Four more Lobos earn football scholarships

Peninsula Premier Admin

The pandemic has put sporting events in a holding pattern at Monterey Peninsula College. But it’s not keeping athletes from extending their college football careers.

Four more players from the Lobos 10-1 Coast Conference and Living Breath Foundation Bowl winning title teams from 2019 have earned football scholarships.

Among them is former Alisal pass rushing demon Eric Mendoza, who is headed to West Texas A&M to chase quarterbacks at the Division II level.

Mendoza led the Lobos in sacks in 2019, finishing among the state leaders with 13 in 11 games. He added 51 tackles and broke up five passes.

All conference receiver Dacian Sullivan is headed to Division II Colorado Mesa, where he takes his 15 touchdowns with him.

Sullivan caught 59 passes in 2019 for 1,088 yards, averaging 18.5 yards a reception, all team highs. He also finished with 1,585 all-purpose yards, and threw a touchdown pass on a reverse in the bowl game.

Offensive lineman Dijon Landfort is headed to New Mexico Highlands, while defensive lineman Jourdyn Graham will look to be a disruptive force at Gannon University.

Contributed by local news sources

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