SIGNING CLASSES

Players who signed football national letters of intent with Bay Area colleges Wednesday:

CAL

Player          Pos.          Hometown          Ht.          Wt.

Hamilton Anoa'i          OLB          San Mateo          6-2          225 Versatile player flipped from Northwestern on the eve of signing day

Sam Atoe*          S          San Mateo          6-0          205 Ex-prep running back was safety at College of San Mateo; may play "nickel" for Bears

Kamryn Bennett          OG          Peoria, Ariz.          6-3          275 Picked Cal over Oregon State after following Bears on "The Drive" TV series

Erik Brown          WR          Fontana          6-1          175 Four-star prospect, who flipped to Cal from Washington, also wooed by Notre Dame, Nebraska


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David Davis*          DT          Long Beach          6-2          295 JC signee is grandson of Pro Football Hall of Fame defensive end Willie Davis

Devante Downs*          FB          Mountlake Terrace, Wash.          6-3          230 Two-way prep star will get first look at running back but could play linebacker

Kennedy Emesibe          DE          Hesperia          6-3          275 Had offers from Arizona, Arizona State and Mississippi State

Vic Enwere          RB          Missouri City, Texas          6-1          213 Big back runs 4.4 for 40 yards, squats 500 pounds; brother is engineering student at MIT

Chase Forrest          QB          Santa Ana          6-3          180 Directed Southern California prep powerhouse Mater Dei High to 11-3 record last fall

Dominic Granado          OT          Huntington Beach          6-5          270 Will be given the chance to win starting RT spot with Steven Moore moved to LT

Jonathan Johnson*          DE          Woodland Hills          6-4          240 JC transfer expected to provide Bears with much-needed speed pass rusher

Trevor Kelly*          DT          San Mateo          6-3          305 With teammate Atoe, helped College of San Mateo to a 10-4 record and No. 4 state ranking

Chandler Leniu          MLB          Bellflower          6-1          225 One-time Washington State commit rated No. 2 middle linebacker in the West by Scout.com

John Porchivina          OLB          Petaluma          6-1          212 Will play defense at Cal but rushed for 301 yards in a game last fall

Luke Rubenzer          QB          Scottsdale, Ariz.          6-0          185 Passed for more than 4,200 yards with 61 TDs and just 3 INTs for 13-1 team

Quentin Tartabull          S          Mission Hills          6-0          200 Father Danny hit 262 homers in MLB, grandfather Jose originally signed with Giants in '58

Aisea Tongilava          OLB          Orange          6-0          210 Cal won late recruiting battle with Washington to secure one-time San Jose State commit

Michael Trani          C          La Mirada          6-4          285 Played tackle as prep but rated as No. 2 center prospect in West by Scout.com

Tre Watson          RB           Corona          5-9          185 Pushed for more than 3,400 yards with 48 TDs as senior at powerhouse Centennial

Noah Westerfield          DE          Frisco, Texas          6-3          210 First college game could be 2014 opener at Northwestern, where he first committed

Darius White          CB          Grenada, Miss.          6-1          180 Committed to Kansas State for a week in December, JC transfer gives Bears size at CB

SAN JOSE STATE

Player          Pos.          Hometown          Ht.          Wt.

Andre Chachere          CB          Fresno          6-0          175 Father Derrick played 5 seasons for SaberCats

Thai Cottrell          ATH          Oceanside          5-7          175 All-purpose star (WR/RB) had 1,734 yards, 22 TDs as senior

Ian Fieber          QB          Mission Viejo          6-1          195 Coached in HS by former NFL QB Rob Johnson and his father, Bob Johnson

Nautica Flemming          DB          Fresno          5-9          170 Two-time all-league DC at Bullard-Fresno as senior, Edison-Fresno as junior

Tre Hartley          WR          Milpitas          6-0          180 Had 1,369 yards, 16 TDs and 24.0 yard per catch average as senior

Limihai Hifo          RB          Romoland          5-11          225 Rushed for 2,103 yards, 21 TDs as senior, could also play LB

Justin Holmes          WR          Roseville          6-2          215 Was MVP at receiver of Oakland Nike Camp last fall

Troy Kowalski          OT          Glendale, Ariz.          6-5          265 Two-time team most valuable OL in high school

Rueben Leasau          LB          La Mesa           6-2          205 Was an all-league TE but joins SJSU on defense

Maurice McKnight          DB          San Bernardino          6-0          175 Ranked by Scout as No. 49 CB in country, SJSU's top HS recruit

Chad Miller          S          Vallejo          6-0          170 Played S and QB in high school, enters as S prospect

Charles Nelson          OL          San Jose          6-4          285 Third-team all-state was a Mercury News first-team All-CCS lineman

Khalil Rashaad-Brown          S          Carson          6-0          180 Had 80 tackles, 3 sacks, 2 forced fumbles as a senior

Owen Roberts          DL          Harbor City          6-2          270 12 sacks and 15 TFLs, high school teammate of Rashaad-Brown

Matt Spadaro          OL          Thousand Oaks          6-5          250 First-team all-league pick as a left tackle

Victor Vernon          DL          Chicago          6-3          275 Two-year starter at De Anza College will join team in summer

Cleveland Wallace          CB          San Jose          5-11          175 Oak Grove High product is a sophomore transfer from Washington

Malik Watson*          QB          San Jose          6-3          220 Contra Costa College transfer joins QB competition

David Williams          S          Los Angeles          6-1          200 An L.A. all-city selection had 60 tackles, 3 INTs

Kyle Wright*          OL          Alta Loma           6-7          300 Region V all-state pick has JC experience at tackle, guard and center

STANFORD

Player          Pos.          Hometown          Ht.          Wt.

Terrence Alexander          CB          New Orleans          5-10          180 3-star prospect picked Stanford over Notre Dame on signing day

Joey Alfieri          LB          Portland          6-3          230 Attended same high school (Jesuit) as ex-Cardinal FB/LB Owen Marecic

Isaiah Brandt-Sims          QB/WR          Wenatchee, Wash.          5-11          180 Versatile athlete who played running back in high school

Jesse Burkett          OG/OT          St. Augustine, Fla.          6-4          305 Reportedly had a scholarship offer from national champ Florida State

Keller Chryst          QB          Palo Alto          6-5          228 Highest-rated quarterback to sign with Stanford since Andrew Luck in '08

Denzel Franklin          S          Smyrna, Ga.          6-0          195 Latest in pipeline from Atlanta area (includes David Yankey and Henry Anderson)

Reilly Gibbons          OT          Clearwater, Fla.          6-6          302 Rated as the No. 15 tackle prospect nationally by ESPN

A.T. Hall          G          Phoenix          6-5          295 Full name: Austin Todd Hall. Son of former 49er Travis Hall (2005 season)

Alijah Holder          CB          Oceanside          6-2          170 One of five defensive backs in '14 class. Unit was highest priority

Christian McCaffrey          RB          Castle Rock, Colo.          6-0          200 Son of former Stanford and Denver Broncos WR Ed McCaffrey.

Daniel Marx          FB           Trabuco Canyon          6-2          240 Never heard of his hometown? It's next to Mission Viejo

Alameen Murphy          CB          Fort Washington, Md.          5-11          180 Washington, D.C., suburbs becoming fertile ground for Cardinal

Bobby Okereke          ILB          Santa Ana          6-3          215 Reportedly had scholarship offers from Oregon, Cal and USC

Jordan Perez          LB          Carlsbad          6-2          210 Unless he adds 30 pounds of muscle, will likely play on the outside

Harrison Phillips          DE          Omaha, Neb.          6-4          258 State player of the year. Yes, he had an offer from Nebraska

Dalton Schultz          TE          South Jordan, Utah          6-6          240 Rated No. 1 tight end nationally by ESPN and Scout, No. 3 by Rivals

Brandon Simmons          S          Mansfield, Texas          6-0          180 The state's District 5A defensive player of the year

Solomon Thomas          DE          Coppell, Texas          6-3          255 Top-rated Stanford signee ever from Lone Star State

Casey Tucker          OT          Gilbert, Ariz.          6-6          295 Grew up a few miles from starting left tackle Andrus Peat (Chandler)

Lane Veach          OLB          Chandler, Ariz.          6-6          235 Needs to bulk up but has potential to be the sleeper of the class

* -- JC transfers/mid-year enrollees