2012 RECRUITING CLASSES

Cal

Player          Pos.          Hometown          Ht.          Wt.          Comment

Michael Barton          LB          Concord          6-1          210          Three-time state champ at De La Salle could play safety or linebacker.

Matt Cochran          C          Atwater          6-4          324          Rated by Scout as nation's No. 2 center; team was 24-2 in 2 years.

Jeffrey Coprich          ATH          Stevenson Ranch          5-9          182          Determined to convince coaches he can be Cal's next great back.

Cedric Dozier          WR          Lakewood, Wash.          5-11          175          Completed 66.7 percent of passes as part-time quarterback.

Damariay Drew          ATH          Livermore          5-11          195          Fast and versatile running back likely to get look at safety.


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Maximo Espitia Jr.          FB          Salem, Ore.          6-3          223          Totaled 2,156 passing, rushing, receiving yards as senior.

Raymond Ford          CB          Gardena          5-11          174          Played at Serra High with USC wide receiver Robert Woods

Chris Harper          WR          Encino          6-0          165          Averaged 18.4 yards per catch with 17 TDs final two seasons.

Zach Kline          QB          Danville          6-2          210          No. 2 rated prostyle QB in nation by Rivals is already enrolled.

Kenny Lawler          WR          Upland          6-3          175          Four-star prospect gave Cal much-needed recruiting win.

Cole Leininger          P          Fruit Cove, Fla.          6-2          195          Versatile kicker will get shot to replace punter Bryan Anger.

Steven Moore          OT          Elk Grove          6-6          265          Most upside of any offensive lineman in state, says one expert.

Hardy Nickerson Jr.          LB          Oakland          6-0          218          Son of Cal grad and NFL veteran had 389 tackles at Bishop O'Dowd.

Christian Okafor          OT          Houston          6-6          300          Rated the No. 30 tackle prospect by ESPN, he's already enrolled.

Darius Powe          WR          Lakewood          6-2          186          His 4.64 speed helped him average 17.6 yards per catch.

Freddie Tagaloa          OT          Vallejo          6-8          300          Agile and huge, could play either tackle spot.

Bryce Treggs          WR          Bellflower          5-11          171          Five-star prospect fended off USC to follow dad to Cal.

San Jose State

Player          Pos.          Hometown          Ht.          Wt.          Comment

Oscar Barron          OL          Garden Grove          6-4          270          Played both sides of the ball, expected to play offense at SJSU.

David Fales          QB          Salinas          6-3          220          Palma product threw 37 TDs in two years at Monterey Peninsula College.

Billy Freeman          TE          Mesa, Ariz.          6-3          235          Good blocker, downfield threat frequently lined up at receiver.

Addison Gillam          LB          Palo Cedro          6-3          215          Mike MacIntyre compared versatile Gillam to Spartans LB Vince Buhagiar.

Ryan Harper          S/P          Phoenix          6-2          200          Will have three years of eligibility after one season at Phoenix College.

Kyle Hart          OL          Ridgecrest          6-3          265          Projects as a center at SJSU, plans to join Marines when career ends.

Niko Kittrell          TE/FB          Tucson, Ariz.          6-2          245          Spartans signed bevy of tight ends who can also play FB, H-back or LB.

Jeremiah Kolone          OL          Fallbrook          6-3          290          Will be evaluated as center, guard, tackle, then slotted where he fits best.

Brad Kuh          LB          San Jose          6-2          220          Bellarmine player a member of Bay Area News Group's Cream of the Crop.

Austin Lopez          K          Euless, Texas          6-0          170          Made winning FG last season in front of 50,000 fans for Dallas-area team.

Jalynn McCain          RB          Richmond, Texas          5-10          220          Has frame to handle more weight, become between-the-tackles runner.

Miles Milner          DB          San Marcos          5-11          170          Sprinter for high school track team; projects as corner in college.

Lemaki Musika          LB          Milpitas          6-1          245          Milpitas High product enrolled and eligible for spring practice.

Jimmy Pruitt          DB          La Mesa          6-0          175          Played for Helix High, alma mater of Reggie Bush and Alex Smith.

Evan Sarver          OT          Chandler, Ariz.          6-5          270          Reportedly had offers from Arizona State, Air Force and Fresno State.

Christian Tago          ATH          Palmdale          6-2          215          Played five positions, including QB, but might end up at linebacker.

Travis Talianko          S          La Canada          6-1          200          Caught 155 passes for 27 touchdowns but expected to play in secondary.

Eugene Taylor          DE/OLB          San Jose          6-4          210          Oak Grove standout whose father, Woody, was DB for Spartans in '74-75.

Jordan Thiel          TE          Simi Valley          6-5          230          Caught 44 passes for 513 yards; was team's top offensive player.

Fernando Villaneuva          OL/DL          San Jose          6-7          290          Independence star reportedly had offers from Utah and Washington State.

Stanford

Player          Pos.          Hometown          Ht.          Wt.          Comment

Alex Carter          S          Ashburn, Va.          6-0          195          Cardinal continues multiyear recruiting success with top-rated DBs.

Johnny Caspers          OL          Glenn Ellyn, Ill.          6-4          285          Full name is Jonathan McCool Caspers. We kid you not.

Connor Crane          WR          Lantana, Texas          6-4          190          Member of school's 1,600-meter relay team has the speed to go deep.

Nick Davidson          OL          Eden Prairie, Minn.          6-7          285          Tackle prospect's father, Jeff, played for Ohio State and Denver Broncos.

Noor Davis          OLB          Leesburg, Fla.          6-4          235          Cardinal's top incoming player; recruited heavily by Alabama, Auburn.

Brandon Fanaika          OL          Pleasant Grove, Utah          6-3          320          Considered Utah until end but announced Wednesday it was Stanford.

Joshua Garnett          G          Puyallup, Wash.          6-5          305          Five-star prospect rated No. 2 guard in the nation by Rivals, No. 3 by Scout.

Zach Hoffpauir          S          Glendale, Ariz.          6-0          210          One of five signing-day commitments. Had offers from Arizona State, Cal.

Dontonio Jordan          WR          Corinth, Texas          5-11          185          One of four receiver signees for program in desperate need at the position.

Luke Kaumatule          DE/TE          Honolulu          6-7          260          Versatile athlete spurned offers from Oregon, UCLA, Washington, Hawaii.

Nate Lohn          DE          Kansas City, Mo.          6-3          265          Reportedly had scholarship offers from Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska.

Drew Madhu          S          Tampa, Fla.          6-1          196          Attended same school (Plant) as Wade Boggs and receiver Mike Williams.

Blake Martinez          MLB          Oro Valley, Ariz.          6-2          235          Playing TE and RB make him ideal candidate to play in Jumbo package.

Kyle Murphy          OT          San Clemente          6-7          278          Final piece to an epic class of offensive linemen.

Ikenna Nwafor          DT          Irving, Texas          6-6          300          Scholarship offers from bevy of Texas schools but (reportedly) not Texas.

Andrus Peat          OT          Tempe, Ariz.          6-7          305          Top-10 tackle picked Stanford over USC, Nebraska, where brother plays.

Michael Rector          WR          Gig Harbor, Wash.          6-1          185          Three-star receiver committed to Washington but switched Wednesday.

Barry Sanders          RB          Oklahoma City          5-10          185          Cardinal is loaded at tailback, so no pressure to make instant impact.

Aziz Shittu          DE          Atwater          6-3          265          Signing-day commit was rated No. 3 strongside end by Rivals.

Graham Shuler          OL          Brentwood, Tenn.          6-4          277          Was nation's No. 4 center but athletic enough to move to guard or tackle.

Jordan Watkins          DE          Decatur, Ga.          6-5          265          Atlanta (and Phoenix) suburbs continue to be fertile recruiting ground.

Kodi Whitfield          WR          Los Angeles          6-2          197          Son of Stanford great Bob Whitfield was courted aggressively by UCLA.