Thursday, January 30, 2014
Recruiting news (UPDATED 1/30)
Jason Alessi, DB, 6-0, 180 Bloomfield, Mich.: Originally committed to play lacrosse at Michigan. Was drawing FBS interest. VIDEO
Cody Arledge, OL, 6-5, 255 Plano, Texas: Had offers from Harvard, New Mexico State, Navy and Texas State. VIDEO
Stephen Barmore, QB, 6-2, 210 Southington: A perfect fit for Reno’s offense. This local QB has size, a strong arm and good speed. VIDEO
John Barton, RB, 5-10, 180 Twinsburg, Ohio: Prepped one season at Choate and will now head to Yale. VIDEO
Jon Bezney, OL, 6-5, 275 Cincinnati, Ohio: According to Cincinnati.com Bezney had offers from Wisconsin, Vanderbilt, Connecticut, Miami University, Kentucky, Louisville, Massachusetts and Kent State. VIDEO
Will Bryan, RB/CB, 5-11, 175 Pomona, Calif.: Averaged over 100 all-purpose yards and had 49 tackles for Diamond Ranch High. VIDEO
Hayden Carlson, DB, 5-11, 185 Glen Ellyn, Ill.: According to CSN Chicago, Carlson was named conference Defensive POY and Player of the Game in the Class 7A championship as a junior. VIDEO
Jeho Chang, OL, 6-4, 275 Suwanee, Ga.: Helped an offense that manufactured 37.5 ppg. VIDEO
Rafe Chapple, QB, 6-1, 190 Norcross, Ga.: Younger brother of former Harvard standout Colton Chapple. VIDEO
Earl Chism, DE/LB, 6-4, 240 Elk Grove, Calif.: Passed on FBS offers for the Bulldogs. VIDEO
Nick Crowle, LB, 6-3, 245, Fairfield Prep: Averaging around 7 tackles per game this season. VIDEO
Tim Dawson, DE, 6-3, 225, New Orleans, La.: Had offers from Harvard, Navy, Old Diminion and South Alabama along with others. VIDEO
Jake DeHart, WR, 5-10, 167, Erie, Penn.: Had offers from Holy Cross, Bucknell, Youngstown State and others. VIDEO
Ross Drwal, WR, 6-1, 195, Omaha, Neb.: De-committed from Harvard for Yale. VIDEO
Conor Furey, DL/TE, 6-6, 235, Claymont, Delaware: Decision came down to Yale and Penn. VIDEO
Jaeden Graham, DB, 6-4, 215, Aurora, Colo.: Had offers from several schools, including Wyoming, UTEP and Navy. VIDEO
Nick Hardy, DL, 6-4, 245, San Antonio, Texas: An all-district selection. VIDEO
John Herubin, DL/LB, 6-4, 245, San Antonio, Texas: Two-time all-district selection. VIDEO
Blake Horn, K, 5-11, 150, Davie, Fla.: Miami Herald first-team all-county selection. VIDEO
Anders Huizenga, OL, 6-6, 300, Roanoke, Texas.: Was drawing interest from FBS schools. VIDEO
Andrew Johnson, QB/Ath., 6-0, 190, Peachtree, Ga.: Had offers from Air Force, Citadel, Davidson and others. VIDEO
Keefer Johnson, DB, 6-2, 215, Grand Ledge, Mich.: Recorded 78 tackles, three INTs and three sacks according to Lansing State Journal. VIDEO
Jamal Locke, QB/DB, 6-0, 180, Ridgewood, N.J.: Rutgers, Boston College, Temple and other Ivy League schools showed interest. VIDEO
Karl Marback, DT, 6-5, 235, Birmingham, Mich.: Finished with 37 tackles, two sacks and two fumble recoveries. Also blocked four kicks, according to DetroitNews.com. VIDEO
Matt Oplinger, LB, 6-3, 220, Morristown, N.J.: Drew interest from Boston College, Rutgers and Princeton. VIDEO
Deshawn Salter, RB, 5-10, 210, Syracuse, N.Y.: Cornell, Harvard and Yale were among his final choices VIDEO
Jordan Schlueter, RB/DB, 6-2, 185, Scottsdale, AZ: Had offers from BYU, Colorado State and a few Ivy League schools, along with others. VIDEO
Michael Siragusa, WR, 6-3, 200, Cleveland, Ohio: Had offers from Buffalo, Cornell and Eastern Michigan. VIDEO
Mike West, OLB, 6-3, 215, Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.: Recorded seven sacks for Los Osos High. VIDEO
Chris Williams, WR, 6-0, 185, Norcross, Ga.: High school teammate of fellow recruit Rafe Chapple. VIDEO
Noah Yates, WR/DB, 6-5, 197, Point Pleasant Beach, N.J.: Also had offer from Brown. Led Shore Conference with nine INTs. VIDEO
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Yale panel goes inside the huddle of college and pro football
Former New York Jets General Manager Mike Tannenbaum; author Nicholas Dawidoff; Yale football coach Tony Reno; and Davenport Master Richard Schottenfeld took part in a panel discussion on football at Yale’s Davenport College.
Read the story here.
Monday, January 20, 2014
Yale DB Foye Oluokun has been named to the College Sports Journal 2013 Football Championship Subdivision All-Freshman Team.
Oluokun played CB and S and was a second-team All-Ivy League pick. He had 44 solo tackles, the most of any freshman in the Ivy League. He finished with 59 total tackles and four pass breakups.
Oluokun was the only freshman from the Ivy League selected to the team.