Brown Football Class of 2015

Providence, Rhode Island - Brown football head coach Phil Estes has released the Brown Football Class of 2015, who will join the Bears' football team in the fall of 2011. This year's class has 35 players from 17 states, 12 All-State selections, 26 team captains and a group who has played in 16 State Championship games, winning 12 State Championships.
 

Jeffrey Anderson

6-2, 265,  OL

Longmeadow, MA / Longmeadow High School

Athletic Honors: Served as Team Captain his junior and senior year under Head Coach Alex Rotsko…Two-time Massachusetts Super Bowl Champions… Three-time 1st Team All Western Mass…Two-year captain and starter on varsity basketball team…Academic Honors: National Honor Society

 

 

Eric Armagost

6-1, 180,  DB

Fayetteville, GA / Starr's Mill High School

Athletic Honors: Defensive MVP of 2nd ranked defense in Georgia AAAA under Head Coach Chad Phillips… 1st Team GA AAAA All-State Safety… All-Area South…All-Region & All-County Teams…Led Starr's Mill to 2010 State Championship Game with 138 tackles, 3 INTs, 4 FFs & 5 Sacks…Academic Honors: National Honor Society…Beta Club…German National Honor Society…National Society of High School Scholars…Nominated for the Congressional Student Leadership Conference.

 

 

Henry Baker

5-9, 150,  P/K

Greenwood Village, CO / Mullen High School

Athletic Honors: 2010 Team Captain under Head Coach Dave Logan…All-League Selection…Team was ranked #9 Nationally by USA Today & won three consecutive Colorado 5A State Championships…Team Captain & 4-year member of varsity soccer team… Academic Honors: Academic All-State…National Honor Society…National Spanish Honor Society…4-Torch Award Winner (Mullen's Highest Academic Award)

 

 

Chesley Brooks

5-10, 180,  DB

Pittsboro, NC/ Jordan-Matthews High School

Athletic Honors: Three-year starter & two-time Team Captain under Head Coach Marty Scotten…Two-Time All-Conference & All-Area Selection…Defensive MVP…Four-year letterwinner in track & two year letterwinner in Basketball…Academic Honors: Leadership Award…Honor Roll...Beta Club President

 

 

Courtland Clavette

6-3 215  LB / LS

Asheville, NC / A.C. Reynolds High School

Athletic Honors: Three year letter winner & Two time State Champion under Head Coach Shane Laws…Team Captain of 2010 4A State Champions.…Two time All Western NC team…Two time ALL MAC Conference Team…Dick Ayers Memorial Football Scholarship…Team Captain and 4A State Champion in Discus…USATF National Jr. Olympics All American (Discus)…Ranked 3rd in NC shotput as a junior. ..Three Year letter winner and Team Captain of Varsity Basketball team…Academic Honors:  2010-Great American Rivalry Series Outstanding Academic Performance as a Football Athlete Scholarship Award… 2010-State Finalist, Wendy's High School Heisman Award…Member of Mathletes.

 

 

Nicholas Codrea

6-3,  275, OL

Tallmadge, OH / St. Vincent-St. Mary

Athletic Honors:  Three-year letter winner and two-time Offensive Lineman of the Year under Head Coach Dan Boarman…2010 All-Ohio Honorable Mention Division III…2010 1st Team Northeastern Inland District Division III…Summit County West Team All-Star Game Selection…2010 Greater Akron Area Touchdown Club All-Athlete…Academic Honors:  President of the National Honor Society…Honor Roll
 

James Connelly

6-1, 205, DB

Stonington, CT / Stonington High School

Athletic Honors: Two-time Team Captain under Head Coach AJ Massengale…Three-time Defensive MVP at S.H.S…Set S.H.S single game rushing record (307)…Three-time All Conference Selection…Two-time All Area…All-State in Track (300M)…Two-time Team Captain of track team…Academic Honors: National Football Foundation Scholar Athlete Award…National Honor Society

 

Caleb Cragle

6-0, 195, DB

Everson, WA / Nooksack Valley High School

Athletic Honors:  Three-year starter and Team Captain under Head Coach Robb Myhre…1st Team All-State Selection…1st Team All-Whatcom County…1st Team All-1A NWC…122 Tackles, 3 INTs, 2.5 sacks & 9 FFs in 2010…Academic Honors:  National Honor Society Member…Class Officer…John Hopkins CTY Selection…Nooksack Valley's Lamp of Learning Achievement Award recipient.

 

Ryan Davenport

6-4,  225,  DL

Murfreesboro, TN / Blackman High School

Athletic Honors: Team Captain under Head Coach Philip Shadowens…1st Team All-District & 1st Team All-Area selection…44 solo tackles, 8 Sacks & 2 defensive TD's as a senior…Academic Honors: National Honor Society…Blackman Academic Excellence Club

 

Lawrence "Jay" Davis

5-11, 180,  DB

Owings Mills, MD / Baltimore Lutheran

Athletics Honors: Team Captain under Head Coach Brent Johnson…Three-Time MIAA All Conference Selection…2nd Team All Private School Team…All State Honorable Mention…Baltimore Touchdown Club Super 22 Team…Lutheran Coaches Association 1st Team All-American…167 Tackles & 7 INTs…Two-year Captain of Varsity Lacrosse…MIAA All-Conference Lacrosse…Academic Honors: National Honor Society

 


Abe Dube

6-5,  265, OL

Evanston, IL / Evanston Township High School

Athletic Honors:  Two-year  letterwinner under Head Coach Mike Bruzawa…1st Team All-CSL…Baseball MVP…Silver Slugger Award…Academic Honors:  1st Team Academic All-State, High Honor Role…Excellence Award Science and Hebrew

 

 

Marcus Fuller

6-0,  215,  QB

Ashland, OH / Ashland High School

Athletic Honors: Two-time Team MVP under Head Coach Scott Valentine…Two-time 1st Team All Ohio Quarterback…Two-time NW District Player of the Year…Three-time All Ohio Cardinal Conference…Ashland Times Gazette Player of the Year 2009 and 2010…Threw for 3,817 yards & 39 TD's in 2010. Academic Honors: Four- Time Scholar-Athlete…Ranked #1 in Class…News Channel 5 Scholar-Athlete of the Week…OHSAA Academic All Ohio 2010

 

 

Matthew Garofalo

6-4, 285, OL

Whitehouse Station, NJ / Hunterdon Central Regional High School

Athletic Honors:  Team Captain under Head Coach Matthew Perotti …2010 1st Team Mid-State 39 conference…1st Team All Area…1st Team All West New Jersey…1st Team All Division…Mid-State 39 Conference Champions…Academic Honors:  Principal's Honor Roll

 

 

Daniel Giovacchini

6-3,  205,  LB

Acton, MA / Lawrence Academy

Athletic Honors:  Two-time Captain under Head Coach Michael Taylor… Massachusetts All State Team…Two-time All New England Prep Team…Boston Globe All Scholastic 2008-2010…Three-time All ISL selection…7 career INT's for TD's…Captain of Basketball & Baseball Teams at Lawrence Academy…Academic Honors: High Honor Roll…Cum Laude Society…C.P. Lawrence Award…Margaret Price White Award

 

 

Robert  Grebenc

5-11,  195,  RB

Cleveland, OH / St. Ignatius High School

Athletic Honors: Team Captain & 2nd Team All Ohio RB under Head Coach Chuck Kyle …Ohio N.F.F 2011 Scholar Athlete Award & Scholarship…All State in Track 2010…Rushed for 1,645 yds. & 24 TD's…Academic Honors: First Honors 2007-2011

 

 

Andrew Hansen

6-4,  235,  TE

West Des Moines, IA / Valley High School

Athletic Honors: Team Captain and two-year Starter under Head Coach Gary Swenson…#3 Ranked TE at Midwest Ultimate 100 Combine…All Conference Selection…2008 IA State Champions…Also lettered in Basketball & Baseball…Academic Honors: National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete…Student Body President…Academic All Conference in Football, Basketball & Baseball

 

 

Reiley Higgins

6-0,  182, WR

Coto de Caza, CA / Santa Margarita Catholic High School

Athletic Honors:  Team captain and three-year letter winner under Head Caoch Harry Welch…Orange County Athlete of the Week…Two-time All Trinity League in Football & Lacrosse…32 receptions for 652 yards & 6 TD's & 13 Punt Returns for 215 yards 1 TD…Academic Honors:  Honor Roll…Academic Eagle Award…California Scholarship Federation (CSF).

 

 

Austin Jennings

6-2,  260,  OL

Summit, NJ/ Summit High School

Athletic Honors: Team Captain and three-year letter winner under Head Coach John Liberato…1st Team All Conference…1st Team All-Area…2nd Team All State…2009 NJ 2A State Champions…Team was 22-1 in two season as a starter….2010 Coaches Award…All Star "Snapple-Bowl" Selection…Academic Honors: Honor Roll…Cum Laude Recognition…Congressional Merit Appointee.

 


Charles "Blaine" Kleinrichert

6-2, 207,  RB

Edgewater, MD/ South River High School

Athletic Honors: 2nd Team All County Selection under Head Coach Steve Erxleben…2nd leading rusher in County…Baltimore Super 22 Club…Rushed for 980 yards on 110 carries as a senior…Academic Honors: Honor Roll.

 

 

Nicholas Lawley

6-6,  205, QB

Cincinnati, OH / Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy

Athletic Honors:  Team Captain & 1st Team All-State Selection under Head Coach Eric Taylor…South West Ohio Offensive Player of the Year… 1st Team All Conference…Cincinnati Enquirer Player of the Year…Threw for 2'803 yards & 26 TD's in 2010…Team Captain & two-time All Conference Selection for Basketball…Academic Honors:  Four-years Miami Valley Conference All-Academic Selection Football and Basketball…Two-year National Society of High School Scholar.

 

 

Matthew O'Brien

6-1, 255, OL

Bethesda, MD / Northfield Mount Hermon High School

Athletic Honors:  Iron Man Award recipient under Head Coach John Walsh…Three-year Letterman in Football and Hockey…Hockey team captain…Academic Honors:  Honor Roll and Member of the Academic Honor Council.

 

 

Richard "Dillon" O'Carroll

6-2, 280,  DT

Tulsa, OK / Booker T. Washington High School

Athletic Honors:  Two-year Team Captain that lead his team to consecutive Oklahoma State Championships under Head Coach Darrell Hall…First-team All Metro…Second-Team All State selection…Two-way starter…Had 70 Tackles as a senior…Academic Honors: Honor Roll…Speech and Debate State Qualifier.

 

Patrick O'Neill

5-10,  170,  DB

Honolulu, HI / Punahou School

Athletic Honors: Three-year letter winner and Team Captain under Head Coach Charles "Kale" Ane…ILH All League Selection…Punahou Football Big Blue Award…Three-year letter winner in basketball & track… Academic Honors: National Honor Society…National Society of High School Scholars.

 

 

John Pfeiffer

6-5,  240,  DL

Lindenhurst, IL /  Lakes Community High School

Athletic Honors: All-State Defensive Tackle under Head Coach Luke Mertens…All-Conference…All-Area…Selected to play in Illinois State All Star Game…Academic Honors: High Honors…All State Academic Team...Graduated with 4.0 GPA.

 

 

Alexander Quoyeser

6-4,  210, TE

Houston, TX / Strake Jesuit

Athletic Honors:  2010 Team Captain under Head Coach Ron Counter…2009 and 2010 All-District Honorable Mention…26 receptions for 287 yards & 2 TDs…Academic Honors:  Principal's Honor Roll…Bausch & Lomb Honorary Science Award Winner…Touchdown Club's Scholar-Athlete Award Finalist…2010 Academic All District… National Honor Society.

 

 

Stian Romberg

6-5,  205,   WR

Maryville, TN / Maryville High School

Athletic Honors: Team Captain of Tennessee 6A State Champions under Head Coach George Quarles…All State Selection 2010… Two-time All County… 2010 All District DB…2009 All District WR…2009 MYVLT High School Heroes Team…66 catches for 1,014 & 15 TDs… Two-time All-County & All-District Tournament Team in Basketball…Academic Honors: National Honor Society… Maryville Scholar…2010 United Sates Marine Corps All-Academic Player… Math letterman.

 

 

Xavier Russo

6-4,  210, LB

San Francisco, CA / St. Ignatius College Preparatory

Athletic Honors:  Team Captain under Coach John Regallia…2nd Team All WCAL…2nd Team All City (SF)… Led Team in Tackles…J.B. Murphy Award Winner…Academic Honors: National Foundation and College Hall of Fame Scholarship. 

 

 

Zach Smerlas

6-1,  270,  DL

Sudbury, MA / Lincoln Sudbury High School

Athletic Honors: Team Captain & two-time DCL All Star under Head Coach Tom Lopez…2010 DCL Defensive MVP… ESPN.com All-State Team…MHFCA Super 26 Team…Three-time Captain & two-time DCL Champ as a wrestler…Division 1 & State Champion… Academic Honors: Boston Globe & Herald All Scholastic.

 

 

Phillip Smith

5-10,  185, DB

Twinsburg, OH / St. Edward High School

Athletic Honors:  Two-year varsity starter under Head Coach Rick Finotti…Led the 2010 OHSAA D1State Champions with 110 Tackles, 5 INT's, 2 FR's, 1 Sack & 2 Blocked Kicks…Two-year letter winner in track…Academic Honors:  Senior Class Secretary…National Honors Society Member…Student Ambassador…Member of the Max Advantage Honors Program…High Honors Student…Moreau Mentor. 

 

 

Zach Sparber

6-3, 250,  DL

Norwood, NJ /  Bergen Catholic

Athletic Honors: Team Captain of NJ State Title Runner-up under Head Coach Nunzio Campanile…2nd Team All State…1st Team All County…1st Team New Jersey Non-Public…Academic Honors: Maintained second Honors Status throughout high school.

 

 

Brian Strachan

6-1,  207, WR

Wellesley, MA / St. Sebastian's

Athletic Honors:  Team Captain under Coach Bob Souza…Massachusetts All-State & All ISL Selection…National Underclassmen combine MVP…National Underclassmen Fastest Man... Academic Honors:  National Honor Society…Honor Roll.

 

 

Jacob  Supron

6-0,  175,  DB

Mansfield, OH / Mansfield Senior High School

Athletic Honors: Team MVP under Head Coach Chioke Bradley…1st Team All Conference… 1st Team all NW District… Special Mention All-Ohio…Ohio North South Classic All-Star…Scarlet Division Player of the Year…85 tackles, 4 INT's & 2 defensive TD's in 2010…Academic Honors: Academic All-Ohio…National Honor Society Member…Class Salutatorian.

 

 

Alexander Viox

6-5,  225,   TE

Cincinnati, OH / Elder High School

Athletic Honors: Played under Head Coach Doug Ramsey…Had 20 receptions his senior season…Team Captain & 2nd Team GCL Selection in Basketball…Academic Honors: National Honor Society…Computer Science Award.

 
 

Robert Wickers

6-1,  175,  QB

Portola Valley, CA / Menlo School

Athletic Honors: Team Captain and two-year letter winner under Head Coach Mark Newton…1st Team All League…2nd Team All San Mateo County…Menlo's offensive MVP…Rated Top 10 QB in Northern California by Rivals.com…Threw for 2,710 yards & 26 TDs in 2010…Three-year letter winner in Baseball….Academic Honors: National Latin Honor…National Honor Society.

 

 

Conor Wyand

6-3, 235,  TE

Stow, MA / Nashoba Regional High School

Athletic Honors: Two-time Division 1-B All Star under Head Coach Ken Tucker…2010 All-State Super "26" Team…Division 1-B 2010 MVP… 2010 Metrowest Superteam…2010 Telegram Superteam…Had 60 receptions for 986 yards & 10 TD's in 2010…Academic Honors: Honor Roll…AP Scholar Award.