Football lands six more players for 2014-15

Football lands six more players for 2014-15

DICKINSON, N.D. – Dickinson State University Head Football Coach Pete Stanton is pleased to announce six more players have signed national letters of intent to play for the Blue Hawks in 2014-15.

Kye Erickson is a 5-foot-9 wide receiver and defensive back from Hettinger, N.D.  He was named an all-region defensive back in 2012 and 2013 and named to the North Dakota 9-man Shrine Game.

Ethan Gjovig is a 6-foot-2 offensive lineman from Crosby, N.D. Gjovig was an all-region selection in both his junior and senior seasons.  His junior year he helped lead Divide County High School to a state runner-up finish.  During Gjovig's senior campaign he was a Shrine Bowl selection.

Drake Babineaux hails from Crosby, N.D. as well.  He is a 6-foot-1 linebacker and plays tight end offensively.  His senior year he was an all-region and all-state selection.  Babineaux also earned a selection to the Shrine Bowl. 

Kirby Cagle is a 5-foot-10 linebacker from Wheatland, Wyo., where he was an all-conference linebacker and running back.

Matt VandBossche hails from Lusk, Wyo. He is a 5-foot-10 running back and was a two-time Wyoming Super25 selection.  He was also a two-time all-state selection.

Jeff Wilson is a 6-foot-4 offensive lineman from Sturgis, S.D.  He was a tri-sport athlete and earned all-conference honors his junior year. 

"We are very excited to add these guys to our program," Stanton said.  "They are very athletic guys who will help us be a better program in the future. We are continuing to build our numbers and quality at several positions, and this is a group that is indicative of that.  They have been very successful high school players that come from great programs, so we are certainly elated to have them join us."

For more information contact Caleb Dunlop, sports marketing and information director, at (701) 483-2159 or