Devy Fantasy Football prospects in the Arizona Bowl: Ball State vs. San Jose State

By: Marc Poust | @fatpoust

Ball State (6-1)

QB Drew Plitt (#9)

6’2 217 — Redshirt Senior

Loveland HS — Loveland, Ohio

CFB Statistics

2020 (7G): 152/231 (65.8%) for 1,947 yards and 16 touchdowns / six interceptions ; three rushing touchdowns

Career: https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/players/drew-plitt-1.html 

Recruiting Notes

247 Composite: 86th PRO in 2016 (3STAR)

High School

Senior: 1,400 passing yards (60%) for 15 touchdowns ; three rushing touchdowns 

RB Tye Evans (#30)

6’0 240 — Redshirt Sophomore

Nordonia HS — Macedonia, Ohio

CFB Statistics

2020 (6G): 74 carries for 344 yards (4.6) and one touchdown ; two receptions for 13 yards (6.5) ; two kick returns for 56 yards (28.0)

Career: https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/players/tye-evans-1.html 

Recruiting Notes

247 Composite: 170th RB in 2018 (2STAR)

4.57 40

High School

Junior: 63 receptions for 993 yards (15.8) and ten touchdowns ; 19 carries for 212 yards (11.2) and one rushing touchdown ; nine kick returns for 149 yards (16.6)

Senior: 44 carries for 169 yards (3.8) ; 36 receptions for 668 yards (18.6) and five touchdowns ; 18 kick returns for 456 yards (25.3) and one touchdown ; four punt returns for 54 yards (13.5)

Other

Son of Tyrone Evans — former WWE wrestler (Michael Tarver)

Grandson of Tyrone Evans Sr. — played football at Kent State ; played for Denver Broncos

RB Will Jones (#24)

5’10 208 — Redshirt Junior

Lapel HS — Anderson, Indiana

CFB Statistics

2020 (5G): 47 carries for 187 yards (4.0) and one touchdown ; two receptions for 11 yards (5.5)

Career: https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/players/will-jones-3.html 

Recruiting Notes

247 Composite: N/A

High School

Junior: 250 carries for 2,032 yards (8.1) and 23 touchdowns ; three receptions for 28 yards (9.3) ; 

Senior: 143 carries for 1,236 yards (8.7) and 16 touchdowns ; two receptions for 46 yards (23.0)

WR Justin Hall (#11)

5’9 186 — Senior

Alexander HS — Douglasville, Georgia

CFB Statistics

2020 (7G): 49 receptions for 665 yards (13.6) and six touchdowns ; 30 carries for 231 yards (7.7) and one touchdown ; 12 kick returns for 295 yards (24.6)

Career: https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/players/justin-hall-3.html 

Recruiting Notes

247 Composite: 140th ATH in 2017 (3STAR)

4.49 40

High School

Senior: 74 receptions for 987 yards (13.3) and 11 touchdowns ; four rushing touchdowns ; one kick return touchdown

WR Yo’Heinz Tyler (#6)

6’3 204 — Junior

Warren Easton HS — New Orleans, Louisiana 

CFB Statistics

2020 (7G): 38 receptions for 504 yards (13.3) and seven touchdowns

Career: https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/players/yoheinz-tyler-1.html 

Recruiting Notes

247 Composite: 291st WR in 2018 (3STAR)

High School

Career: 50+ receptions for 1,000+ yards

WR Antwan Davis (#1)

5’11 204 — Graduate Student

Lake Central HS — St. John, Indiana

Lincoln University Transfer

CFB Statistics

2020 (7G): 36 receptions for 413 yards (11.5) and one touchdown ; one carry for one yard (1.0)

2015 (Lincoln U): 677 receiving yards

Career: https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/players/antwan-davis-2.html 

Recruiting Notes

247 Composite: N/A

High School

Senior: 1,200 all-purpose yards and 18 touchdowns

WR Jalen McGaughy (#0)

6’2 217 — Redshirt Freshman

Martin Luther King HS — Detroit, Michigan

CFB Statistics

2020 (4G): four receptions for 156 yards (39.0) and three touchdowns

Career: https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/players/jalen-mcgaughy-1.html 

Recruiting Notes

247 Composite: 133th WR in 2019 (3STAR)

Originally committed to Northern Illinois

4.69 40

4.20 Shuttle

30.7 inch Vertical

High School

Career: 14 all-purpose touchdowns

TE/FB Cody Rudy (#8)

5’11 245 — Redshirt Senior

Shenandoah HS — Middletown, Indiana

CFB Statistics

2020 (6G): 11 receptions for 103 yards (9.4) ; one kick return for ten yards (10.0)

Career: https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/players/cody-rudy-1.html 

Recruiting Notes

247 Composite: N/A

Walked on at Mississippi State

High School

Junior: 122 tackles

Senior: seven carries for 77 yards (11.0) and two touchdowns ; 112 tackles

2x The Herald Bulletin Defensive POY

Other

Awarded scholarship three months after being shot

#22 San Jose State (7-0)

QB Nick Starkel (#17)

6’3 214 — Graduate Student

Liberty Christian HS — Argyle, Texas

Texas A&M/Arkansas Transfer

CFB Statistics

2020 (7G): 138/212 (65.1%) for 1,906 yards and 16 touchdowns / four interceptions 

Career: https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/players/nick-starkel-1.html 

Recruiting Notes

247 Composite: 21st PRO in 2016 (3STAR)

Originally committed to Oklahoma State — then Texas A&M

Elite 11 Participant

The Opening Participant 

High School

Junior: 106/160 (66.2%) for 1,609 yards and 19 touchdowns / four interceptions

Senior: 202/364 (55.5%) for 3,091 yards and 29 touchdowns / 14 interceptions

QB Nick Nash (#16)

6’1 184 — Sophomore

Woodbridge HS — Irvine, California

CFB Statistics

2020 (7G): 19/30 (63.3%) for 203 yards and two touchdowns / one interception ; 36 carries for 195 yards (5.4) and one touchdown

Career: https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/players/nick-nash-1.html 

Recruiting Notes

247 Composite: N/A

247 Sports: 273rd ATH in 2018 (2STAR)

High School

Junior: 9/16 (56.2%) for 122 yards ; 22 receptions for 354 yards (16.1) and two touchdowns ; 16 carries for 41 yards (2.6) and two touchdowns

Senior: 117/213 (54.9%) for 1,728 yards and 18 touchdowns / six interceptions ; 166 carries for 1,269 yards (7.6) and 17 touchdowns ; five receptions for 79 yards (15.8)

Other

Son of Kenny Nash — played wide receiver at San Jose State in 1985-86 ; played on Chiefs in 1987

Nephew of Ryan Smith — played wide receiver at UCLA in 1999-2002

RB Tyler Nevens (#23)

6’0 225 — Senior

Los Altos HS — Hacienda Heights, California

CFB Statistics

2020 (7G): 59 carries for 478 yards (8.1) and five touchdowns ; four receptions for seven yards (1.8)

Career: https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/players/tyler-nevens-1.html 

Recruiting Notes

247 Composite: 105th RB in 2017 (3STAR)

High School

Sophomore: 247 carries for 1,683 yards (6.8) and 15 touchdowns ; seven receptions for 49 yards (7.0) ; 12 kick returns for 399 yards (33.3) 

Junior: 147 carries for 1,560 yards (10.6) and 21 touchdowns ; 17 receptions for 321 yards (18.9) and two touchdowns ; eight kick returns for 276 yards (34.5) and one touchdown

Senior: 318 carries for 2,533 yards (8.0) and 40 touchdowns ; 15 receptions for 201 yards (13.4) and one touchdown ; 13 kick returns for 397 yards (30.5) and one touchdown ; four punt returns for 35 yards (8.8)

Other

Nephew of John Nevens — played football at Cal State Fullerton in 1981-84

RB Kairee Robinson (#32)

5’8 185 — Sophomore

De La Salle HS — Antioch, California

CFB Statistics

2020 (7G): 73 carries for 285 yards (3.9) and two touchdowns ; 12 receptions for 100 yards (8.3) ; one kick return for 20 yards (20.0)

Career: https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/players/kairee-robinson-1.html 

Recruiting Notes

247 Composite: N/A

247 Sports: 122nd RB in 2018 (3STAR)

Walked on at San Jose State

High School

Junior: 226 carries for 2,012 yards (8.9) and 26 touchdowns

WR Bailey Gaither (#84)

6’1 182 — Graduate Student

Paso Robles HS — Paso Robles, California

CFB Statistics

2020 (7G): 41 receptions for 725 yards (17.7) and four touchdowns ; five punt returns for 37 yards (7.4)

Career: https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/players/bailey-gaither-1.html 

Recruiting Notes

247 Composite: 233rd WR in 2015 (3STAR)

4.49 40

4.01 Shuttle

High School

Sophomore: 37 receptions for 780 yards (21.1) and eight touchdowns ; 15 kick returns for 403 yards (26.9) ; seven punt returns for 64 yards (9.1)

Junior: 57 receptions for 1,017 yards (17.9) and 13 touchdowns ; eight carries for 24 yards (3.0) and one touchdown ; 11 kick returns for 550 yards (50.0) ; four punt returns for 58 yards (14.5)

Senior: 73 receptions for 1,480 yards (20.3) and 20 touchdowns ; 55 carries for 372 yards (6.8) and five touchdowns ; 16 kick returns for 713 yards (44.6) and four touchdowns ; seven punt returns for 160 yards (22.9)

WR Tre Walker (#10)

5’11 180 — Senior

Narbonne HS — Inglewood, California

CFB Statistics

2020 (7G): 38 receptions for 546 yards (14.4) and four touchdowns

Career: https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/players/tre-walker-3.html 

Recruiting Notes

247 Composite: 264th WR in 2017 (3STAR)

High School

Sophomore: 17 receptions for 248 yards (14.6) and two touchdowns ; 11 punt returns for 98 yards (8.9)

Junior: 20 receptions for 303 yards (15.2) and two touchdowns ; five punt returns for 37 yards (7.4)

Senior: 77 receptions for 1,290 yards (16.8) and 16 touchdowns ; 28 punt returns for 232 yards (8.3) ; three kick returns for 57 yards (19.0)

WR Isaiah Holiness (#1)

5’10 182 — Sophomore

Redlands East Valley HS — Redlands, California

CFB Statistics

2020 (5G): ten receptions for 97 yards (9.7) and one touchdown ; 18 carries for 58 yards (3.2)

Career: https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/players/isaiah-holiness-1.html 

Recruiting Notes

247 Composite: 389th WR in 2019 (2STAR)

High School

Sophomore: 59 receptions for 809 yards (13.7) and seven touchdowns ; 44 carries for 280 yards (6.4) and one touchdown ; ten kick returns for 230 yards (23.0) ; five punt returns for 117 yards (23.4) and one touchdown

Junior: 57 receptions for 865 yards (15.2) and nine touchdowns ; 44 carries for 278 yards (6.3) and two touchdowns ; 18 kick returns for 495 yards (27.5) ; seven punt returns for 105 yards (15.0)

Senior: 56 carries for 466 yards (8.3) and ten touchdowns ; 47 receptions for 619 yards (13.2) and two touchdowns ; eight kick returns for 379 yards (47.4) and one touchdown ; three punt returns for 43 yards (14.3)

WR Isaiah Hamilton (#9)

5’11 180 — Sophomore

Charter Oak HS — Baldwin Park, California

CFB Statistics

2020 (7G): ten receptions for 167 yards (16.7) and two touchdowns ; one carry for nine yards (9.0)

Career: https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/players/isaiah-hamilton-2.html 

Recruiting Notes

247 Composite: N/A

247 Sports: 511th WR in 2019 (2STAR)

High School

Junior: 30 receptions for 659 yards (22.0) and eight touchdowns ; four carries for 111 yards (27.8) and two touchdowns ; six kick return touchdowns for 193 yards (32.2) and one touchdown

Senior: 38 receptions for 893 yards (23.5) and 14 touchdowns ; 12 punt returns for 130 yards (10.8) and three touchdowns ; seven kick returns for 263 yards (37.6) and one touchdown

WR Jermaine Braddock (#13)

6’1 191 — Sophomore

Charter Oak HS — Covina, California

CFB Statistics

2020 (5G): seven receptions for 70 yards (10.0) and one touchdown

Career: https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/players/jermaine-braddock-1.html 

Recruiting Notes

247 Composite: N/A

247 Sports: 181st WR in 2019 (3STAR)

High School

Sophomore: 23 receptions for 371 yards (16.1) and four touchdowns ; four carries for 42 yards (10.5)

Junior: 63 receptions for 1,142 yards (18.1) and 12 touchdowns ; one carry for 39 yards (39.0)

Senior: 61 receptions for 940 yards (15.4) and 12 touchdowns ; 37 carries for 231 yards (6.2) and nine touchdowns ; ten punt returns for 171 yards (17.1) and two touchdowns ; four kick returns for 120 yards (30.0)

TE Derrick Deese Jr. (#87)

6’4 235 — Senior

John F. Kennedy HS — La Palma, California

Golden West College Transfer

CFB Statistics

2020 (7G): 19 receptions for 239 yards (12.6) and five touchdowns

2017 (Golden West): 37 receptions for 658 yards (17.8) and eight touchdowns

2016 (Golden West): ten receptions for 155 yards (15.5) and one touchdown

Career: https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/players/derrick-deese-1.html 

Recruiting Notes

247 Composite: N/A

Walked on at San Jose State

High School

Senior: 25 receptions for 431 yards (17.2) and eight touchdowns 

Other

Son of Derrick Deese — former San Francisco 49ers offensive lineman

TE Sam Olson (#88)

6’4 225 — Freshman

Redwood HS — Visalia, California

CFB Statistics

2020 (4G): five receptions for 67 yards (13.4) and one touchdown

Recruiting Notes

247 Composite: 154th TE in 2020 (2STAR)

High School

Senior: 33 receptions for 586 yards (17.8) and 11 touchdowns


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