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Local report: Early football, swimming signees


Palo Alto High grad Mikey Grandy, who played football at College of San Mateo, committed and signed with Texas during Wednesday's Early Signing Day.

Grandy also had offers from Arizona State, Fresno State, Hawaii, Louisville and UCLA.

Grandy (6-5, 305) is ranked the ninth overall offensive tackle in the country and No. 6 overall prospect in California, according to 24/7Sports.

Grandy has three years of eligibility and plans to enroll in January.

Stanford football coach David Shaw announced on Wednesday the 15 student-athletes who will continue their academic and athletic careers at Stanford.

Wednesday was the beginning of a three-day early national signing period.

Stanford signed eight recruits who received a four-star rating from recruiting outlets, with five signees ranking among their respective state's top-10 recruits. Seven signees rank among the top-25 nationally at their position.

The list:

CB Ethan Bonner (6-1, 175), The Woodlands, Texas

DE Thomas Booker (6-4, 270), Ellicott City, Md.

DE Andres Fox (6-4, 240), Mobile, Ala.

CB Donjae Logan (5-11, 180), Mesa, Ariz.

OL Trey Stratford (6-4, 275), Allen, Texas

FB Jay Symonds (6-3, 251), Melrose, Mass.

OLB Tobe Umerah (6-4, 240), Macon, Ga.

QB Jack West (6-4, 210), Saraland, Ala.

CB Kendall Williamson (6-1, 190), Snellville, Ga.

WR Michael Wilson (6-2, 190), Simi Valley

RB Justus Woods (6-1, 205), Weddington, N.C.

P Alex Gracey (6-3, 195), Atlanta

TE TaeVeon Le (6-4, 230), Newport Beach

OLB Jake Lynch (6-2, 220), Del Mar

RB Cameron McFarlane (6-0, 200), Pasadena

Men's swimming

The two-time defending Pac-12 Conference champion Stanford men's swimming and diving team welcomes eight student-athletes to The Farm for the 2018-19 season, as announced Wednesday.

"This recruiting class brings in the country's very best student-athletes," said Stanford coach Ted Knapp. "It was a thrill to go through the recruiting process with them and I am very excited to get going with this group next fall. This class will help us contend for team, relay and individual national championships."

"I feel between our two signees we will not skip a beat at the NCAA level as far as scoring potential," said diving coach Patrick Jeffrey. "Of course, the fact that they are freshman replacing seniors is very exciting. By the end of their tenure at Stanford, look for them to be a major force on the national level with the scoring potential to influence the outcome of the NCAA championships. "

The list:

Alex Boratto (free/back), Haverford, PA

Conor Casey (diving), Farirfax, VA

Jonathan Cook (breast/IM), Mill Creek, WA

Mason Gonzalez (free), Wexford, PA

Jack LeVant (fly/back/free), Southlake, Texas

David Madej (free/back/fly), Brecksville, Ohio

Daniel Roy (breast/IM), Spokane, WA

Noah Vigran (diving), Indian Hill, Ohio

— Palo Alto Online Sports

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