Football Announces Class of 2014

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Tim Murphy, the Thomas Stephenson Family Head Coach for Harvard Football, has announced the names of 31 recruited student-athletes who have accepted offers of admission to Harvard University for the 2010-11 academic year.

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California and Texas led the way in recruited players with California totaling six and Texas bringing in four, respectively. A total of 15 states were represented in this year's class after Harvard saw 14 states represented a year ago.

Illinois had four student-athletes represented while Florida followed with three. Massachusetts, Pennsylvania and Georgia each had two. The remaining seven players are from Oregon, New Jersey, Virginia, North Carolina, Maryland, Ohio, Oklahoma and Colorado.

The Crimson’s preseason roster for 2010-11 is available by following the "Roster" link at the top of the page. Below are the names of the 32 recruited student-athletes.

Zak Aossey, Linebacker, 6-1/220, Austin, Texas/JB Connally
Blake Barker, Tight End, 6-5/230, Wellesley, Mass./Buckingham Browne & Nichols
Andrew Berg, Wide Receiver, 5-11/190, Los Gatos, Calif./Los Gatos
Jake Boy, Defensive End, 6-3/218, Royers, Pa./Moniteau
Cameron Brate, Defensive End, 6-6/230, Naperville, Ill./Naperville Central
Cory Briggs, Quarterback, 6-3/205, Selinsgrove, Pa./Selinsgrove Area
John Campbell, Wide Receiver, 6-1/170, Eugene, Ore./Sheldon
Tyler Caveness, Running Back/ Defensive Back, 5-9/185, Roanoke, Va./North Cross
Jack Dittmer, Defensive End, 6-3/245, Oak Park, Ill./Fenwick
Nick Easton, Offensive Line, 6-3/280, Lenoir, N.C./Hibriten
Bisi Ezekoye, Running Back, 6-0/185, Silver Spring, Md./John F. Kennedy
Danny Frate, Linebacker, 6-2/220, Bentleyville, Ohio/University
Michael Hirsch, Fullback, 6-1/230, Glenview, Ill./Glenbrook South
Rey Kirton, Defensive Back, 6-2/200, Weston, Fla./St. Thomas Aquinas
Connor Loftus, Linebacker, 6-2/220, Glen Ellyn, Ill./Glenbard West
Colton Lynch, Defensive Back, 5-10/170, Cape Coral, Fla./Evangelical Christian School
David Leopard, Offensive Line, 6-2/250, Anthony, Fla./Trinity Catholic
Matt Martindale, Linebacker, 5-10/200, Laguna Hills, Calif./Laguna Hills
David Mathander, Kicker, 6-3/195, San Juan Capistrano, Calif./Phillips Exeter Acad. (N.H.)
Scott Miller, Wide Receiver, 6-1/175, Egg Harbor Township, N.J./Sierra Vista
Tyler Ott, Tight End, 6-3/245, Tulsa, Okla./Jenks
Michael Pruneau, Quarterback, 6-4/190, Plano, Texas/Plano West
Parker Sebastian, Offensive Line, 6-5/250, Atlanta, Ga./The Lovette School
Austin Scheufele, Offensive Line, 6-4/285, Lafayette, Colo./Centaurus
Chris Splinter, Wide Receiver/ Defensive Back, 5-11/175, Middleton, Mass./Masconomet
Austin Taylor, Defensive End, 6-1/220, Sugar Land, Texas/Clements
Khani Tshishiku, Defensive Back, 5-10/190, Martinez, Ga./Lakeside
Damani Wilson, Running Back, 5-9/175, Carson, Calif./Lutheran
Jaron Wilson, Defensive Back, 5-9/180, Carmichael, Calif./Del Campo
Luke Zelon, Linebacker, 6-3/225, Santa Monica, Calif./Santa Monica
Ricky Zorn, Quarterback/ Defensive Back, 6-0/180, Dallas, Texas/Lake Highlands