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Your Patriot League Commit Tracker

With "Signing Day" set to go tomorrow for football recruits all throughout the nation, considering how popular it has been I've set up a blog posting for the sole purpose of listing, well, everything I know about commits for Patriot League football. Keep in mind that tomorrow few schools - probably only Lafayette - will announce their incoming class in the entire Patriot League, as most schools wait several weeks before making a formal announcement.

Many of these were taken from my previous blog postings on this subject. For Lehigh, you can click on the player to return to my original blog posting on the player. But keep coming back often since I'm planning on updating this well into signing day. While the schools tend to be conservative, I'm not - I'll publish any nugget of information I have.

(For reference, to read my explanation of the difference between what the "Letter of Intent" is for most schools and the difference between the Patriot League's "Letter of Understanding" and the Ivy League's "Likely Letter"'s, click here.)

(As I mentioned, come back early and often for the most complete list of Patriot League commits listed anywhere. I will be updating this as soon as I get any new information.)

Lehigh Commits:

RB Zach Barket (Schuylkill Haven HS, PA), Lehigh
DE Tom Bianchi (West Essex HS, NJ), Lehigh
DL/TE William Boyko (Northampton HS, PA), Lehigh
OL/DL Collin Bremer (Abington Heights HS, PA), Lehigh
DT Sajjad Chagani (Sewanhaka HS, NY), Lehigh
WR Dan Cintron (Barnegat HS, NJ), Lehigh
QB Mike Colvin (Morristown HS, NJ), Lehigh
WR/CB James Flynn (Notre Dame HS, CA), Lehigh offer on table - confirmed
LB Jordan Jefferson (Palo Alto HS, CA), Lehigh
RB Mike Hanhauser (Perry HS, OH), Lehigh
QB Mason Mills (Coronado HS, CA), Lehigh
P Jake Peery (Archbishop Curley, MD), Lehigh
WR Marvin Pierre (Pine Crest HS, FL), Lehigh
WR/DB Devin Pullara (Araphoe HS, CO), Lehigh (may also play lacrosse)
OL/DL Thomas Ruley (Parkville HS, MD), Lehigh
WR/DB Ryan Spadola (Freehold Township HS, NJ), Lehigh
OL Mike Vuono ( North Allegheny HS, PA), Lehigh
OL/DL Ryan Weitz (East Lake HS, FL), Lehigh

Other Patriot League School Commits:

DE Tahir Basil (Roman Catholic HS, PA), just verballed for Lafayette
LB/FB Peter Bross (Parkland HS, PA), Lafayette
RB Alan Elder (Gonzaga HS, DC), Lafayette
QB/DB/K D.J. Forbargd (Camden HS, NY), Lafayette
RB Vaughn Hebron (Dover Area HS, PA), Lafayette
DL Rick Lyster (Ocean HS, NJ), Lafayette
DB Eric Jones (Plantation HS, FL), Lafayette
DT Jason Marshalek (Montoursville HS, PA), Lafayette
TE/LB Zach Midulla (JR Tucker HS, VA), Lafayette
OL/DL Mike Murphy (Schuylkill Haven HS, PA), Lafayette
LB Zach Protin (Lakeland HS, NJ), Lafayette
DB/RB Kyni Scott (Pine Bush HS, NY), Lafayette
QB Andrew Shoop (Danville HS, PA), Lafayette
P/W Ethan Swerdlow (La Jolla HS, CA), Lafayette
OL/DL Tyler Swoyer (
Schuylkill Haven HS, PA), Lafayette
DB Neal Zott (Almont HS, MI), Lafayette

DE Amir Afkhami (Wooton HS, DC), Bucknell
DE Scott Brimmer (East Strousburg South HS, PA), reportedly considering Bucknell
LB Julian Davis (Gateway HS, MO), Bucknell
DE/TE Matt Diles (Chagrin Falls HS, OH), Bucknell
RB Terrance Fitzsimmons (Haverford HS, PA), Bucknell
S Joseph Francis (Arlington Seguin HS, TX), Bucknell
DL Nick Gatto (Catholic HS, NC), reportedly considering Bucknell
OL Devin Gordon-Hamm (Good Counsel HS, MD), Bucknell
OL Greg Herman (Wachtung Hills HS, NJ), Bucknell
OL Josh Haywood (Barberton HS, OH), Bucknell
QB/P Kyle Hoppy (Orchard Park HS, NY), Bucknell (also will play baseball)
OL Brandon Morris (Cumberland Park HS, PA), Bucknell
QB Andrew Lieberman (Portland HS, ME), Bucknell offer on table
RB/DB Robert Owoyele (Arlington Seguin HS, TX), Bucknell
DE Sam Oyekoya (Gonzaga HS, DC), Bucknell
WR Brandon Pinnock (Northeast HS, FL), Bucknell
RB Tyler Smith (North Penn HS, PA), Bucknell
OL Chis Spahr (Red Bank Catholic, NJ), Bucknell
OL/DL Troy Steinhilber (Pittsford Sutherland HS, NY), Bucknell
LB Colton Weaver (Wilson Area HS, PA), Bucknell
DE Jon Wagner (Wilson Area HS, PA), Bucknell
RB Jeremiah Young (Steelton-Highspire HS, PA), Bucknell

DB Omar Auais (Dade Christian HS, FL), Colgate
RB Jamar Brown (South Broward HS, FL), Colgate
OL/DT Craig Capodiferro (Locust Valley HS, NY), Colgate
K/P Evan Colborne (Hillsborough HS, FL), Colgate
OL Tyler Danielsen (Sayreville HS, NJ), Colgate
LB Austin Dier (Olympia HS, FL), Colgate
DL Evan Goldzack (Evan Collier HS, FL), Colgate
LB Pat Friel (St. Charles East HS, IL), Colgate
K/P Andy Heagel (East Syracuse HS, NY), Colgate
OL Chris Horner (Del Val HS, PA), Colgate
WR/RS Ryan Kramer (Oneida HS, NY), Colgate
WR Chris Looney (Verona HS, NJ), Colgate
DB Jonathan Mputu (Winter Park HS, FL), Colgate
LB/TE Jim Queeney (Reading HS, MA), Colgate (may play lacrosse)
OL Ryan Risch (Kittaninning HS, NY), Colgate
FB/DB Dan Saita (Del Val HS, PA), Colgate
DB John Schademan (Bethel Park HS, PA), Colgate
RB Eddy Sihavong (Mission Hills HS, CA), Colgate
TE/LB Ryan Sitler (Berwick HS, PA), Colgate
DB Jason Taylor (Barrington HS, IL), Colgate
OL/DL Adam Wheeler (Cardinal Mooney HS, OH), Colgate
TE/DE Xavier Molina-Williams (Diamond Ranch HS, CA), Colgate
RB/S Mike Yeager (St Joe's Prep HS, PA), Colgate

LB Dan Avedesian (State College Area HS, PA), Fordham
QB James Avedesian (State College Area HS, PA), Fordham
RB/DB Paul Barchitta (Monsignor Farrell HS, NY), Fordham
DB Zach Crosby (Jefferson HS, GA), Fordham
DL Billy DeLuca (Greenwich HS, CT), Fordham
K Kevin Heinowitz (Indian Hills HS, NJ), Fordham
QB Ben Heiser (Walnut Hills HS, OH), Fordham
QB Ryan Higgins (Chaminade HS, NY), Fordham
OL Jim Kubacki (Andover Academy, MA), Fordham (originally from Eastside Catholic HS, WA)
AB Langston LaCroix (New Egypt HS, NJ), Fordham
DL J.T. LaSure (Cavalry Christian HS, FL), Fordham
OL Alex Locker (Lake Worth HS, FL), Fordham
LB Anthony Lubischer (Red Bank Catholic, NJ), Fordham
RB Michael Martin (Seguin HS, TX), Fordham
WR Aaron Mays (Chaffey CC, CA), Fordham
WR/S Brendan Melanophy (Danbury HS, CT), Fordham
OL/DL Andrew Milmore (Warde HS, CT), Fordham
CB Khary Powell (Central Gwinnett HS, GA), Fordham
OL/DL Chris Watkins (Carmel HS, NY), Fordham

[UPDATE: Worthy of mention is that redshirt freshman Delaware QB Lou Ritaccio, who almost beat out Ohio State transfer Rob Schoenhoft, is rumored to be considering a transfer to Fordham. He'd have to sit out a year, but would become the immediate frontrunner for the QB job in 2010.]

WR Jeffrey Burke (St. Edward HS, OH), Georgetown
OL Sarafino Caliguire (Montour HS, PA), Georgetown
TE/FB/LB Janna Chukumerije (New Rochelle HS, NY), Georgetown
TE Jordan Cohen (Cooper City HS, FL), Georgetown
WR Brandon Floyd (Loyola HS, MD), Georgetown
WR Kenneth Furlough (Brother Rice HS, IL), Georgetown
DB/DB Ian Gaston (Toledo St. John's HS, OH), Georgetown
FS Jeffery Gazaway (Buford HS, GA), Georgetown
WR/LB Jeremy Grasso (Bergen Catholic HS, NJ), Georgetown
RB Brian Head (Heritage HS, TX), Georgetown
LB Mose Hogan (Detroit County Day School, MI), Georgetown
DT/OL Jonathan Koslop (Hazelton Area HS, PA), Georgetown (another report on Koslop)
DE Andy Maliska (Palo Alto HS, CA), Georgetown
LB Rob McCabe (Malvern Prep, PA), Georgetown
TE Craig Montgomery (Cardinal Mooney HS, FL), Georgetown
DE Connor Randall (Holy Innocents HS, GA), Georgetown
DE Andrew Sachais (Buford HS, GA), Georgetown
OL Kevin Sullivan (Bergen Catholic HS, NJ), Georgetown
OL Trip Watson (A.C. Flora HS, SC), Georgetown

RB Reed Apfelbaum (Upper St. Clair HS, PA), Holy Cross
RB Sam Auffant (Phillips Andover Academy, MA), Holy Cross
RB Anthony Blake (Portland Jesuit HS, OR), Holy Cross
LB/TE Hank Brigham (St. Andrews Episcopal School, TX), Holy Cross
LB Pat O'Connell (Framingham HS, MA), Holy Cross
QB Grant Enders (Old Mill HS, MD), Holy Cross
SS Kevin Gallagher (Mainland Regional HS, NJ), Holy Cross
TE Josh Hauser (Bishop Lynch HS, TX), Holy Cross
RB Eddie Houghton (St. Michael's HS, Toronto, Canada), Holy Cross
OL Fred Hilow (St Edward HS, OH), Holy Cross
LB David Herman (St. Xavier HS, OH), Holy Cross
WR Jack Karlovec (Chagrin Falls HS, OH), Holy Cross
OL Billy Lang (Archbishop Spalding HS, MD), Holy Cross
WR/DB James Lizzotte (St. John's (S), MA), Holy Cross
OL Jack Malishka (Murdock HS, MA), Holy Cross
QB/S Tom Mannix (Brearly HS, NJ), Holy Cross
WR Gerald Mistretta (Xavierian HS, NY), Holy Cross
OL/LB Pat O'Connell (Framingham HS, MA), Holy Cross
RB Colin Reno (Choate Rosemary Prep, NY), Holy Cross
OL Kyle Pedretty (Dunedin HS, FL), Holy Cross
LB Roman San Doval (Shady Side Academy, PA), Holy Cross
LB Erik Wachter (Hunterdon Central HS, NJ), Holy Cross


Anonymous said…
Holy Cross commit Kevin Gallagher
Mainland Regional HS, Linwood NJ Strong Safety
Anonymous said…
Chuck - here are 2 more PL verbals...

Janna Chukumerije (Georgetown)
New Rochelle H.S
NewRochelle, NY

Chris Watkins (Fordham)
Carmel High School
Patterson, NY

Fox Lane lineman Ryan Schermerhorn (Bryant College), Iona Prep defensive back Darlos James (Maine), Carmel lineman Chris Watkins (Fordham) and three New Rochelle players - safety Tremayne Williams (Rhode Island), lineman Ian Solomon (Stony Brook) and versatile Janna Chukumerije (Georgetown) - all will sign today.
Anonymous said…
Michael Martin
Ht: 6-0 Wt: 219
Position: FB
Year: Class of 2009
High School: Seguin HS (Arlington, TX)
Anonymous said…
Paul Barchitta Monsignor Farrell SI, NY
6'0 195 RB-DB
QB in HS
Anonymous said…
Georgetown commit Trip Watson
A.C. Flora HS, Columbia SC
Offensive Line
Anonymous said…
According to a recruit list in today's Newark Star-Ledger, Tom Mannix of Brearley HS (Kenilworth) has committed to Holy Cross. A quick Google search indicates that Mannix played QB for Brearley but is listed as being recruited as a safety -- he also apparently played baseball and wrestled in high school.
Anonymous said…
SoCalSader from CROSSPORTS here. I sent you a message, but figured I would post here since you guys in Bethlehem will like one of my local SD recruits I have for you.

Mason Mills (6-0, 190 QB) from Cornado HS is going to Lehigh
He is a great QB get for Lehigh...probably only held back from lower FBS schools by his size. He was the #5 passer in the county and threw for 2958 yards and 37 TD's to 7 INT's

Eddy Sihavong (5-11, 180 RB) from Mission Hills HS going to Colgate
Anonymous said…
Typo on my part, the HS for Mills is Coronado HS.
Anonymous said…

Billy Laduca 6'3 250 DL
Geenwich H.S.
Greenwich, CT
Anonymous said…
sorry, should be Billy DeLuca
Anonymous said…
To Holy Cross-

Jack Malishka, OL, Murdock HS, Winchendon MA
Anonymous said…
To Holy Cross-

OT Billy Lang from Archbishop Spalding HS, Severn MD

QB Grant Enders from Old Mill HS, Millersville MD
Anonymous said…
To Holy Cross-

Anthony Blake RB, Portland Jesuit
Anonymous said…
Holy Cross signs a quarterback --

Grant Enders, Old Mill, MD.

Anonymous said…
Another PK/P signing for Colgate

Andy Heagle, K/P
E. Syracuse
Syracuse, NY
Anonymous said…
To HC-

RB Eddie Houghton St. Michael's HS/Phillips Andover Academy from Toronto, Ontario
Anonymous said…
To HC-

RB Eddie Houghton St. Michael's HS/Phillips Andover Academy from Toronto, Ontario
Anonymous said…
Hank Brigham :( to Holy Cross im a fordham guy. we were on his radar, so wasnt happy bout this one.. lol..

TE 6'4 252 Austin Texas
Anonymous said…
To Holy Cross-

James Lizotte, WR, St. John's High School, Shrewsbury, MA

Pat O'Connell, LB, Framingham High School, Framingham, MA
Anonymous said…
Bobby Kubacki
6'5 300 OL
Phillips Academy, Andover MA
Eastside Catholic, WA

1 year of prep school.

Kubacki's dad played QB at Harvard and was OC at Fordham in late 80's. 08 listing.. before andover.
Anonymous said…
To HC:
Jake Bauder Hopewell, PA DB/FB
Kyle Toulouse Yorktown, VA WR / DB
Schuyler Waterhouse Bridgeton, ME DT/OG
Anonymous said…
Chuck - Fordham just announced 23 signees.
Some lines is confusing to me in this article, on the whole it is great article for me and may be everyone also,
Softmod Wii said…
Holy Cross commit Kevin Gallagher
Mainland Regional HS, Linwood NJ Strong Safety
Anonymous said…
hmm...your post is good. i really like it. . .nice job keep sharing ;)
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