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Yale Announces Football Class of 2012

Yale Announces Football Class of 2012

May 8, 2008

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Jack Siedlecki, the Joel E. Smilow '54 Yale Head Coach of Football, announced his class of 2012 today. The Bulldogs' newest class of 30 includes an even split of offensive and defensive players with many who have played on both sides in high school. The freshmen hail from 13 different states and the District of Columbia. California, Texas and Ohio are sending four each to New Haven while Connecticut and Tennessee have three.


Name, Pos. Ht., Wt., High School/Hometown

Anderson, Michael

DL 6-3, 245

Palo Alto/Palo Alto, CA

Ashcraft, Ben

LB 6-0, 230

Charlotte Latin School/Charlotte, NC

Baldwin, Drew

DB 5-11, 185

Thomas A. Edison/Alexandria, VA

Battaglia, Matt

DE 6-3, 235

Salisbury School/Simsbury, CT

Birks, Alex

TE 6-3, 225

Mt. Lebanon/Pittsburgh, PA

Bollweg, David

OL 6-5, 302

Neuqua Valley/Naperville, IL

Booth, Bedford

DB 6-1, 210

Midland/Midland, TX

Deutsch, Carter

DL 6-4, 245

Second Baptist Upper School/Houston, TX

Dunham, Geoff

DB 6-2, 190

Lake Highlands/Dallas, TX

Ellis, Evan

OL 6-2, 285

Elizabethton/Elizabethton, TN

Farris, Bryan

QB/K 6-3, 215

Phillips Andover (MA)/Derry, NH

Fell, Jeff

OL 6-5, 290

Garden City/Garden City, NY

Foreman, Cliff

LB 6-1, 210

St. Albans School/Washington, DC

Gabriel, Michael

OL 6-2 270

Choate Rosemary Hall (CT)/Powell, OH

Grizzard, Josh

DB 6-3, 196

East Wake/Zebulon, NC

Halliday, Dawson

QB 6-2, 200

Bearden/Knoxville, TN

Haynes, Jordan

LB 6-2, 225

Jesuit/Folsom, CA

Knudsen, Lars

WR 6- 4, 178

Whitefish Bay/ Whitefish Bay, WI

Kozel, Josh

FB 6-1, 235

Staples/Westport, CT

Kruger, Colin

OL 6-3, 300

Riverview/Sarasota, FL

McCrary, Jake

RB 6-0, 185

Briarcrest Christian/Germantown, TN

McInerney, Mike

OL 6-4, 280

William Penn Charter School/Blue Bell, PA

Morris, Chris

WR 6-2, 175

Highland Park/ Dallas, TX

Moyer, Wes

LB 6-0, 205

Alameda/Alameda, CA

Paul, Sudiptho

DB 6-0, 175

Miramonte/Orinda, CA

Schneider, Nick

LB 6-3, 215

St. Xavier/Cincinnati, OH

Smith, McConnell

WR 6-0, 200

University School/Cleveland, OH

Spiller, Reed

DL 6-2, 275

Portsmouth/Portsmouth, NH

Stoller, Jake

DL 6-4, 260

University School/Shaker Heights, OH

Thomas, Alex

RB 5-9, 190

Ansonia/Ansonia, CT