Posted On: 10/15/20 10:00 AM

In our first "Recruiting Roundup" for Prep Redzone Dakotas, we take a look at who got an offer, interest, and took visits to football programs. We'll start back on September 22nd and go until the present day.

Offers, Interest, Etc.

Let us start by clarifying the word offer. An offer is at the very least a roster spot to play college football at the next level. Whether there are scholarship dollars involved to play football is a different story, as for example, Division III programs cannot offer football scholarships. Interest could mean a player got a recruiting graphic from a college program in the last few weeks. Visits would be either an in-person visit to that college campus or in today's age, a virtual visit.

The Numbers

To our count, over 60 players in North and South Dakota got at least interest from college programs over the last few weeks and I'm sure we missed some, and I'm sure there are ones that don't post their offers on Twitter. If we did miss anybody, please feel free to DM the Prep Redzone Dakotas account or email Nate Wahl at and we will be happy to add you! Way to go Dakotas!

Hunter LemerHunterLemer6'1" | DBAberdeen Central | 2021State, Aberdeen Central (SD) Offer: University of Jamestown Interest: Dakota State, Northern State, Minnesota-Moorhead Game Visit: Dakota State Tristan Abbott, Huron (SD) Offer: Northern State Interest: Dakota State and Northern State Aiden CarlsonAidenCarlson6'4" | TEFargo North | 2021State, Fargo North (ND) Offer: University of Jamestown Visit: Concordia-Moorhead Interest: Nebraska Landon RuesinkLandonRuesinkDBDell Rapids | 2022State, Dell Rapids (SD) Interest: South Dakota, North Dakota State, Northern State and South Dakota State. Cam Jones, Sioux Falls Roosevelt (SD) Interest: North Dakota State, South Dakota State and Northern Illinois. Kaden ChadwickKadenChadwickOLVelva | 2022State, Velva (ND) Interest: South Dakota State, South Dakota and North Dakota State. Hayden GilbertHaydenGilbert6'2" | DBViborg-Hurley | 2022State, Viborg-Hurley (SD) (2022) Interest: Northern State and South Dakota State. Jack GreenJackGreen6'1" | KSt. Thomas More | 2021State, Saint Thomas More (SD) Interest: South Dakota State Tyler FeldkampTylerFeldkamp6'0" | WRSioux Falls Roosevelt | 2021State, Sioux Falls Roosevelt (SD) Offer: Minnesota-Mankato and Sioux Falls Dawson SchmidtDawsonSchmidt6'4" | WRWatertown | 2021State, Watertown (SD) Offer: Northern State and University of Jamestown Jace SiforeJaceSifore6'4" | OLHoward | 2022State, Howard (SD) Interest: Dakota State Tytus Bachmeier, Mandan (ND) Offer: Presentation College Parker ReedParkerReed6'2" | LBBrandon Valley | 2021State, Brandon Valley (SD) Interest: Northern State and Sioux Falls. Ryan DoddsRyanDodds6'1" | OLDakota Valley | 2021State, Dakota Valley (SD) Offer: Presentation College, Mount Marty, Nebraska Wesleyan, Allegheny College (PA), Lyon College (AR), Pacific University (OR) and Elmhurst University (IL) Abe HestdalenAbeHestdalen6'3" | DLSheyenne | 2021State, West Fargo (ND) Offer: Minnesota-Moorhead and University of Jamestown Braeden BlochBraedenBloch6'3" | OLShanley | 2021State, Fargo Shanley (ND) Offer: University of Jamestown Clay FelandClayFeland6'3" | QBBismarck Legacy | 2021State, Bismarck Legacy (ND) Offer: University of Jamestown Carter Birrenkott, West Fargo (ND) Offer: Minnesota-Moorhead Sam SatherSamSather6'3" | OLGF Red River | 2021State, Grand Forks Red River (ND) Offer: University of Jamestown Interest: Northern State and Dickinson State. Tyler KjetlandTylerKjetland6'4" | OLBridgewater-Emery | 2021State, Bridgewater-Emery-Ethan (SD) Offer: Northern State and Dakota Wesleyan. Jaden BraunJadenBraunTEBismarck Century | 2022State, Bismarck Century (ND) Interest: Northern State and South Dakota Grant RomfoGrantRomfo6'1" | RBLangdon-E-G | 2021State, Langdon Area (ND) Offer: Culver-Stockton (MO), University of Jamestown, and Minnesota-Moorhead Visit: Bemidji State Brodie EisenbraunBrodieEisenbraunKSturgis Brown | 2021State, Sturgis Brown (SD) Interest: Chadron State Carter SmithCarterSmith6'3" | DLBismarck Legacy | 2021State, Bismarck Legacy (ND) Smith committed close to home to play football at the University of Mary. Lyric Hoffman, Bismarck Legacy (ND) Offer: University of Jamestown Joren PalmerJorenPalmer6'0" | OLFargo Davies | 2021State, Fargo Davies (ND) Offer: University of Jamestown Derek EidsnessDerekEidsness6'2" | WRWest Central | 2021State, West Central (SD) Offer: Mount Marty Zach SchreierZachSchreier5'10" | OLDell Rapids | 2021State, Dell Rapids (SD) Offer: Clark University (IA) Max ThomsonMaxThomson6'2" | QBSF Washington | 2022State, Sioux Falls Washington (2022) Interest: South Dakota State, South Dakota, Northern State and North Dakota State. Ethyn RollingerEthynRollinger6'3" | WRHarrisburg | 2021State, Harrisburg (SD) Offer: Mount Marty Ethan Rogich, Sioux Falls Lincoln (SD) Offer: Mount Marty Mason JacobsonMasonJacobson6'5" | OLHarrisburg | 2022State, Harrisburg (SD) (2022) Offer: Northwestern College (IA) and Mount Marty. Caleb RistCalebRistRBDes Lacs-Burlington | 2022State, Des-Lacs-Burlington (ND) (2022) Offer: William Penn (IA) Interest: South Dakota State and North Dakota State. Quinten ChristensenQuintenChristensen6'5" | DLWessington Springs | 2022State, Woonsocket-Wessington Springs-Sanborn Central (2022) Interest: North Dakota State and Northern State. Tucker LargeTuckerLarge5'11" | DBSF Roosevelt | 2021State, Sioux Falls Roosevelt (SD) Offer: Minnesota-Mankato Chayce MontagneChayceMontagne5'8" | ATHDakota Valley | 2021State, Dakota Valley (SD) Offer: Presentation College and University of Jamestown. Kellen EntzKellenEntzDBWest Fargo-Sheyenne | 2022State, Sheyenne (ND) (2022) Interest: Northern State, South Dakota, and North Dakota State. Carson Hegerle, West Fargo (ND) (2022) Hegerle most certainly was the hottest commodity over the last few weeks in the Dakotas. Interest: Eastern Michigan, Kansas State, Iowa State, Nebraska, Iowa, North Dakota State, North Dakota, South Dakota State, South Dakota, Northwestern, Northern Illinois, and Western Michigan Jacob Brosius, Fargo North (ND) Brosius committed to Minnesota-Moorhead on October 1st to join the Dragons in 2021! Ethan Headlee, Harrisburg (SD) Offer: Upper Iowa and Wayne State Simon Romfo, Langdon Area (ND) Offer: University of Jamestown and Minnesota-Moorhead. Visit: Bemidji State Interest: Dickinson State Emmet Kenney, Fargo Shanley (ND) Offer: University of North Dakota Matt Peters, Sioux Falls O'Gorman (SD) Visit: Dordt University (IA) Layton Eide, Deuel (SD) Interest: Northern State, Dakota State, and Concordia-Moorhead. Jacob Hilgemann, Jamestown (ND) Offer: University of Jamestown Peyton Kessel, Fargo South (ND) Visit: Concordia-Moorhead Presley Johnson, Sioux Falls Roosevelt (SD) Offer: Mount Marty Tyce Ortman, Canistota-Freeman (SD) Visit: Mount Marty and Dakota State Interest: South Dakota State, Dakota State, Northern State, and Morningside (IA) Gio Oromo, Sioux Falls Lincoln (SD) Interest: Cornell College (IA) Hunter Van Nieuwenhuyse, Highmore (SD) Visit: Dickinson State Josh Piper, Sioux Falls Washington (SD) (2022) Interest: South Dakota State, South Dakota, and North Dakota State Barika Kpeenu, Fargo Sheyenne (ND) Kpeenu has already committed to the Bison in 2021 but has been getting several recruiting graphics lately from NDSU as well. Aiden Gaede, Sioux Falls Lincoln (SD) Interest: Cornell College (IA) Cooper Mattern, Fargo Shanley (ND) Interest: Northern State Angel Johnson, Viborg-Hurley (SD) Offer: Northern State Logan Needles, Sioux Falls Lincoln (SD) Interest: Cornell College (IA), Morningside (IA), and Northern State. Jacob Knuth, Harrisburg (SD) Visit: North Dakota State Carter Hogg, Aberdeen Central (SD) Offer: University of Jamestown and Northern State. Visit: Dakota State Interest: Northern State Ayden Viox, Harrisburg (SD) (2022) Interest: South Dakota Andy Blazevich, Sioux Falls Lincoln (SD) Interest: Northern State and Morningside (IA) Reid Hartness, Fargo Davies (ND) Interest: Bemidji State and Northern State. Joey Hughes, Sioux Falls Roosevelt (SD) Offer: Mount Marty          

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