UPDATED — Georgia State recruiting roundup

Georgia State running back Kyler Neal. (Courtesy of Georgia State)

Georgia State running back Kyler Neal. (Courtesy of Georgia State)

Georgia State’s football team, coming off a 1-11 season, picked up four commitments from junior college players last week.

Two of the players announced their decisions on twitter.

One was running back Kendrick Dorn, a 6-foot-1, 210-pound running back from San Bernardino Valley College.

The other was teammate Tyler Simonsen, a 6-foot-4, 305-pound guard and tackle.

The third was Dequeszman Kelley, a 6-foot-2, 285-pound defensive lineman from Coffeyville Community College.

The fourth was offensive lineman Dom Roldan, a 6-foot-5, 340-pound offensive lineman from Grossmont College.

Dorn will provide depth at a position that will be a question mark next year because of injuries to Kyler Neal and Jonathan Jean-Bart and inexperience with Marcus Caffey.

Simonsen will also add depth and competition to a group that loses two starters and awaits the return of injured left tackle Michael Ivory.

It’s obvious that Georgia State’s coaching staff is making a push to add the depth and competition necessary to speed up the building of the program.

Here is the list of Georgia State’s recruits, according to panthertalk.com:

Zachary Branner, 6-5, 328 pounds, OT, Buckhorn (New Market, Ala.)

Kendrick Dorn, 6-1, 210 pounds, RB, San Bernardino Valley College

Ke’Von Hall, 5-9, 170 pounds, ATH, Melrose (Memphis)

Richard Hallman, 6-4, 180 pounds, WR, Hillgrove

Drew Harris, 6-5, 235 pounds, DE, Stephenson

Penny Hart, 5-9, 170 pounds, ATH, King’s Ridge

Melliek Jackson, 5-11, 180 pounds, S, Champagnat Catholic (Hialeah, Fla.)

Dequeszman Kelley, 6-2, 285 pounds, DL,  Coffeyville Community College

Chase Middleton, 6-2, 217 pounds, LB, Brookwood

Charlie Patrick, 6-1, 210 pounds, LB, Mays

Dom Roldan, 6-5, 340 pounds, OL, Grossmont College

Tyler Simonsen, 6-4, 305 pounds, San Bernardino Valley College

Tyler Taylor, 6-3, 180 pounds, WR, Stephenson

Jaleen Thomas, 6-1, 210 pounds, RB, Northview (Dothan, Ala.)

Aaron Winchester, 6-1, 180 pounds, QB, Mount Pisgah


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