Redlands East Valley secured its fourth and fifth football verbal commitments this weekend, as fullback Dylan Cruz committed to Fresno State and defensive back/linebacker Tanner Hansler committed to Northern Arizona.
Cruz, a 6-foot. 235-pounder who played fullback, H-back and tight end, caught 24 passes for 270 yards and 5 touchdowns and added another 262 yards and four touchdowns rushing. He was also a valuable lead blocker for tailback Chris Polk, the all-County Player of the Year and a Washington commitment.
Hansler, a 6-0, 185-pounder, had 65 total tackles (46 unassisted) with four interceptions and two fumble recoveries en route to all-Citrus Belt League honors.
The duo will sign their letters of intent at 7 a.m. Wednesday at the REV football office. Also signing will be defensive tackle Quentin Toailoa (Nebraska) and defense end Josh Scott (UTEP). REV coach Kurt Bruich also said that three others – kicker Trey Farquhar, offensive lineman Daniel Cherpin and defensive back Spencer Wells – might sign with schools as well.