Northwestern 2011 Recruiting Class Synopsis


Head Coach Pat Fitzgerald and the Northwestern University football program announced today the signing of 17 recruits to National Letters of Intent.

This year’s class features 11 offensive players and six defensive players. Northwestern’s 17 commits hail from seven states. The Wildcats signed five players from Illinois and four from Ohio. Northwestern also landed players from the football-rich states of Florida, Texas, California, Louisiana and New Jersey.

“Top to bottom, this might be the deepest class we’ve brought in to Northwestern in quite some time,” said NU Coach Pat Fitzgerald. “They all come from great families and academically, they were all perfect fits for Northwestern and what we stand for. We fully expect them to come in and help us with the goal of achieving a Big Ten championship.”

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Northwestern Adds 3 Recruits, 2 with Local Ties

On National Signing Day, Northwestern Wildcats head men’s basketball coach Bill Carmody announced the signing of guards Tre Demps (San Antonio, Texas/Ronald Reagan) and Dave Sobolewski (Naperville, Ill./Benet Academy) and forward Mike Turner (Chicago, Ill./University of Chicago Laboratory High School) to National Letters of Intent.

“We are excited to welcome Dave, Tre and Mike to our basketball family,” Carmody said in a public statement released by the University.

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