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The Unofficial Lafayette Commit List for the Class of 2016

If it's late January, that can only mean one thing for Lehigh football fans: the steady stream of commitments coming from high school seniors.

 In past years, I have posted one humongous posting of all the Patriot League teams whom I've confirmed are headed to Patriot League schools.

This year, though, I've decided to break out my posted commitments by school.

Below the flip, get a sneak peek of Lafayette's class of 2016 - and come back to this page often, as I'm going to be updating it frequently over the next few weeks.

UPDATE: Lafayette announced their incoming class of 2016 here.  I reported 17 of their 30 incoming recruits.

LB/RB Chris Brockman (Foster HS/Valley Forge Military Academy, Richmond, TX)
Commitment on

LB Bobby DiPietro (Lancaster Catholic Prep, Lancaster, PA)
PIAA AA State Football Champion
L-L League Section First-Team All Star
Lancaster-Lebanon Team News: Crusaders' DiPietro Picks Lafayette

LB Mark Dodd (Linsly School, Wheeling, WV)
Undefeated 10-0 Linsly Team 2011
OVAthletics: Linsly's Mark Dodd to Play at Lafayette

QB Andrew Dzurik (Lancaster Catholic Prep, Lancaster, PA)
PIAA AA State Football Champion
L-L League Section First-Team All Star
Eastern PA football small school first-team quarterback
Lancaster-Lebanon League News: Crusaders' Dziurik Commits to Lafayette

OL Paul Federinko (Lakenheath HS/Atholoton HS, Lakenheath, Suffolk, UK)
All-DOD High School Team
Maryland 1st Team AS "Big Schools"
Rivals Commitment

ATH Jon "Deuce" Gruden (Carrolwood Day HS, Tampa, FL)
Son of NFL Analyst and former NFL head football coach Jon Gruden
Tampa Bay Times: Deuce Gruden Commits to Lafayette
Rivals Commitment

FB/LB Freddie Hess (Anville-Cleona HS, Annville, PA)
Lebanon Daily News All-County Team
Lancaster-Lebanon Team News: Dutchmen's Hess Picks Lafayette
Video available on Hudl profile

QB/TE/DE Brian Keller (Triton Regional HS, Runnemeade, NJ)
Philadelphia Inquirer All South-Jersey Team
All Courier-Post Defense (Second Team)
Courier-Post Commitment (to Lehigh) | Philadelphia Inquirer Commitment (to Lehigh)
The "changed his mind and decided on Lafayette" post
Video Available on Hudl Profile

DB Michael Morralle (Rumson-Fair Haven HS, Rumson, NJ)

All Shore Media Commitment List
fb - Nice hit by Mike Morralle (RFH) - RFHvsRwy from All Shore Media on Vimeo.

QB Louie Pappas (Tarpon Springs HS, Tarpon Springs, FL)
FACA All-Star Game Participant (South)
Tampa Bay Times: Pappas Commits to Lafayette
Rivals Commitment

WR Jack Poetzsch (St Anthony's Prep, South Huntington, NY)
MSG All-Metro Team Watch List
St. Anthony's College Commitments
Video Highlight courtesy of MSG Network

DL Adam Richard (Boston College HS, Boston, MA)
Commitment in Boston Herald

DT Ryan Sanders (John Jay HS, Cross River, NY)
MSG Varsity All-Metro Team
Lower Hudson Varsity Insider: Sanders Commits

FS Kyle Sakowski (Don Bosco Prep, Chester, NJ)
North Jersey Record Football Defensive Player of the Year
Hudson Valley Record: Chester's Sakowski Ready to Sign With Lafayette

WR/RB Jamel Smith (New Egypt HS, New Egypt, NJ)
Tri-Town News: Warrior's Smith Commits to Lafayette

QB/WR Ben Snyder (Northwestern Lehigh Area HS, New Tripoli, PA)
Morning Call: Ben Snyder Headed to Lafayette
NCSA Profile, Including Video

OL Nick Zateveski (Delran HS, Delran, NJ)
Announcement on Pro Dynamix


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