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Pard94

Recruits considering Lafayette...

Here are a couple of links to some kids who have us in the mix. As various HS leagues name their All Star teams now is a good time to find such stories. Enjoy...

http://www.heraldnews.com/sports/...9-nominated-for-Otto-Graham-award

http://www.delcotimes.com/article...ool/doc4933c1e5726c5155999015.txt
ranger

Expectation: Less than 20 recruits made up of No-needs and Big needs. Middle class recruits lost to Ivies and more generous HC, LU and 'gate financial aid "reads". Facilities lose out to parents' $$$ needs in this economy. Our coaches way out front on recruits with top 10 at Holy Cross game and 30 at Lehigh game but, $$$ limits will kill us this year. An even playing field of schlarships and we win big. Our financial aid limits will give us 5th best class. Fordham disregard for AI gives them a class no other school in PL can recruit.
Lafalum

The Ivy aid policy is a killer. Remember they can offer even more than the scholarship FCS or BCS schools can offer. That will take out even more potential recruits from our pool. So scholarships and the AI eliminate a good portion and Ivy aid the best "student athletes" Without scholarships the PL is left holding the bag.  Meanwhile our presidents twiddle  their fingers, and add more 200,000 dolllar deans to the mix and our administration is trying to reduce the student population, raise the faculty numbers, and raise tuition in an economy at best in stagnation and 200 mio gone from our endowment.
This doesn't sound like a management with their head in the real world.
Oh I forgot there's the that 400 mio dollar campaign  around the corner.
Pard94

Listen guys...I don't know if it's the loss to Lehigh, the global economy or some combination thereof but I'm really getting tired of "the sky is falling" mentality. Maybe I am being a polyanna about this whole thing. Maybe the Patriot League world is about to fall off of it axis and we should all be screaming it from the rooftops. All I know is we have lost to Lehigh before and we've lived to win another game. As for the unique outside pressures that effect us...they effect everybody in the league. Perhaps this will translate into the Ivies widening the gap until we come to our senses and implement scholarships. Nonetheless, every team in the league is going to do their best to recruit the best players they are able and we'll all field a team next year.

I was hoping to get a post going on potential recruits. That is to say actual recruits who are thinking about coming to Lafayette. I'm not saying we shouldn't gnash our teeth and wring our hands about the state of the team, league, economy and world, but could we dedicate a seperate thread to it? Perhaps we could name it, "The World is Ending - Complain Here". I am sure the younger guys will be active participants.
The Maroon

I'm with Pard94, Man....You'd think we were Bucknell or something...Now we're not going to get recruits either?

Come on fellas. The way this board reads we ought to just give up!
Andy

Another Eachus??


RB Zach Barket, Schuylkill Haven  5-10 205--PA single season rushing record holder.

http://nl.newsbank.com/nl-search/...d=124EAECC990E8918&p_docnum=1

Author(s):  Of The Patriot-News  
Date: December 4, 2008

........."He thinks he's funny," Farr said of his mega-star tailback. "But mostly, he's an agitator."

Barket, possibly the most discussed scholastic football player in Pennsylvania this year, agrees.

"I get under Coach Farr's skin sometimes," said Barket, who'll need a U-Haul to cart off all of the state rushing records he's compiled in this peerless season.

"He says I talk too much," said Barket, who let out a small chuckle and added, "but on game day, he's my best friend."

Imagine that.

It wouldn't have anything to do with those state-record 65 touchdowns (nearly five per game), would it? Or those 398 points (also a state record)?

Or, the most amazing number of all: 4,050 yards rushing, the best single-season effort in Pennsylvania history.


Well, no. Because until last week no one had ever done it before in Pennsylvania. It is the fourth-best single-season ever, according to the National Federation of High Schools....


So, it's kudos all around for Barket, who is being recruited by Patriot League and Ivy League schools; Penn, Dartmouth, Cornell, Lehigh, Lafayette and Bucknell are on the current list.

"I'm looking at business or engineering right now," Barket said. "I'm not sure if I can do engineering and football at the same time, though. My brother [Jared] is in engineering [at Widener University], and I know how heavy his workload is." ///////
Andy

QB Tyler Dito, Northern Valley-Demarest (NJ)  6-1 185

Strong armed QB from the NBIL (Roeder, Costanzo, Lippert, Stripe, Bono) rumored to have already verballed LC.

They upset Mahwah this year, but I believe a .500 program last two years.
Lafalum

Andy wrote:
QB Tyler Dito, Northern Valley-Demarest (NJ)  6-1 185

Strong armed QB from the NBIL (Roeder, Costanzo, Lippert, Stripe, Bono) rumored to have already verballed LC.

They upset Mahwah this year, but I believe a .500 program last two years.


Actually he would be the third athlete from Demarest at Lafayette, I believe there are two on the women's soccer team. I looks like a little pipeline developing!!
carney2

Why isn't this discussion in the Football section?

More to the point, why does this Recruiting section still exist?  Mr. Administrator?
The Maroon

carney2 wrote:
Why isn't this discussion in the Football section?

More to the point, why does this Recruiting section still exist?  Mr. Administrator?


It's a tough call.

I see a kid who is considering Lafayette along with 8 other schools I think it belongs somewhere besides the main thread---but that's just me. I don't think it hurts anything. You found it...right!?

Hopefully I'll be upgrading around here pretty soon---that's the plan anyway.
Pard94

Some more good stuff gleaned from Google...

Stephen Faulkner, Episcopal Academy: The 6-0, 200-pound senior is the first All-Delco football selection from Episcopal, the newest school in Delaware County. As the Churchmen won seven games, Faulkner flourished as a linebacker and as a fullback. An All-Inter Ac League pick, Faulkner helped Episcopal rank third in the county in scoring defense. He also ran for 857 yards and 12 touchdowns. He’s considering Delaware, James Madison, Catholic University, Lafayette and Penn.

Jack Lowney, Archbishop Carroll: A two-time All-Delco selection, Lowney shined during a tough season for the Patriots, who finished with four wins. The 6-3, 255-pounder was the anchor of the offensive line and also flourished as a defensive lineman. His play on both sides of the ball enabled Lowney to earn All-Catholic honors at two positions. He’s looking at Old Dominion, New Hampshire, Lafayette, Monmouth and Princeton.

Kevin Martin, Haverford: The senior kicker was Delco’s top performer at his position throughout the season. When the Fords were in position to score, Martin was a comfortable option for coach Joe Gallagher. The 5-10, 155-pounder led the county with seven field goals and converted 27 extra-point attempts for 48 points. A starter for the Haverford soccer team, he is considering Northeastern and Lafayette.

Shomari Watts, Haverford School: As the Fords (7-3) enjoyed their best season since 1989, Watts played a huge role. The anchor of the Haverford defense at linebacker, the 6-1, 220-pounder had a knack for making the big play, evident in his three interceptions. Watts was also superb as a center and is among the top heavyweight wrestlers in Delco. He’s considering Delaware, Georgetown, Lafayette and William & Mary for college.
LC Local Fan

Dynamic QB Lancers' 'X' factor
Sunday, December 14, 2008
Last updated: Sunday December 14, 2008, 5:30 PM
BY KEITH IDEC
STAFF WRITER, Herald News


Chris Olsen's quarterback had a tremendous junior season, one certainly worthy of first-team All-Passaic County recognition.

But Mike Quinn wasn't the only quarterback Wayne Hills' coach strongly supported when the county's football coaches convened on Wednesday in West Milford. Olsen, Passaic Tech coach John Iurato and Paterson Catholic coach Benjie Wimberly were among those that made it clear that an All-County team that didn't include Dan Deighan wouldn't have been worth the paper on which it was printed.

Such strong support moved Lakeland coach Tom McCormack, who was more aware than any of them how incomplete his own team would've been without Deighan. The dynamic quarterback, who moved from wide receiver prior to his senior season, is the Herald News Offensive Football Player of the Year (see All-Passaic County capsule for statistics).

"We had a lot of very, very good football players that helped us get there," McCormack said. "But Danny was that 'X' factor. He led us on the field and off the field. The kids looked to him to make plays. Without saying it, he kind of said, 'Do your job, and I'll get the ball in the end zone. Do your job, and I'll throw that pass that we need.' "

The 5-foot-9, 180-pound Deighan, who made first-team All-County as a specialist, provided some special moments en route to Lakeland's 11-0 start and an appearance in the North 1, Group 3 final on Dec. 6 at Giants Stadium.

He ran for a 91-yard touchdown, a 70-yard touchdown and a crucial 41-yard first down in the second half to lift Lakeland to a 21-14 victory over visiting DePaul on Oct. 31. A week later, Deighan, nursing a sore throwing shoulder that made McCormack align him at running back, Deighan broke two tackles and weaved his way to a 36-yard run that brought Lakeland to Ramapo's 2-yard line two plays prior to junior fullback Jake McDonald's 2-yard score in a 7-0 win. He rushed for a 42-yard touchdown and gained 41 yards and 56 yards on two other runs the following week in a 28-7 defeat of Sparta in the North 1, Group 3 semifinals.

Colgate, Georgetown, Lehigh, Lafayette and Pennsylvania are the Division I-AA schools recruiting Deighan to play receiver.

"He inspired a couple of these young kids," McCormack said, "letting them know that you can be a good person and a good student, in addition to being a good football player. He has done all the right things. In the end, it paid off."
bison137

The Ivy League board quotes Jersey Sports as saying Deighan has verbaled to Penn.
Andy

Possibles:

Courier News

TYLER DANIELSEN DL 6-2 250

SAYREVILLE

A three-year starter, Danielsen developed into a big-time force on both sides of the ball. Offensively, the running game went to the right side more often than not because that's where the veteran Danielsen was knocking people out of the way. Defensively, Danielsen was in on over 50 tackles, he recorded eight sacks and three fumble recoveries. Danielsen is considering Lafayette, Lehigh, Bucknell, Georgetown and Penn.////


MIKE LITTLE RB/LB 5-11 200

MIDDLESEX

The Blue Jays finished 9-2 by giving the ball to this 5-foot-11, 200-pound senior 221 times for an area-leading 1,477 yards and 17 touchdowns. Little was able to use his strength in short yardage to literally carry multiple defenders on his back, while his athleticism enabled him to break off long runs as well. Defensively, the linebacker recorded 63 tackles and intercepted two passes. Little is being recruited by Delaware, Lafayette, Lehigh, Georgetown, Bucknell, Towson and Hofstra.////


scout.com

Casey Hughes (S/WR) 6'1" 162, 4.52 fourty - Shillington, PA - Governor Mifflin HS. He has one offer from Army. Schools showing interest include Delaware, James Madison, Lafayette, Lehigh, Penn, The Citade.


Mike Yaeger (RB) 5'8" 175, 4.5 fourty. Phil, PA - St Joe's Prep. Schools showing interest Delaware, Lafayette, Lehigh, West Chester
Pard94

Here's an interesting link about a kid that we probably have no shot at getting. He pretty much illustrates the scholarship issue very nicely. Smart, talented, hard working kid will probably go elsewhere because...why? I forget...something about academic standards, scholastic philosophy, blah, blah, blah...

Rolling Eyes http://www.championshipsubdivisio...mp;c=1&tb=1&pb=1#more4064
Lafalum

Pard94 wrote:
He pretty much illustrates the scholarship issue very nicely. Smart, talented, hard working kid will probably go elsewhere because...why? I forget...something about academic standards, scholastic philosophy,


Actually this whole issue is one that will go beyond football (or any other sport for that matter) Do you send your kid to Lafayette at 50 grand or so or Penn State? Is the education that much different? If you are good enough to get into Harvard or Princeton and given their aid policy why would you pay for Lafayette??

We will not have to worry about the AI next year, because what will count is how many full pays can the school bring in to offset a 200+ mio dollars loss in endowment and the increased need by our students.
There should be no excuses from our scholarship sports (MW basketball,FH, and men's soccer) Soccer and FH should be getting their best classes ever considering not all PL league schools have scholarships in those sports!!
Pard94

Lafalum wrote:
Pard94 wrote:
He pretty much illustrates the scholarship issue very nicely. Smart, talented, hard working kid will probably go elsewhere because...why? I forget...something about academic standards, scholastic philosophy,


Actually this whole issue is one that will go beyond football (or any other sport for that matter) Do you send your kid to Lafayette at 50 grand or so or Penn State? Is the education that much different? If you are good enough to get into Harvard or Princeton and given their aid policy why would you pay for Lafayette??

We will not have to worry about the AI next year, because what will count is how many full pays can the school bring in to offset a 200+ mio dollars loss in endowment and the increased need by our students.
There should be no excuses from our scholarship sports (MW basketball,FH, and men's soccer) Soccer and FH should be getting there best classes ever considering not all PL league schools have scholarships in those sports!!


All of that is true. I had hoped for Schollies by 2011 but with the complete global financial meltdown I fear we are a long way off. I also think there is most certainly a double standard when it comes to football that has very much worked against us.  For whatever reason scholarships in Basketball and Soccer and the like are somehow more palatable to the eggheads that would stand against them. Maybe it's becuase of the violence involved in the sport and the types of folks drawn to it. Or, more likely, perhaps these propeller heads can remember way back when they used to play pee wee soccer or maybe their kids play it now and somehow it is less evil than football.

Don't get me wrong...I understand that the pure economics of funding a football team (no matter how you do it) is very different than a soccer team or a basketball team. And I know such considerations are most likely the primary reasons football languishes in limbo. Still...nobody can convince me that there isn't a stigma associated with football that exists and plays a part in all of this.
Lafalum

In all of "professorland" that  seems to be true. How else would you explain the Ivy practice of participating in NCAA playoffs in every sport except football?
I've always thought that havng 10 pct of our male student body on the football team hurt more than helped. It's only one of the reasons I'd rather see Lafayette at 3000 students than its present population.
LC Local Fan

Jason Marshalek

Marshalek, like Cascio, is a veteran of the Warrior program. The 6-4, 270-pound 12th grader played varsity as a freshman and started the last three years.

He entered his senior year as the Central Susquehanna Conference Defensive Lineman of the Year and didn't disappoint. Marshalek averaged almost 10 tackles a game and was the team leader in sacks. Marshalek was a mainstay on a defense that surrendered an average of 14 points a game. The Warriors pitched two shutouts and seven times held opponents to single digits.

"The thing about Jason is he understands the game," Bergen said. "We saw him at times make a tackle on a screen near the sidelines. You see him on film, he recognized it and anticipated, and was running before the quarterback even looked. He's really intelligent, knows the game, and he really helped himself."

Marshalek is looking at both Lafayette and Cornell, and wants to continue playing football. He can now add an all-state selection to an already impressive resume.

"It's a great way to end my high school career," Marshalek said. "It's something I've always wanted. I'm happy. The work paid off."
Andy

visits

Another D-lineman looking at Lafayette and Cornell:  (Of course, we graduate our two starting DEs and the returning starting DTs will be seniors)

Orlando Sentinel

DL JOHN "J.T." LANG , Boone (6-3/240, Sr.)

Buzz: Coaches' dream in carrying out assignments had 69 tackles, 35 assists, six sacks, 12 hurries, two forced fumbles as end for dominant defense.

College plans: Honor student getting looks from Ivy League and academies. Visits set to Cornell and Lafayette. /////

Also, Rivals.com has Parkland FB/LB Pete Bross 6-2 220 visiting us this weekend.  Pete claims offers from Army and Pards.

http://footballrecruiting.rivals....pect.asp?pr_key=84164&sport=1
Andy

Seeking info re Daaleman yesterday from Xbo at the game  (and what a game it was!) proved fruitless and with LCLF too wrapped up w/ pro football to provide any meaningful help, I resorted to google:

Daaleman's triple-double leads Wildcats by Spartans


By Briana Gorman : The Herald-Sun
bgorman@heraldsun.com
Jan 17, 2009

DURHAM -- East Chapel Hill senior Peter Daaleman didn't play basketball during his freshman year, played junior varsity his sophomore year and saw very little playing time on varsity a year ago.

This season, however, the 6-10, 200-pound center has emerged as a key player for the Wildcats and his triple-double helped lead his team to a 53-43 victory over Southern on Friday.

Daaleman, who is headed to Lafayette College in Pennsylvania next season, scored 13 points, grabbed 13 rebounds and had a career-high 14 blocks.

"[I was] just staying on my feet and staying in my position," said Daaleman, whose previous career-high blocks was 11. "A lot of our guards and our other post players helped funnel to the lane, didn't get beat on defense. It's just good defense contributing to good defensive stops."

East Chapel Hill's Aaron Law scored a game-high 17 points, and teammate Randall Davis chipped in 13.

But it was Daaleman who was a force on both ends of the court for the Wildcats. The senior, who towered over the Spartans, was like a wall around the basket and at one point blocked four consecutive shots as Southern continued to try and shoot over him.

Daaleman also was active on the offensive end, as the Spartans had trouble preventing him from getting second and third chances after a missed shot.

"Peter gives us an opportunity to go after deflections, be active out there because we have a savior back there," ECH coach Ray Hartsfield said. "He did a tremendous job tonight. He held his ground. He let them make their move, take their shot and then he got a block."

The Wildcats now have won back-to-back games in the PAC-6 -- their only conference victories -- while Southern couldn't make it two straight after topping Jordan a week ago. The Spartans drop to 5-10 overall, 2-4 in the PAC-6.

Southern's Marcus Wells opened the game with a jumper to give the Spartans the early 2-0 lead, and Daaleman responded seconds later to tie the game early. The rest of the first quarter went back and forth, but the Spartans held the 14-11 advantage at the end of the first period thanks mostly to two 3-pointers from William Rollack in the last minute and a half.

But ECH opened the second quarter with a 9-0 run, and Southern never led the rest of the game. The Spartans struggled offensively in the first half and shot 32 percent from the floor compared to the Wildcats' 57 percent, which helped ECH hold a 28-21 advantage at the half. Southern had just one player finish in double-figures, as Qion Toney had 12 points and David Jordan chipped in nine.

"I thought our zone gave them a lot of trouble," Hartsfield said. "We never let them get into rhythm offensively and that turned out to be a success for us because that team is capable of putting up 75-80 points. I thought the tempo, as much as anything, was in our favor."

The Spartans outscored the Wildcats 12-9 in the third quarter to cut the lead to 37-33 but they would get no closer the rest of the way. ECH went on an 8-2 run at the beginning of the fourth and held the Spartans without a field goal until roughly two and a half minutes left in the game. ECH led 47-39 with a minute to go, and Law hit 5-of-8 free throws in the final minute to seal the game.

"We were focusing our defense," Law said. "The offense, we wanted to execute, but defense leads to the offense. We did a great job on defense tonight and that's what won us the game tonight."
BillS

Ryan Becker QB St Thomas Aquinas http://hsflorida.scout.com/a.z?s=376&p=8&c=1&nid=3612654

http://weblogs.sun-sentinel.com/s...servations_and_notes_from_aq.html
TheTruth

Thanks for the post Andy.  I now understand why we haven't heard much about Daaleman.  If nothing else, he gives us a nice inside presence.
LC Local Fan

Football > 2009 > Lafayette prospect list
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Gabe Hernandez
Montvale (NJ) St. Joseph's
  5.0  6-1/172/4.53  -  list  



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Pete Bross
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BillS

Tahir Basil DE Roman Catholic Coached by Joe McCourt

http://hspennsylvania.scout.com/a...7&p=8&c=1&nid=3248509
Franks Tanks

BillS wrote:
Tahir Basil DE Roman Catholic Coached by Joe McCourt

http://hspennsylvania.scout.com/a...7&p=8&c=1&nid=3248509


This kid has the looks of a Marvin Snipes esqe edge rusher-- we need some DE's that can apply pressure and I hope we get this kid.
Pard94

1570 on his SAT??? Can that be correct? Jeez...just bring him in as a Marquis Scholar and leave the whole question of aid out of it. That being said, if he goes to Roman there is a strong chance he'll qualify for a full ride anyway. Very impressive indeed!
Franks Tanks

Pard94 wrote:
1570 on his SAT??? Can that be correct? Jeez...just bring him in as a Marquis Scholar and leave the whole question of aid out of it. That being said, if he goes to Roman there is a strong chance he'll qualify for a full ride anyway. Very impressive indeed!


I think that is on the new 2,400 point scale.  800 for math, verbal and writing.  I thought the same thing at first to until i realized the scoring has changed on the SAT.  
Franks Tanks

sorry-double post
Andy

Scout.com 2* QB Mike Colvin,  6-3 215 dual threat type, from Morristown (Shaun Adair's HS) has committed to Lehigh which is pretty amazing since they have a soph starter and a supposed stud freshman.
RichH

Thanks for the catch Andy. No idea why they picked up another qb .

That is 4 2** qbs on roster. Lum is the best, I've seen at our level in quite a while and Clark aint bad Cisneros is sort of lost in there. A transfer???

Is it my imagination but is recruiting info slighter this year. Visits are a bit later maybe that is it
Franks Tanks

RichH wrote:
Thanks for the catch Andy. No idea why they picked up another qb .

That is 4 2** qbs on roster. Lum is the best, I've seen at our level in quite a while and Clark aint bad Cisneros is sort of lost in there. A transfer???

Is it my imagination but is recruiting info slighter this year. Visits are a bit later maybe that is it


HS QB's are often recruited for a different position.  If he is the athletic type QB as someone else stated he could be pegged as a reciever or DB perhaps.
BillS

Lehigh tech is kicking our butts so far another 2 star recruit.

http://njvarsity.rivals.com/viewprospect.asp?pr_key=54459
Andy

RichH wrote:
Thanks for the catch Andy. No idea why they picked up another qb .

That is 4 2** qbs on roster. Lum is the best, I've seen at our level in quite a while and Clark aint bad Cisneros is sort of lost in there. A transfer???

Is it my imagination but is recruiting info slighter this year. Visits are a bit later maybe that is it


Good group of QBs for you guys.  With soph starters at LU and CU, I thought that might help funnel kids our way.  We'll see.  LC recruiting weekend this week, we hopefully will see some returns early next week.

Congrats on the 2* DE who had other options apparently.
Andy

BillS wrote:
Lehigh tech is kicking our butts so far another 2 star recruit.

http://njvarsity.rivals.com/viewprospect.asp?pr_key=54459


Yeah, I had just seen that via the Delaware fan board and posted it, Leopard Man.  We're on the same page:-)  Why we weren't after that kid considering our needs at DE, I have no idea. There's a lot of kids out there.  It strikes me as impressive for LU as generally speaking I wouldn't think a kid from the Caldwells would show much "need" and they got him over scholarship programs.

BTW, they have a couple published good recruits and we have three so far.  We're doing fine, it seems. Their recruiting weekend preceeded ours.
Like I said, though, we let them off the mat with that loss. No one to blame but ourselves. (and the QB injury)
Pard94

Andy wrote:
BillS wrote:
Lehigh tech is kicking our butts so far another 2 star recruit.

http://njvarsity.rivals.com/viewprospect.asp?pr_key=54459


Yeah, I had just seen that via the Delaware fan board and posted it, Leopard Man.  We're on the same page:-)  Why we weren't after that kid considering our needs at DE, I have no idea. There's a lot of kids out there.  It strikes me as impressive for LU as generally speaking I wouldn't think a kid from the Caldwells would show much "need" and they got him over scholarship programs.

BTW, they have a couple published good recruits and we have three so far.  We're doing fine, it seems. Their recruiting weekend preceeded ours.
Like I said, though, we let them off the mat with that loss. No one to blame but ourselves. (and the QB injury)


Let's just wait and see how it all shakes out. It strikes me that we weren't even in the hunt for that kid. Perhaps there is a reason for that. Maybe we have our sights set on some other recruits...who knows. I was recently reading a post over on AGS that points out that the Lombardi and Buchannan winners over the last decade were, for the most part, were either not graded or even listed on Rivals. I'm not saying it isn't nice to get highly touted recruits. I would say however, success is not predicated on hype coming out of HS. it is entirely concieveable that the coaches are looking for traits and or skills in kids whether or not they are listed on Rivals.
RichH

Andy,

Got the Scranton article , you young fellas are too quick for me.

I wouldn't get too down ,don't forget last year you had your campus weekend before us and we were moaning . I have no doubt that you'll do very well. Your possibles list is pretty good.  Lets see how you do next week. I think Gate is doing OK. lu lost 2 LM TO THEM. gTOWN PICKED UP A KID AGAINST HC.
Andy

Pard94 wrote:
Andy wrote:
BillS wrote:
Lehigh tech is kicking our butts so far another 2 star recruit.

http://njvarsity.rivals.com/viewprospect.asp?pr_key=54459


Yeah, I had just seen that via the Delaware fan board and posted it, Leopard Man.  We're on the same page:-)  Why we weren't after that kid considering our needs at DE, I have no idea. There's a lot of kids out there.  It strikes me as impressive for LU as generally speaking I wouldn't think a kid from the Caldwells would show much "need" and they got him over scholarship programs.

BTW, they have a couple published good recruits and we have three so far.  We're doing fine, it seems. Their recruiting weekend preceeded ours.
Like I said, though, we let them off the mat with that loss. No one to blame but ourselves. (and the QB injury)


I'm not saying it isn't nice to get highly touted recruits. I would say however, success is not predicated on hype coming out of HS. it is entirely concieveable that the coaches are looking for traits and or skills in kids whether or not they are listed on Rivals.


I agree wholeheartedly.   I'll take offers over *s any day as an indicator of quality, and this DE has 'em.
Franks Tanks

Andy wrote:
Pard94 wrote:
Andy wrote:
BillS wrote:
Lehigh tech is kicking our butts so far another 2 star recruit.

http://njvarsity.rivals.com/viewprospect.asp?pr_key=54459


Yeah, I had just seen that via the Delaware fan board and posted it, Leopard Man.  We're on the same page:-)  Why we weren't after that kid considering our needs at DE, I have no idea. There's a lot of kids out there.  It strikes me as impressive for LU as generally speaking I wouldn't think a kid from the Caldwells would show much "need" and they got him over scholarship programs.

BTW, they have a couple published good recruits and we have three so far.  We're doing fine, it seems. Their recruiting weekend preceeded ours.
Like I said, though, we let them off the mat with that loss. No one to blame but ourselves. (and the QB injury)


I'm not saying it isn't nice to get highly touted recruits. I would say however, success is not predicated on hype coming out of HS. it is entirely concieveable that the coaches are looking for traits and or skills in kids whether or not they are listed on Rivals.


I agree wholeheartedly.   I'll take offers over *s any day as an indicator of quality, and this DE has 'em.


But his offers were from schools who are no better then Lafayette.  Towson, Northeastern, Cornell??  We are talking about the worst of the CAA and a perennial Ivy cellar dweller.  Also Army is nothing special, as they recruits dozens of kids a year and I had plenty of teammates at Lafayette who were better or as good as many of the Army players.

Overall this kid does seem like a good athlete, but as Pard 94 says I gotta think there is a reason we didnt even offer him.
cr

Well I would say Lehigh is doing very well.  BTW we have had one weekend  with two to go so it ain't over by far.
Andy

cr wrote:
Well I would say Lehigh is doing very well.  BTW we have had one weekend  with two to go so it ain't over by far.


Just getting started--with published commits, anyway.  

How about for you guys:

COLGATE: Jamar Brown, RB, 5-7, 160, South Broward.

Is he the lighting to Eachus' thunder?
cr

One would hope. Andy. where did you find this?? your "scanning skills" far surpass mine.
Andy

cr wrote:
One would hope. Andy. where did you find this?? your "scanning skills" far surpass mine.


http://miamiherald.typepad.com/hssports/2009/01/class-of-2009-c.html
cr

thanks Andy.
RichH

As carney is the league PATSY KING  we are going to have to annoint you as the "Mel Kiper" of the PL. Thanks again for the Fla kids. I feel bad that I'm not coming up with much yet on LC. I would guess there will be alot next week.
carney2

RichH wrote:
As carney is the league PATSY KING


I always spoke well of you.
RichH

new OL possible from Fla

Carter Scott Suncoast HS Riviera Beach Fl  LC and Fordham are his choiceto pick
BillS

4 possibles out of wyoming seminary no real info just a guess.
Dallas Butts 6'3 275 ol/dl salado hs tx
Spencer Gopaul 6'0 205 rb/db potomac school
Chaz Houston 6'2 280 ol/dl notre dame easton
Darrell Johnson 6'2 240 te/lb baltimore,md
Andy

Re: new OL possible from Fla

RichH wrote:
Carter Scott Suncoast HS Riviera Beach Fl  LC and Fordham are his choiceto pick


Looks like an HM All-Area OL, cant find a recent roster listing on maxpreps, but 6-2 290 as a HS soph.   Also a shot/discuss guy on T & F team.  Thanks, Rich.
Pard94

Couldn't faind anything directly about this kid (not surprising since he's an O-lineman). Looks like it is between us an Fordham...

http://www.palmbeachpost.com/spor...s/2009/01/28/suncoasts_sickl.html

"Williams also said offensive lineman Nate Jones is committed to Southeast Missouri State, and two other players could sign scholarships next Wednesday. Offensive lineman Cartier Scott is deciding between Lafayette and Fordham, and Alfred Fields III is likely to play for Army. Other players could sign scholarships later in the signing period, including electric all-purpose athlete Tony McQuay."
LC Local Fan

Parkland's Pete Bross commits to Army.
LC Local Fan

The Morning call now has Pete Bross commited to Lafayette and the Northampton te to Lehigh.
Andy

LC Local Fan wrote:
The Morning call now has Pete Bross commited to Lafayette and the Northampton te to Lehigh.


Interesting, rivals still carries Bross as a "solid verbal" to Army.
Andy

Another one that only makes sense due to our lack of scholarships:

Jeremy Leggerio (Connetquot) is being recruited by Stony Brook, Albany, and New Haven. He has also been offered a preferred walk-on at Kansas St. /////
Franks Tanks

Andy wrote:
Another one that only makes sense due to our lack of scholarships:

Jeremy Leggerio (Connetquot) is being recruited by Stony Brook, Albany, and New Haven. He has also been offered a preferred walk-on at Kansas St. /////


Maybe this kids doesnt have the grades considering he mentions no interest from other Patriot and Ivies.

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