Posted On: 06/5/20 4:06 AM

The Minnesota State-Mankato Mavericks have a historic legacy of finding and signing some of the best and most accomplished MN preps year in and year out. Additionally, those same preps seem to find both All-NSIC and All-American recognition every season, and 2019 was no different as electric New London-Spicer WR Shane Zylstra garnered A.P. First Team All-American status. This came after the Mavericks reached the DII national championship game and narrowly lost to West Florida 48-40, so it’s about as good as a time as any to be signed to MSU’s football class. Mankato State reloaded again with these 2020 signings - especially in terms of Minnesota prospects. Of the 25 athletes signed, 11 are Minnesotans, and those 11 are some hammers. Get to know these standout and accomplished future Mavericks as well as a breakdown of the class overall, below. Thanks for reading!

The gems of the recruiting class for the kids from the Land of 10,000 Lakes can definitely be awarded to Prior Lake’s Blake WhaleyBlakeWhaleyDLPrior Lake | 2020StateMN and Jordan’s Ryan SamuelsonRyanSamuelson6'3" | WRJordan | 2020StateMN - who were offered D1 scholarships by Kent State and South Dakota, respectively - and are going to be impactful players early on in their NSIC careers. The rest of the commits from

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