Thursday, 15 December 2016

The Twelve Days of Wisewood: Day 7 - REC Blake Klotz

The University of Calgary football Dinos confirmed that talented inside receiver Blake Klotz has committed to the team for 2017 by signing a USports Letter of Intent. The 6’3”, 200 lbs. Klotz has been on the team’s radar for the past couple of years.

A Calgary Midget all-star, the 18 year old Klotz was a member of the Alberta U 18 team while in Grade 11 and also played for Big Country Region at the Alberta Summer Games. While playing Bantam football he was a member of the Calgary Bantam Selects team that was coached by Greg Peterson that participated in games in St. Louis, MO.

“Blake Klotz has excellent size and shown he has good hands. We look forward to having Blake (Klotz) with us in 2017,” states Head Coach Wayne Harris.

“I liked great coaching staff that they have at Calgary in offensive coordinator Ryan Sheahan and receivers coach Justin Chapdelaine. I did some training with Justin (Chapdelaine) and enjoyed it,” stated Klotz whose father Kevin coached football at Foothills Composite High School just outside of Calgary.

“The incoming recruiting class at Calgary is good and I wanted to be a part of it,” stated Kloltz who attended Henry Wise Wood in Calgary and will be joined by many players that he is familiar with.  

Blake was approached by McGill and McMaster Universities as well as UBC but will enroll in the Haskayne School of Business or Arts at the University of Calgary.

Blake is the son of Kevin and Jody Klotz.

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