Courtesy photo / D.J. Oats
Colorado head coach Mel Tucker and recruit D.J. Oats pose for a picture during Oats’ visit to Boulder.

Junior College Transfers

Jamar Montgomery

School: Independence (Kan.) Community College

Position: OLB

Height/weight: 6-2, 235

Star ratings: 3 — 247Sports and

Notable: One of the highest rated JUCO outside linebackers in the country, he has three years to play two seasons at CU. … Recorded 34 tackles, 10.5 tackles for loss and seven sacks in 18 career games at Independence. As a sophomore, he had 24 tackles, eight tackles for loss and six sacks. … Earned all-state honors as a senior at Parker High School in Birmingham, Ala. … Participated in track and field in high school, competing in throwing events.

Quinn Perry

School: El Camino (Calif.) College

Position: ILB

Height/weight: 6-1, 240

Star ratings: 3 — and

Notable: He has three years to play two seasons at CU. … Rated among the top JUCO inside linebackers in the 2019 class. … He had 100 tackles, 11 tackles for loss and two forced fumbles in two seasons at ECC and was named team MVP last season. … Graduated from Pacific Palisades (Calif.) High School in 2017. He had 123 tackles, 24.5 tackles for loss, eight sacks and five fumble recoveries as a senior, but didn’t meet NCAA academic requirements.

High school players

Tarik Luckett

School: J Serra H.S. (San Juan Capistrano, Calif.)

Position: WR

Height/weight: 6-3, 185

Star ratings: 4 — 247Sports; 3 —

Notable: 247Sports has his rated as the No. 39 receiver and a top-350 player nationally. … Earned second-team All-Trinity League as a senior, catching 25 passes for 487 yards and seven touchdowns. … Had 104 catches for 1,801 yards and 18 touchdowns in his high school career. … Reportedly had 10 offers, including from Pac-12 rivals Arizona State, Oregon, Oregon State and Washington State.

Lloyd Murray Jr.

School: Hirschi H.S. (Wichita Falls, Texas)

Position: DT

Height/weight: 6-2, 325

Star ratings: 3 — 247Sports and

Notable: Rated the No. 69 defensive tackle in the 2019 class by ESPN. … Class 4A District 4 defensive MVP as a senior. … Posted 39 tackles, 10 tackles for loss, four sacks and two forced fumbles as a senior, helping his team go 10-3. … According to 247Sports, he had 26 scholarship offers, including from Houston, Notre Dame and 24 Power 5 schools.

D.J. Oats

School: Grace Prep Academy (Arlington, Texas)

Position: DB

Height/weight: 5-10, 180

Star ratings: 3 — 247Sports; 2 —

Notable: Played running back and defensive back in high school, but is projected for defensive back with CU. … As a senior, rushed for 1,155 yards and 14 touchdowns on 127 carries. … Rated the No. 92 athlete in the nation by ESPN. … Has reportedly been clocked at 4.32 seconds in the 40-yard dash. … Full name is Daniel. … Both of his parents died while he was in high school and he has spent the past two years living with relatives in Texas.

Trustin Oliver

School: Legend H.S. (Parker, Colo.)

Position: DB

Height/weight: 6-2, 200

Star ratings: 3 — 247Sports and

Notable: Rated a top-15 player in Colorado by 247Sports, Rivals and ESPN. … First-team all-conference and honorable mention all-state as a senior. … Had 666 yards in total offense (450 receiving, 216 rushing) and five touchdowns, while adding 25 tackles and two interceptions on defense. Returned an interception 99 yards for a touchdown. … Played his first two years at Downey High School in California.

Nikko Pohahau

School: St. Francis H.S. (Mountain View, Calif.)

Position: OL

Height/weight: 6-5, 275

Star ratings: 3 — 247Sports; 2 —

Notable: Earned All-West Catholic League honorable mention as a senior. … Helped St. Francis to a 32-9 record his last three years, with three 10-win seasons. … Registered 40 knockdown blocks as a senior. … Played volleyball and basketball and competed in track and field.

La’Vontae Shenault

School: DeSoto H.S. (DeSoto, Texas)

Position: WR

Height/weight: 6-2, 190

Star ratings: 4 —; 3 — 247Sports

Notable: Younger brother of CU star Laviska Shenault. … rated him the No. 29 receiver prospect in the country and No. 197 overall. … First-team All-District 7-6A his last two years. … During his last two years, he piled up 135 catches for 1,717 yards and 12 touchdowns, with 461 punt return yards and 247 kickoff return yards. … Originally committed to Texas Tech until a coaching change.

Jayden Simon

School: Lincoln H.S. (Tacoma, Wash.)

Position: DT

Height/weight: 6-3, 300

Star ratings: 3 — 247Sports; 2 —

Notable: Rated a top-100 defensive tackle by ESPN. … Earned all-state honorable mention as both offensive and defensive lineman as a senior. … In his senior year, he had 54 tackles, 20 tackles for loss and nine sacks, while also returning an interception 15 yards for a score. … Has also played basketball in high school. … He is a distant cousin of former CU receiver Walter Stanley (who played at CU in 1980-81) and his son, Dimitri, who is currently a receiver with the Buffs.