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Football Welcomes Class of 2021

Photo courtesy of Gil Talbot
Photo courtesy of Gil Talbot

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Tim Murphy, The Thomas Stephenson Family Head Coach for Harvard Football, has announced the names of 29 recruited student-athletes who have accepted offers of admission to Harvard University for the 2017-18 academic year.

The Class of 2021 represents a total of 14 states. It is a diverse class with no more than four players hailing from any one state. Florida and Massachusetts lead the way with four student-athletes apiece, followed by California and Georgia with three each.

Other states represented include: Alabama, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania and Texas.

The Crimson's 28 incoming freshmen are listed below, while Harvard's preseason roster for the 2017-18 season is available here.

Name

Pos.

Ht.

Wt.

Hometown/High School

Ben Abercrombie

CB

5-10

175

Hoover, Ala./Hoover

Tyler Adams

WR

6-0

180

Louisville, Ohio/Louisville

Jimmy Batch

WR

6-0

160

Merritt Island, Fla./Merritt Island

Ben Bay

CB

5-11

180

Marietta, Ga./Wheeler

Jason Brown

ATH

6-2

190

Davie, Fla./American Heritage School

Griffin Burke

DT

6-3

250

West Barnstable, Mass./Cheshire Acad.

Nas Darnell

DE

6-3

225

Matawan, N.J./Red Bank Catholic

Devin Darrington

RB

5-8

205

Forest Hill, Md./Bullis School

J.J. Drew

OL

6-6

290

Eden Prairie, Minn./Eden Prairie

Josh Hall

OL

6-4

290

Alpharetta, Ga./Milton

Doug Henze

DT

6-2

270

Hoover, Ala./Spain Park

Owen Holt

QB

6-2

210

Houston, Texas/Lamar

Andrew Irwin

LB

6-1

210

Altoona, Pa./Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic

John Jenkins

LB

6-1

210

Madison, Ala./James Clemens

Max Jones

CB

5-11

180

Delmar, N.Y./Christian Brothers Academy

James Lee

OT

6-6

270

San Diego, Calif./Rancho Bernardo

Jack McGowan

LB

6-1

220

Canton, Mass./Catholic Memorial

Sean McKeogh

P/K

6-2

180

San Rafael, Calif./Marin Catholic

Justin Mitchell

DE

6-2

225

Jacksonville, Fla./The Bolles School

Gavin Olsen

OT

6-7

320

Manhasset, N.Y./Manhasset

Ryan Reagan

H

6-3

225

Duxbury, Mass./Duxbury

Aaron Shampklin

RB

5-10

180

Paramount, Calif./Long Beach Polytechnic

Mike Silva

RB

5-9

180

Kingston, Mass./Milton Academy

Jake Smith

QB

6-0

185

Ithaca, Mich./Phillips Exeter Academy

Hunt Sparks

OL

6-4

270

Norman, Okla./Norman

BJ Watson RB 5-9 185 Baltimore, Md./Calvert Hall College High School 

Adam West

TE

6-7

230

San Angelo, Texas/San Angelo Central

Eric Wilson

OL

6-4

280

Minnetrista, Minn./Benilde-St. Margaret's

Isaiah Wingfield

CB

5-10

180

Burlington, N.J./The Lawrenceville School

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