Posted On: 02/12/21 11:10 AM

There were 10 Division II and III programs that tapped into the talent the Class of 2021 had to offer. Here are the 13 signees from our Class of ’21 Player Rankings that will be leaving the state to continue their athletic and academic careers.

Carleton College, MN (DIII)

CJ RichardsCJRichards5'10" | LBRock Creek | 2021StateKS – Rock Creek, 5’10”, 220, LB

Richards was a tackling machine his senior year. The Rock Creek product piled up 109 total tackles, and three forced fumbles. His ability to read where the ball is going will help him tremendously at Carleton.

Carthage College, WI, (DIII)

Cameron PennyCameronPenny6'1" | LBSt. Thomas Aquinas | 2021StateKS – St. Thomas Aquinas, 6’1”, 215, DL/LB

The leading sack-man in 5A could make an immediate impact for the Carthage defense. Penny has a quick first-step coming off the edge, and is a relentless pass-rusher. He could possibly play a little outside-linebacker as well.

Colorado School of Mines, CO (DII)

Ethan KremerEthanKremer6'0" | DLMill Valley | 2021StateKS – Mill Valley, 6’0”, 265, DL

The Hardrockers are getting a beast in Kremer. In 2020 he racked up 53 total tackles; 14.5 being for a loss, and seven sacks. Kremer was the 2020 Buck Buchanan Award winner, and he is also a

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