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CU Buffs add two verbal commitments to 2020 class

Son of former Buffs All-American gives pledge to Colorado

Colorado added two more verbal commitments to its 2020 football recruiting class on Monday night, including the son of a former Buffaloes great.

Tight end Caleb Fauria and junior college cornerback Alton Julian both announced their decisions on Twitter Monday evening to join the Buffs’ 2020 class.

Fauria is the son of former CU tight end Christian Fauria, who played for CU from 1991-94 and earned third-team All-American honors as a senior.

Caleb Fauria

Considered one of the nation’s top tight end prospects for the 2020 class, the 6-foot-5, 230-pound Caleb Fauria plays for Bishop Feehan High School in North Attleboro, Mass. Fauria has a three-star rating from, which rates him the No. 13 tight end in the country. He also has a three-star rating from

Fauria has 14 scholarship offers, including from Boston College, Iowa, Louisville, LSU, Maryland, Ole Miss, Pittsburgh, Syracuse, TCU and Wisconsin.

Julian is a 6-foot-3, 190-pound corner from the College of San Mateo in Palo Alto, Calif. He has a three-star rating from

Julian, who plans to play his sophomore year at CSM and enroll at CU in January, will have three years to play two seasons when he gets to Boulder. Julian has 10 offers, including from Texas A&M, Boise State, Fresno State and Oregon State. He took an official visit to CU the weekend of June 7 and an official to Texas A&M last weekend.

CU now has nine players verbally committed for the 2020 class.

Alton Julian