Friday, January 09, 2015

Yale lands DL James

It looks like Yale has landed another strong recruit in 6-2, 280-pound DL Daniel James.

James recently finished his senior season at McKinley High in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where he earned all-division honors. Rivals rates him as a two-star recruit. He had several Ivy offers along with others like South Alabama, McNeese State and Bryant.

Check out some highlights of James.

“You know it’s an academic school when you go there,” James told the New Orleans Advocate. “But when I got to campus there were flags about every football game. That was one of the first things I saw. I didn’t expect that, and I liked that.

“I liked the football players and the students. I got to sit in on classes while I was there and talk to students. They didn’t know who I was or that I was there about football. All of them said positive things and that meant a lot.”

James said this about his decision on Twitter…

For an complete list of Yale recruits, check out the previous post.


Anonymous Mark said...

GREAT news...just what we need!

9:10 PM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

We Have another one,Kyle Mullin,
6-3 230lbs Te /De.Oppliner type of player.
He is fromm Manapalan,Nj.
Cheers Jon Harris

2:19 PM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

James Nichols 5'11" 185lbs. RB/DB
Cheers Jon Harris

2:16 PM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

From 247 Bart Simmons commit
Bronson Krull SDE 6'4" 240lbs.
Cheers Jon Harris

9:14 PM 
Anonymous blue boy said...

Ithink we have 5-6 DE' Can we get some RB or QB and some three star lineman please? Thanks BLUEBOY.

6:01 AM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Got plenty of QB's, Rb we can use.

2:32 PM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Overloaded on QBs last year. Tre Moore looks pretty good. We need a great running back.

4:18 PM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Is there still an outstanding offer to Dario Highsmith, Connecticut's 2013 POY?

4:23 PM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Christopher Darwin Hunn,Please shed some light on the commitment issue at hand .Thankyou
What about the linebacker from Middletown and Highsmith

5:19 PM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

What about Jared Southers from Seton Hall Prep.He's waiting on Vandy if there is a spot for him.
If not he'll back into Yale.
He wants to be a Doctor.

6:08 PM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Can you update the list of the committed. I'd like to see where we are numbers-wise. Didn't we take 31 or 32 last fall?

3:16 PM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Chris; is the defensive line coach gone after one year?

6:52 PM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Yale follower:

Highsmith is going to do a PG year at Choate Rosemary Hall. Not guaranteed a Yale spot for the year after yet, but it seems like he is on track to.

there are 5-6 other recruits Yale is waiting on their test scores. Most will PG at Choate if they do not get their scores up. This way Yale will have room for them next year and they can keep retaking the ACT/SAT

8:44 AM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Highsmith was offered a full athletic scholarship by Yale. What do you mean hes going to Choate?

9:37 AM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Yale doesn't offer athletic scholarships. Only offers of admission support. All money is need-based.

12:40 PM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Reno sold him on a full scholarship. Are you saying he was lying?

1:19 PM 
Anonymous walt yale blue said...

Ray or JON any truth that the Def. Line coach is out?

7:17 PM 
Anonymous Ray Yale Football Fan said...

His biography is no longer on the Yale football web site!

8:33 PM 
Anonymous Ray Yale Football Fan said...


Any names re the 5-6 players whom Yale is awaiting academic scores??

8:43 PM 
Anonymous walt yale blue said...

Ray and jon one more recruite hope i have this right TE Jake Schmidt 6-6 245lb nice size . With varga gone do you think he will go to a power I with a fullback and use the tight ends more for blocking and passing. And with our WR wegood have a great year.

8:19 AM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

1:19 Yale offers aid according to need. If the young man comes from family where income requires it, he is full need and will have the equivalent of a "full scholarship." Was Reno lying? No. The terminology is the issue and since most people do not understand "full scholarship" the term is used to mean "full financial aid."

6:55 PM 
Anonymous Ray Yale Football Fan said...

Unfortunately for Yale, Jared Southers committed Vanderbilt!

3:26 PM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Dagnabit,I was really hoping he was on board with Yale.

5:26 PM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hall was a great coach and recruiter. He told Reno to go pound sand left Yale. Reno doesn't know how to manage a staff.

10:45 PM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Please ,do not be a total idiot.
Coaches leave all the time.
Not everyone stays for long periods of time. It would have been nice to have Coach Hall stay,
Coach will get a coach who will be just as good.
Hey how did Monmouth work out.?
Cheers big Ears, Jon Harris

11:02 PM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Is Wilmot over his personal issues? why not take him back.

12:58 PM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Wilmot did not leave for personal reasons, he was forced out.

2:42 PM 
Anonymous Ray Yale Football Fan said...

Yale Commit:

Chris Maxwell, L/B , 6' 2", 212 lbs. Avon H.S., Avon, Ohio

9:32 PM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

What is the current status of the D Line? Who's coaching?

9:11 AM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

So what's up with the HUGE de-commit? Did he re-commit or was it all a hoax/fantasy?

9:59 AM 

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