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Lehigh Commitments - Known and Rumored

We won't get an official list until later this month (I think), but you can tune back to this space to find out the list of commits that are known as of this time. (Consider all of these names as not 100% until the official announcement.)

[UPDATED 2/19/2006]

If I find out more names - firms, almosts or otherwise - I'll post them here.

Firms (printed in local press):
Dane Trotter (Blair Academy, NJ), WR/DB
Dan Parrish (Valley Forge Military, PA), RB/DB
David Ackler (Council Rock North, PA), TE/DE
Matt Cohen (Allentown CC, PA), LB
Joe Dancho (Bethlehem Catholic), DL
Jesse Sanchez (Bergen Tech, NJ), QB
Anthony Fossati (Northern Highlands, NJ), FB/LB (PICTURED)
Sean Lezgus (Morris Catholic, NJ), OG
Stephen Brown (Wesleyan School, GA), DT
Chris Bokosky (Daniel Boone HS, PA), QB
Ben Harden (St. Francis DeSales, OH), OL

Possible Only (unconfirmed):
Mike Berta (St. Mary's, OH) C (did not orally commit to Rutgers or Colgate)

Offensive Coordinator Named: Trey Brown

Today, it was announced on LehighSports.com that our new Offensive Coordinator is another coach from Penn's coaching ranks.

Coach Trey Brown coached wide receivers at Penn, including two of the best wideouts the Quakers have ever known in Dan Castles (holds the career TD receptions total with 27) and Rob Milanese (holds the career receiving yardage lead with 3,407). Before that, he spent some time with Division I-A Stanford as an offensive assistant, and during his tenure Stanford captured their last Pac 10 title.

He's replacing Chris Rorke, who chose to return to Trinity College (D-III) in Connecticut. 48 hours after it was announced at the football awards dinner that he was leaving, coach Coen struck fast and got his man.

It's exciting that coach Coen is making Lehigh's staff with a guy with big-time experience like coach Brown, and who worked well with coach Coen at Penn. He seems like a great hire - a guy on the rise who was seen how things work at two other high-a…