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Another Name To The Class Of 2012

Some sharp eyes looking at Lehigh's spring prospectus have found another name added to the class of 2008: LB/TE Mark Wickware. Originally reported to have accepted a scholarship at a Division II school, he has chosen (much to the delight of Lehigh fans) instead to suit up in the Brown & White instead to play Division I football. (Note: I added his name to my original blog posting on the class of 2012 as well.)

Heavily recruited by schools like Rutgers as a junior, an injury at the end of that year had him drop off the radar screen of other Division I schools. Even recovering from injury as a senior he did well enough to be an all-South jersey selection, and just recently was selected to play in the 30th annual North-South Jersey Classic which will take place at the Meadowlands on June 30th. Though listed as a TE, he will be playing the game as a LB - where he'll be playing alongside another Lehigh recruit, LB/FB Bryce Arruda, on the South while LB Mike Groome will be suiting up for the North.

Speaking of Groome, an article came out recently talking about how Groome (a linebacker and fullback for Lenape Valley) may eventually be facing off against his big pee-wee and high school rival Kyle Hayes (a "slash" type RB/WR/QB for Kittatinny HS).

From the article:

Groome will play inside linebacker, with his days as a 1,000-yard fullback possibly behind him. The Lenape Valley senior epitomized the old-school, hard-nose player. He wasn’t flashy but he would runover anyone that stood in his way.

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