Analyzing the list of 2019’s international college football players

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AMES, IA – DECEMBER 1: Iowa State defensive end Matt Leo #89 is one of 42 Australians in NCAA FBS football this year. He’s one of the few Aussies who does not suit up as a punter. (Photo by David Purdy/Getty Images)

International players in NCAA Division I FBS for 2019

ACC – 19

  • Ruke Orhorhoro, DL, Clemson (Nigeria)
  • Abdul Bello, OL, Florida State (Nigeria)
  • Sylvain Yondjouen, DL, Georgia Tech (Belgium)
  • Louis Hedley, P, Miami (Australia)
  • Elias Lugo-Fagundo, WR, Miami (Puerto Rico)
  • Alan Nadelsticher, LS, Miami (Mexico)
  • Mackenzie Morgan, P, NC State (Australia)
  • Kirk Christodoulou, P, Pittsburgh (Australia)
  • Liam Dick, OL, Pittsburgh (Canada)
  • Jared Wayne, WR, Pittsburgh (Canada)
  • Matthew Bergeron, OL, Syracuse (Quebec, Canada)
  • Geoff Cantin, LB, Syracuse (Quebec, Canada)
  • Patrick Davis, OL, Syracuse (Quebec, Canada)
  • Tyrell Richards, LB, Syracuse (Canada)
  • Kariem Al Soufi, OL, Virginia (Germany)
  • Terrell Jana, WR, Virginia (Canada)
  • Gerrik Vollmer, OL, Virginia (Germany)
  • Luke Wentz, QB, Virginia (Germany)
  • Oscar Bradburn, P, Virginia Tech (Australia)

Big Ten – 15

  • Sydney Brown, S, Illinois (Canada)
  • Blake Hayes, P, Illinois (Australia)
  • Sio Nofoagatoto’a, DL, Indiana (American Samoa)
  • Haydon Whitehead, P, Indiana (Australia)
  • Michael Sleep-Dalton, P, Iowa (Australia)
  • David Ojabo, DL, Michigan (Scotland)
  • Luiji Vilain, DL, Michigan (Canada)
  • Julius Welschof, DL, Michigan (Germany)
  • Jack Bouwmeester, P, Michigan State (Australia)
  • Daniel Faalele, OL, Minnesota (Australia)
  • Joseph Darkwa, DT, Penn State (Germany)
  • Jonathan Sutherland, S, Penn State (Canada)
  • Anton Oskarrson, OL, Rutgers (Sweden)
  • Adam Korsak, P, Rutgers (Australia)
  • Sam Vretman, OL, Rutgers (Sweden)

Big 12 – 7

  • Matt Leo, DE, Iowa State (Australia)
  • Chuba Hubbard, RB, Oklahoma State (Canada)
  • Tom Hutton, P, Oklahoma State (Australia)
  • Ryan Bujcevski, P, Texas (Australia)
  • Jose Miranda, RB, TCU (Nicaragua)
  • Jordan Sandy, P, TCU (Australia)
  • Eric Sjostedt, OL, West Virginia (Sweden)

Pac-12 – 21

  • Eddie Siaumau, LB, Arizona (American Samoa)
  • Steven Coutts, P, California (Australia)
  • Jasper Frils, OL, California (Germany)
  • Siulagisipai Fuimaono, DT, California (Japan)
  • Lone Toailoa, DL, California (New Zealand)
  • James Stefanou, P, Colorado (Australia)
  • Va’atofu Sauvao, OL, Colorado (American Samoa)
  • Valentin Senn, OL, Colorado (Australia)
  • Elu Aydon, DL, Oregon State (American Samoa)
  • Simon Sandberg, DL, Oregon State (Sweden)
  • Ralph Taufa’asau, TE, Oregon State (American Samoa)
  • Juliano Falaniko, LB, USC (American Samoa)
  • Ben Griffiths, P, USC (Australia)
  • Luke Felix-Fualalo, OL, Utah (Australia)
  • Ben Lennon, P, Utah (Australia)
  • Keegan Markgraf, LS, Utah (Canada)
  • Viane Moala, DL, Utah (American Samoa)
  • Bamidele Olaseni, OL, Utah (England)
  • Thomas Yassmin, TE, Utah (Australia)
  • Misiona Aiolupotea-Pei, DL, Washington St. (Australia)
  • Frederick Mauigoa, OL, Washington St. (American Samoa)

SEC – 3

  • Josh Growden, P, LSU (Australia)
  • Franklin Agbasimere, LB, Missouri (Nigeria)
  • Mohamed Diallo, OL, Texas A&M (Canada)

Independents – 7

  • Miguel Provencio, TE, New Mexico State (Mexico)
  • Samuel Emilus, WR, UMass (Quebec, Canada)
  • Tyris LeBeau, S, UMass (Canada)
  • John Kourtis, OL, Liberty (Canada)
  • Ralfs Rusins, DL, Liberty (Latvia)
  • Danny Jones, P, BYU (Australia)
  • Motekiai Langi, DL, BYU (Tonga)

American – 17

  • Chris Ferguston, OT, Cincinnati (Bahamas)
  • Bruno Labelle, TE, Cincinnati (Quebec, Canada)
  • Lorenz Metz, DT, Cincinnati (Germany)
  • James Smith, P, Cincinnati (Australia)
  • Kevens Clercius, WR, UConn (Quebec, Canada)
  • Terrence Ganyi, LB, UConn (Quebec, Canada)
  • Luke Magliozzi, P, UConn (Australia)
  • Lwal Uguak, DE, UConn (Canada)
  • Jack Zergiotis, QB, UConn (Quebec, Canada)
  • Olivier Charles-Pierre, DE, Houston (Quebec, Canada)
  • Dane Roy, P, Houston (Australia)
  • Jamie Sackville, P, SMU (Australia)
  • Trent Schneider, P, South Florida (Australia)
  • Oskar Andersson, OL, Temple (Sweden)
  • Isaac Moore, OL, Temple (Sweden)
  • Victor Stoffel, OL, Temple (Sweden)
  • Nick Toppino, WR, Tulane (Japan)

Conference USA – 5

  • Frederik Antoine, WR, Old Dominion (Quebec, Canada)
  • Max Buckingham, OL, UTEP (American Samoa)
  • Mitchell Crawford, P, UTEP (Australia)
  • Lucas Dean, P, UTSA (Australia)
  • John Haggerty, P, Western Kentucky (Australia)

Mid-American – 17

  • Julien Bourassa, TE, Buffalo (Quebec, Canada)
  • Cole Burniston, TE, Buffalo (Canada)
  • Tomas Jack-Kurdyla, DE, Buffalo (Quebec, Canada)
  • Dominic Johnson, QB, Buffalo (Canada)
  • Dev Lamour, FS, Buffalo (Quebec, Canada)
  • Gabe Wallace, OT, Buffalo (Canada)
  • Fabian Weltz, LB, Buffalo (Germany)
  • Albert Jespersen, DL, Central Michigan (Denmark)
  • Berenard Raimann, TE, Central Michigan (Austria)
  • Oge Udeogu, OL, Central Michigan (Nigeria)
  • Jake Julien, P, Eastern Michigan (Canada)
  • Thomas Odukoya, TE, Eastern Michigan (Netherlands)
  • Yannik Rohrschneider, OL, Eastern Michigan (Germany)
  • Sidy Sow, OL, Eastern Michigan (Quebec, Canada)
  • Thomas Aronokhale, OL, Ohio (Austria)
  • Denzel Daxon, DL, Ohio (Bahamas)
  • Bailey Flint, P, Toledo (Australia)

Mountain West – 26

  • Isaiah Bagnah, LB, Boise State (Canada)
  • Jan-Phillip Bombek, DE, Colorado State (Germany)
  • Marc-David Bien-Aime, OL, Fresno State (Quebec, Canada)
  • Dontae Bull, OL, Fresno State (Canada)
  • Alex Dumais, OL, Fresno State (Quebec, Canada)
  • Steven Fiso, ATH, Hawaii (American Samoa)
  • Stan Gaudion, P, Hawaii (Australia)
  • Max Hendrie, DL, Hawaii (Australia)
  • Tauivi Ho Ching, LB, Hawaii (American Samoa)
  • Nick Mardner, WR, Hawaii (Canada)
  • Ryan Meskell, K, Hawaii (Australia)
  • Eperone Moananu, DT, Hawaii (American Samoa)
  • Penei Pavihi, LB, Hawaii (American Samoa)
  • Jeremiah Pritchard, LB, Hawaii (American Samoa)
  • Scheyenne Sanitoa, LB, Hawaii (American Samoa)
  • Ben Scruton, DB, Hawaii (Australia)
  • Alesana Sunia, DL, Hawaii (American Samoa)
  • Blessman Ta’ala, NT, Hawaii (American Samoa)
  • Tyson Dyer, P, New Mexico (Australia)
  • Ladji Bagayoko, OL, San Diego State (Quebec, Canada)
  • Lasse Engel, DB, San Diego State (Germany)
  • Delon Jemmott, DL, San Diego State (Canada)
  • Daniel Okpoko, DL, San Diego State (Canada)
  • Samir El Negro, OL, San Jose State (Italy)
  • Lando Grey, DL, San Jose State (American Samoa)
  • Duane Tuitasi, DL, San Jose State (Australia)

Sun Belt – 6

  • Xavier Subotsch, P, Appalachian State (Australia)
  • Aaron Donkor, DL, Arkansas State (Germany)
  • Alex Roberts, RB, Arkansas State (Japan)
  • Enock Makonzo, DB, Coastal Carolina (Quebec, Canada)
  • Oliver Holdenson, P, Georgia State (Australia)
  • Rhys Byrns, P, Louisiana (Australia)

Australian punters – Texas, Oklahoma State, LSU, Cal, Colorado (PK), USC, Utah, Washington, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan State, Rutgers, Miami, NC State, Pittsburgh, Virginia Tech, BYU, Cincinnati, UConn, Houston, SMU, South Florida, UTEP, UTSA, Western Kentucky, Hawaii, New Mexico, Toledo, Appalachian State and Georgia State.

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This list was compiled by John Scimeca using Ourlads’ NFL Scouting Services and rosters are also subject to change.

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