MOORHEAD — Minnesota State Moorhead head coach Steve Laqua said the Dragons football team had 13 verbal commitments for the 2020 recruiting class as of Friday, Nov. 8.

Laqua can't comment specifically on recruits until they have signed with the program. NCAA Division II has its signing day for football on Feb. 5, 2020.

"I would say ahead of where we were last year," Laqua said of the 13 commitments. "I think Division I signing day has accelerated the whole process."

The early signing day for Division I football is Dec. 18. Laqua said the Dragons would likely added 35 to 40 players in the upcoming recruiting class.

Below is a glance at some of the recruits who have announced their verbal commitments to the Dragons via social media. Check back for future updates:

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Fargo South's Bless Flomo committed to the Dragons on Nov. 7. The 6-foot, 170-pound Flomo played wide receiver and defensive back for the Bruins.

Fargo South's Jamal Spiyee committed to MSUM on Nov. 7. The 6-foot, 160-pound Spiyee played wide receiver and defensive back for the Bruins.

Spring Lake Park (Minn.) High School's Cyrinus George committed to the Dragons on Nov. 6. The 5-foot-10, 175-pound George played running back and defensive back at Spring Lake Park.

Alexandria (Minn.) High School's Cody Branson committed to MSUM on Sept. 29. The 6-foot-3, 170-pound Branson played wide receiver and defensive back for the Cardinals.

Brainerd (Minn.) High School's Ben Staehling committed to the Dragons on Sept. 28. The 6-foot-2, 190-pound Staehling played running back for the Warriors.

Rogers (Minn.) High School's Luke Schany committed to the Dragons on Sept. 27. The The 6-foot-3, 205-pound Schany played slotback and defensive end for Rogers.

Vernon Hills (Ill.) High School's Giovanni Zullo committed to the Dragons on Aug. 14. The 5-foot-10, 185-pound Zullo played receiver and defensive back for Vernon Hills.