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|Name||Pos.||Ht.||Wt.||Hometown / High School|
|Noel Brouse||DE||6'5||265||Slatington, Pa. / Parkland|
|Tyler Coyle||S||6'2||195||Windsor, Conn. / Windsor|
|Cameron DeGeorge||OL||6'5||260||Lynnfield, Mass / Lynnfield|
|Keyion Dixon||WR||6'1||176||Glastonbury, Conn. / Glastonbury|
|AJ Garson||OLB||6'6||235||West Palm Beach, Fla. / Oxbridge Academy|
|Ryan Gilmartin||ILB||6'1||230||Weddington, N.C. / Charlotte Christian School|
|Brett Graham||P||6'3||220||State College, Pa. / State College Area|
|Eddie Hahn||S||6'3||190||Port Monmouth, N.H. / Red Bank Catholic|
|Tahj Herring||CB||6'1||188||Hartford, Conn. / Suffield Academy|
|Nate Hopkins||RB||6'0||212||Flower Mound, Texas / Marcus|
|Nino Leone||OL||6'5||335||South Hamilton, Mass. Pingree School|
|Jay Rose||F||6'4||225||Southington, Conn. / Southington|
|Qyayvon Skanes||WR||5'10||175||Chicago, Ill. / Wendall Phillips Academy|
|Ja'Kaevious Vickers||RB||5'11||198||Belle Glade, Fla. / Gales Central|
|Donovan Williams||QB||6'4||205||Woodbridge, Va. / C.D. Hylton|
|Nick Zecchino||LS-ATH||6'1||205||Cedar Grove, N.J. / Cedar Grove|
Named to the 2015 Pennsylvania Football Writers' Class 4A all-state team as an offensive lineman... first team All-Eastern Pennsylvania Conference South Division on both sides of the bowl...named to the Class 4A All-EasternPAFootball.com team on the offensive line...in senior year, Parkland had a 14-2 overall record and played in PIAA Class 4A state championship game...played in the Blue-Grey All-American Bowl Game in Tampa on Jan. 9...earned all-area honors as a junior as team posted an 11-3 record...also played basketball...National Honor Society member.
Named to the Walter Camp Football Foundation All-Connecticut team... First Team New Haven Register All-Star...named to the All-Hartford Courant team...caught 12 TD passes in senior year, including four in the postseason, as team posted a 10-1 record...team advanced to Class L semifinals...had 29 receptions for 741 yards as a senior in the regular season...as a junior, had 28 receptions for 700 yards and 11 TDs as team won Class L-Small state championship...in that title game, had two TDs receptions and an 89-yard fumble return for a TD...outstanding track performer has cleared 6 feet, 10 inches...won Class L high jump championship in spring 2015..was part of New England champion 4x100 relay team..also played basketball.
As a senior, was named Lineman of the Year and First Team All-Cape Ann League Baker Division...was a Boston Globe All-Scholastic pick...team qualified for Division 4 playoffs in senior year and finished with an 8-3 record..team won Cape Ann League Baker Division in 2015...a varsity started since his freshman year, played in 2012 Eastern Mass Division 3A Super Bowl as a frosh...named first team All-Cape Ann League Baker Division as a junior as team advanced to state semifinals.
Named to the 2015 Connecticut High School Coaches' Association all-state team, the Walter Camp Football Foundation All-Connecticut Team, the USA Today All-Connecticut team and the New Haven Register All-State team...named All-Central Connecticut Conference as a senior...played quarterback and defensive back as a junior, but saw some time as a wide receiver as a senior...rushed for 1,514 yards as a senior with 21 touchdowns...also passed for five TDs...had 38 tackles and four interceptions on the other side of the ball...team advanced to Class LL semifinals in senior year...had an 85-yard punt return for a TD in the state semis...in junior season, team advanced to Class LL semifinals and had an 8-4 record...had a 22-yard TD run in the semifinals with a total of 87 rushing yards...also takes part in track and won 300-meter hurdles title at Class LL meet as a junior.
Projected to play linebacker at UConn...named Second Team All-Area by the Palm Beach Post...in senior year, had four receptions at tight end for 58 yards and a pair of TDs...at linebacker made 57 tackles with two sacks...team went 9-3 as a senior and advanced to regional finals of Class 3A tournament...as a junior, had 38 tackles with three sacks and caught four passes for 52 yards and a TD.
A starter in high school since his freshman year...earned North Carolina Independent Schools Association All-State honors as a junior and senior...named First Team Charlotte Independent School Athletic Association honors as a senior an all-conference a total of three times...team won three-straight NCISAA Division I state championships from freshman to junior seasons...also won four-straight conference championships...had 388 career tackles , which is second in school history...also played lacrosse and was four-year starter...three-time all-conference pick.
Earned First Team All-Mid Penn Conference in senior year as a punter and tight end... also earned First Team All-Mid State as a tight end...averaged 34.0 yards per punt in senior year with a long of 46..team won conference division championship in senior year...in junior season, was first team all-conference as a punter and second team as a tight end...averaged 36.1 yards per punt as a junior with a long of 60...also had 75 career receptions as a tight end for 939 yards and six TDs...made 35 receptions for 370 yards as a senior...team advanced to PIAA AAA quarterfinals in junior and senior years...also plays baseball.
Will play on defense at UConn after playing both quarterback and safety in high school...earned All-Shore Conference Second teams honors as a senior...team reached the semifinals of the Non-Public Group III playoffs...was also an All-Class A Central selection...made 26 tackles as a senior with 77 career tackles...had two interceptions in both junior and senior year...on offense at QB, had two games of over 300 yards of passing...earned all-conference first team honors in junior year..as a junior, team won the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association Non-Public Group III title..threw for 234 yards and two TDs in state championship game... had 32 tackles as a junior with 12 pass break-ups and a pair of interceptions as junior...on offense as a junior, passed for 1,485 yards and 20 TDs while rushing for 531 yards and 12 TDs...was team's punter...also plays basketball.
Was named First Team All-State by USA Today...made 28 tackles as a senior with two interceptions...team had a final record of 7-2 and played in the Wayne Sanborn New England Championship Bowl...was named to the NEPSAC Class A All-Stars as a junior...had four interceptions with 28 tackles as a junior...also plays basketball and track.
Was unanimous pick for first team all-district in 6-6A...named team offensive MVP...rushed for 1,406 yards as a senior on 255 carries with 15 TDs...had 2,841 career rushing yards in high school with 26 TDs.
Was named Boston Globe Lineman of the Year for New England PSAC Class C...played guard in high school...team went 7-3 in senior season...also played basketball.
Hartford Courant Offensive Player of the Year...First Team New Haven Register All-Star..named to the Walter Camp Football Foundation All-Connecticut team and was a finalist for state player of the year...Connecticut High School Coaches Association All-State...All-Central Connecticut Conference Division I West...led team to Class LL state championships in sophomore and junior seasons...was a quarterback in junior and senior seasons of high school...as a senior, passed for 2,636 yards and 39 touchdowns as Southing advanced to Class LL semifinals...passed for 3,190 yards and 47 TDs as a junior...played tight end his first two seasons of high school...made 45 receptions for seven TDs as a sophomore in 2013.
Named to the 2015 Chicago Tribune All-State team...team won Illinois Class 4A championship as a senior becoming the first Public League team to win a state championship...was named the Chicago Tribune/WGN Athlete of the Month for November 2015...played quarterbacks his senior year...rushed for 141 yards in state title game with four touchdowns...also passed for 44 yards and a TD..rushed for 1,458 yards in senior years with 36 touchdowns...also had 504 passing yards for 13 TDs...caught 41 passes as a junior for 981 yards and 12 touchdowns...team was 12-2 in junior year and advanced to 4A title game...also on track and field team.
Named First Team All-State Class 4A..named All-Palm Beach County for 4A...rushed for 1,423 yards and 18 TDs as a senior, while going for 1,041 yards and 11 TDs as a junior...team advanced to Class 4A regional finals in junior and senior year...team went 9-3 in senior season.
As a senior, passed for 1,343 yards and 18 TDs while rushing for 785 yards and nine TDs...team was 9-3 in senior season and advanced to second round of state playoffs...was named First Team 6A Conference 4 in senior year...as a junior, passed for 1,017 yards and five TDs while rushing for 718 yards and 18 TDs...in junior year, was named all-conference second team.
Was a long snapper as well as quarterback and defensive back in high school...passed for 1,370 yards as a senior with 16 TDs...led Super Essex-Colonial Conference in passing...also made 28 tackles...team was 9-3 in senior year and advanced to championship game of North 1 Group 1 playoffs...comes from same hometown as head coach Bob Diaco..father Nick played football at Tennessee as a center...also plays baseball.