Christian Middleton, a wide receiver and defensive back from Newbury Park High School, signed a National Letter of Intent and will continue his academic and athletic careers as a Mustang.
Cal Poly football coach Beau Baldwin added another 13 recruits to his program this week, his second recruiting class since he became the Mustangs' head coach a little over 12 months ago.
"I'm real excited. That's what I played in high school so it's going to be fun," Cole said during a recent fall practice. "Going from high school to here, we ran the triple option for three years and now I'm getting back to that slot position. It's going to be exciting."
Now, after a long layoff due to the coronavirus pandemic, Will is chomping at the bit to get back on the field for the 2021 spring season... and a potential 2021 fall season.
In a normal year, the Mustangs would be preparing for a game against Portland State on Halloween, but they'll gladly settle for a two-hour practice. The Mustangs' fall 2020 season was postponed, with parts of it completely wiped out, by the coronavirus pandemic. The Big Sky Conference, of which Cal Poly is a member, announced in August that all sports would be postponed to the spring of 2021.
Cal Poly did not play any football games in 1918 due to the flu epidemic and in 1930 because of a polio epidemic, according to the school. The Mustangs also did not play any games in 1943 and 1944 due to World War II. In 2001, Cal Poly's game at Saint Mary's was postponed because of the events of 9/11. It was made up at the end of the regular season.
The non-conference games between the former California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) rivals will take place Sept. 11, 2021 and Sept. 3, 2022 inside 40,727-seat Bulldog Stadium at Fresno State.
Will Plemons, who served three stints as an assistant coach at Fresno State, one under Jeff Tedford and the other two for Pat Hill, is the final addition to Coach Beau Baldwin’s football coaching staff at Cal Poly.
First-year Cal Poly head football coach Beau Baldwin has filled three more positions on his coaching staff with assistant coaches from Boise State, Sacramento State and San Jose State.
All three have ties with the Big Sky Conference.
After signing 13 players during December's early signing period, Baldwin added 15 more players to his 2020 signing class as the regular signing period opened up on Wednesday.
Beau Baldwin's second group of new assistant football coaches at Cal Poly has a distinct Eastern Washington flavor to it.
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. -- Beau Baldwin, introduced as Cal Poly's 17th head football coach last week, has filled the first four positions on h…
The Beau Baldwin era at Cal Poly already has 12 new football players coming on board.
And they’ve committed to the Mustangs just days after Baldwin was hired.
Beau Baldwin was introduced as Cal Poly's next football coach on Wednesday.
The Mustangs didn't just try to fill the vacancy created after football coach Tim Walsh retired late last month.
Cal Poly swung for the fences.