Salukis release 2019 football recruiting class

Salukis release 2019 football recruiting class
Enrollment is up at Southern Illinois Carbondale according to the university. (Source: SIU)

CARBONDALE, IL (KFVS) - Southern Illinois University has released its complete list of 2019 athletes for signing day.

The Salukis have recruited some local talent including: Cooper Callis from Jackson, Mo., Madison Allen from West Frankfort, Ill., James Gunn from Marion, Ill., Tate Johnson from Herrin, Ill. and Will Hopkins from Park Hills, Mo.

Here is the complete list of signees:

- LB Madison Allen (6-0, 206, Fr.) West Frankfort, Ill./Frankfort High School

- QB Cooper Callis (6-2, 205, So.) Jackson, Mo./Jackson High School/Pearl River CC

- OL Amari Curtis (6-4, 270, Fr.) Downers Grove, Ill./Culver Academy High School

- OL Chase Evans (6-3, 275, Fr.) Mason, Ohio/William Mason High School

- OL Jake Green (6-4, 280, Fr.) Alpharetta, Ga./Chattahoochee High School

- DT James Gunn (6-2, 320, Fr.) Marion, Ill./Marion High School

- OL Devin Hunt (6-2, 290, Fr.) East St. Louis, Mo./East St. Louis High School

- WR Tate Johnson (6-1, 173, Fr.) Herrin, Ill./Herrin High School

- CB PJ Jules (6-1, 181, Fr.) Orlando, Fla./Jones High School

- QB Karé Lyles (6-1, 215, Jr.) Madison, Wis./Scottsdale (AZ) High School/Scottsdale CC

- S Jakari Patterson (6-2, 195, Fr.) Cincinnati, Ohio/Colerain High School

- OT Nathaniel Pierre (6-5, 285, So.) Brooklyn, N.Y./Christ The King High School/ASA College

- DT Jalen Snell (6-3, 262, Fr.) Mundelein, Ill./Carmel Catholic High School

- CB Jonathan Thompson (6-0, 185, Jr.) Atlanta, Ga./Mountain View High School/Highland CC

- DE Nate Thurman (6-2, 225, Fr.) St. Louis, Mo./Vianney High School

- OT Abdou Toure (6-6, 260, Fr.) Marietta, Ga./Sprayberry High School

- DT Elijah Watson (6-3, 280, Jr.) Hackensack, N.J./IMG Academy/Miami (Ohio)/Iowa Central CC

- S Easton Wolf (6-2, 180, Fr.) Waverly, Ohio/Waverly High School

- LB Matt Brenneisen (6-2, 220, Fr.) Springfield, Ill./Sacred Heart Griffin High School

- WR Branson Combs (6-3, 200, Fr.) Evansville, Ind./Reitz Memorial High School

- ATH Tanner Corum [Core-um] (5-11, 188, Fr.) Knoxville, Tenn./Farragut High School

- WR Avante Cox (5-11, 170, Jr.) Rochester, Ill./Rochester High School/ Wyoming

- WR Jordan Cox (6-3, 195, Fr.) Atlanta, Ga./Milton High School

- RB Romeir Elliott (5-7, 185, Fr.) Indianapolis, Ind./Warren Central High School

- LB Will Hopkins (6-2, 200, Fr.) Park Hills, Mo./Central High School

- LB Tim Johns (6-3, 235, Fr.) Greenwood, Ind./Greenwood High School/Purdue

- TE Avery Taggart (6-5, 225, Fr.) Eureka, Mo./Eureka High School

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