The Bobcats are invading Orange County and could leave with prized football recruits on National Signing Day in February.
Montana State landed its second high-profile verbal commitment from O.C. on Monday when Mater Dei senior cornerback Jalen Cole committed to the FCS school.
Cole, a first-team All-County pick last season, joins Orange Lutheran defensive lineman Travis Yates as a Montana State pledge. Cole and Yates are ranked No. 35 and No. 38 on this year's Hot 150.
Cole announced his commitment on Twitter, thanking his family, coaches and teammates before writing, "I am proud to announce my commitment to Montana St. University #GoCats"
The Bobcats' roster features several California players, so Cole and Yates follow that trend. Former Sonora standouts Lukas and Jakob McCarthy are now at Montana St. along with St. John Bosco product Naijiel Hale, a cornerback.Read the rest of this entry »