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Football Announces Class of 2016

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Tim Murphy, the Thomas Stephenson Family Head Coach for Harvard Football, has announced the names of 28 recruited student-athletes who have accepted offers of admission to Harvard University for the 2012-13 academic year.

A total of 14 states were represented in this year's class after Harvard saw 16 state represented last year, 15 states the year before that and 14 states the year before that. It is a diverse class with no more than five players represented from any one state. California led the way with five players while Ohio had four and Georgia had three.

Indiana, Texas, Pennsylvania, Minnesota and Florida had two selections. The remaining players are from Arizona, New York, New Jersey, Illinois, Massachusetts and Louisiana.

The Crimson's preseason roster for 2012-13 is available by following the "Roster" link at the top of the page. Below are the names of the 28 recruited student-athletes.

Name

Yr.

Position

Ht.

Wt.

Hometown

High School

Sean Ahern

Fr.

CB

6-1

175

Cincinnati, Ohio

Xavier

Sam Batiste

Fr.

DT

6-3

235

Suwanee, Ga.

Collins Hill

Jordan Becerra

Fr.

WR

5-11

160

Mesa, Ariz.

Desert Ridge

Ben Braunecker

Fr.

TE

6-4

215

Ferdinand, Ind.

Forest Park

Dayne Davis

Fr.

LB

6-2

205

Cresson, Texas

Aledo

Dominick DeLucia

Fr.

RB

5-9

195

Pittsford, N.Y.

Pittsford-Mendon

James Duberg

Fr.

DE

6-3

250

Chula Vista, Calif.

Bonita Vista

Chris Evans

Fr.

DB

5-9

170

Princeton Jct., N.J.

West Windsor-Plainsboro South

Andrew Fischer

Fr.

WR

5-9

175

Diamond Bar, Calif.

Diamond Ranch

David Gawlas

Fr.

WR

6-0

190

Wilkes-Barre, Pa.

Holy Redeemer

Asante Gibson

Fr.

DB

5-10

185

Chula Vista, Calif.

Olympian

Scott Hosch

Fr.

QB

6-3

200

Sugar Hill, Ga.

North Gwinnett

Paul Kaczor

Fr.

OL

6-4

255

St. Cloud, Minn.

St. Cloud Tech

Matt Koran

Fr.

LB

5-11

210

Joliet, Ill.

Joliet West

Andrew Larson

Fr.

RB

5-11

200

Eden Prairie, Minn.

Eden Prairie

Jameson McShea

Fr.

TE

6-4

240

Cotuit, Mass.

Boston College HS

Eric Medes

Fr.

LB

6-2

220

Philadelphia, Pa.

St. Joe's Prep.

Jimmy Meyer

Fr.

QB

6-5

205

Roswell, Ga.

Centennial

Dan Moody

Fr.

DL

6-3

240

Warren, Ohio

Howland

Denzel Paige

Fr.

DE

6-2

230

Coral Springs, Fla.

North Broward Prep.

Matt Perry

Fr.

OL

6-3

260

Doylestown, Ohio

St. Vincent-St. Mary

Paul Stanton, Jr.

Fr.

RB

5-9

185

Kenner, La.

Jesuit

Cole Toner

Fr.

OL

6-7

255

Greenwood, Ind.

Roncalli

Keenan Venuti

Fr.

OT

6-5

265

Los Altos, Calif.

Gunn

Bryce Walker

Fr.

WR

5-9

180

Tampa, Fla.

Jesuit

Jordan Weatherby

Fr.

OL

6-4

260

Hilliard, Ohio

Hilliard Davidson

Doug Webb

Fr.

DT

6-3

270

Richmond, Texas

Foster

Tanner Wrisley

Fr.

QB

6-4

200

Carlsbad, Calif.

Carlsbad