Friday, January 25, 2013

Recruiting News (UPDATED 2/6)

Here is a list of commitments for Yale. The signing period runs from Feb. 6 through April 1.

Ben Bedard DL 6-4 258 Grand Ledge (Grand Ledge, Mich.) VIDEO
Recorded 60 tackles and five sacks.
Kevin Blohm OL/DL 6-4 245 St. Ignatius (San Francisco, Calif.) VIDEO
Named to All-City first team.
Khalid Cannon OL 6-5 255 Gadsden City (Gadsden, Ala.) VIDEO
Had offers from Louisiana, Troy and Samford among others.
Robert Clemons WR/DB 6-0 172 Laguna Beach (Laguna Beach, Calif.) VIDEO
Helped team to CIF Southern Section Southern Division semifinals.
Victor Egu LB 6-3 217 De La Salle (Concord, Calif.) VIDEO
Decommit from California. Huge land for the Bulldogs.
Mason Friedline OL 6-5 280 King’s (Shoreline, Wash.) VIDEO
Turned down multiple Pac-12 offers to play with the Bulldogs.
Myles Gaines WR 5-10 170 Lincoln (Tallahassee, Fla.) VIDEO
Good hands and exceptional speed.
Pete Gerson DE 6-3 230 Hand (Madison, CT) VIDEO
Strong, explosive and tremendous motor. Helped Hand to Class L state title this season.
D'Amani Grayer RB/DB 5-9 170 Brophy Prep (Phoenix, Ariz.) VIDEO
Played DB and RB. Incredible speed.
Leo Haenni TE 6-3 225 Bishop Fenwick (Franklin, Ohio) VIDEO
Finished with 31 catches for 551 yards and six touchdowns last season.
Dale Harris RB/DB 5-10 190 St. Paul’s (Brooklandville, Md.) VIDEO
Dynamic RB, who runs 4.4 40.
Bryan Holmes K/P 5-10 185 West Ottawa (Holland, Mich.) VIDEO
Should compete for starting job.
Beau Iverson DE/TE 6-9 265 Charles Wright Acad. (Lakewood, Wash.) VIDEO
Size alone makes him an intriguing recruit.
Remick Kawawaki FS/OLB 6-2 205 Columbia River (Vancouver, Wash.) VIDEO
A three-year starter and one of the top RBs in the region.
John Lancione OL 6-3 275 Avon Lake (Avon Lake, Ohio) VIDEO
Should help bolster offensive line.
Darius Manora RB/LB 6-2 215 St. Stephen's and St. Agnes School (Alexandria, Va.) VIDEO
Athlete with good size. Rushed for over 1,300 yards last season.
Galen McCallister RB 5-7 164 Madison (San Antonio, Texas) VIDEO
Runs a 4.49 40 and an all-district selection as a senior.
Spencer McManes QB/DB 6-2 1/2 210 Blessed Trinity (Roswell, Ga.)  VIDEO
Four-year starter with a strong arm.
Marty Moesta TE/DE 6-6 230 Hotchkiss School, CT (Grosse Pointe, Mich.) VIDEO
Solid hands and route runner. Drew interest from a handful of Ivy schools.
Duncan Morfitt OLB 6-2 215 Notre Dame Prep (Scottsdale, Ariz.) VIDEO
Was also considering Army. 
Foye Oluokun WR/DB 6-3 205 John Burroughs (St. Louis, Mo.) VIDEO
Explosive athlete with good size. Former high school teammate of WR Grant Wallace.
Candler Rich RB/DB 5-11 185 Heritage (Newnan, Ga.) VIDEO
Rushed for 108 yards, including a 49-yard TD, on 13 carries in Georgia all-star game last month.
Robbie Ries WR/DB 5-10 175 St. Xavier (Cincinnati, Ohio) 
 Had 68 tackles and four INTs along with 11 receptions for 134 yards.
Blake Rowlinson WR 6-2 186 Alpharetta (Alpharetta, Ga.) VIDEO
Caught 29 passes for 484 yards and two touchdowns in 11 games.
Jack Rushin DL 6-5 265 Loyola Academy (Wilmette, Ill.)
A key player up front on a defense that allowed just 12 points per game last season.
Spencer Rymiszewski CB 6-0 185 West Chester Henderson (West Chester, Penn.) VIDEO
Recorded 44 tackles and six interceptions as a senior.
Jackson Stallings TE/DE 6-2 225 Southmoore (Moore, Okla.) VIDEO
Finished career with over 1,200 receiving yards and 15 touchdowns.
Brian Sykes DB 6-2 200 Chattahoochee (Johns Creek, Ga.) VIDEO
A first-team all-regional selection by the Atlanta Journal Constitution.
Copache Tyler DT 6-2 240 Southeast (Springfield, Ill.) VIDEO
Finished season with 101 tackles and seven sacks. Also a state champion wrestler.

Tom Williams named LB coach at FIU

Florida International University has named former Yale coach Tom Williams linebackers coach. Williams served as secondary coach at UTEP under Mike Price last season. 
For a full story, click here.

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Tom Williams out at UTEP

After just one season as safties coach at UTEP, former Yale head coach Tom Williams will not be back under new UTEP head coach Sean Kugler.
The ElPasoTimes reported Williams and three other assistants will not be retained.

Monday, January 07, 2013

Clemson transfer headed to Yale

Redshirt freshman QB Morgan Roberts has told he is transferring from Clemson to Yale.
The 6-2, 200-pound Roberts completed 14 of 24 passes for 149 yards and a TD in the Orange & White spring game this past year, earning the team's Most Improved Player among QBs. 
No comment yet from Yale. 
Check out the full story here.