Bearcats look to reload

Coming off last year’s 9-3 season, Northwest Missouri State looks to reload by adding 38 players.

The Bearcats’ class includes two junior college transfers and 36 high school players, including six from Nebraska.

The players from Nebraska are defensive lineman Karson Dickson, who helped BDS win a pair of Eight-Man state titles; Giavonni Guido, signed as an athlete after playing quarterback at Millard West; Ralston defensive lineman Noah Hilton; Grant Matthies, a tight end from Creighton Prep; Cameron Purvis, a running back from Omaha Northwest; and Lincoln High offensive lineman Mason Sullivan.

The Bearcats also added Glenwood (Iowa) linebacker Andrew Blum and AHSTW lineman AJ Sieh.

Joe Barnes, Kansas City Liberty, Mo., 5-9, 180, DB; JD Benbow, Kansas City Staley, Mo., 6-2, 220, TE; Andrew Blum, Glenwood, Iowa, 6-3, 205, LB; Blake Brown, Blue Valley, Kan., 6-1, 182, WR; Ryan Dewhirst, Rockport, Mo., 6-2, 230, TE; Karson Dickson, BDS, 6-3, 220, DL; Tevin Eckwood, Springdale, Ark., 5-11, 160, DB; Hunter Gerths, Albia, Iowa (Ellsworth CC), 6-5, 270, OL; Mitch Goff, Des Moines Dowling, 6-3, 280, OL; Walker Graves, Chillicothe, Mo., 6-3, 309, DL; Giavonni Guido, Millard West, 6-0, 160, ATH; LaTroy Harper, Hamilton, Mo., 6-1, 185, WR; Lonell Harris, St. Augustine, Fla., 6-1, 165, DB; Cole Hembrough, Chatham, Ill., 6-3, 220, TE; Thomas Henrichs, Liberty, Mo., 6-4, 196, P; Noah Hilton, Ralston, 6-4, 240, DL; Mike Hohensee, St. Charles, Ill., 6-2, 210, QB; Zach Howard, Bolivar, Mo., 6-3, 310, DL; Devan Jackson, Grant City, Mo., 6-5, 300, OL; Eann Johnson, Tampa, Fla., 5-11, 180, DB; Drake Kinsella, Grant City, Mo., 6-3, 230, DL; Jackson Likens, Blue Valley, Kan., 5-11, 184, K; Grant Matthies, Creighton Prep, 6-3, 215, TE; Tyler Miller, Kansas City Staley, Mo., 6-3, 238, DL; Matt Murphy, New Lenox, Ill., 6-0, 175, DB; Peyton Plunkett, Palmyra, Mo., 6-2, 205, LB; Riley Prachar, Venice, Fla., 6-4, 240, DL; Cameron Purvis, Omaha Northwest, 5-10, 175, RB; Robert Rawie, Liberty, Mo., 6-0, 175, RB; Nijel Roberts, Blue Valley North, Kan., 6-0, 160, WR; AJ Sieh, Avoca, Iowa, 6-4, 300, OL; Isaiah Strayhorn, Chula Vista, Calif. (Southwestern CC), 5-10, 205, RB; Mason Sullivan, Lincoln High, 6-0, 258, OL; Isaac Vollstedt, Iowa City Regina, 6-1, 205, LB; Tre Wheaton, Blue Springs, Mo., 6-1, 175, WR; Nyjel White, Columbia, Mo., 6-4, 265, OL; Javon Williams, Grandview, Mo., 6-0, 175, DB; Seth Zegunis, Olathe Northwest, Kan., 6-4, 285, OL.

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