PSFCA Announces Hot 100 Class of 2017

April 16, 2016 — The Pennsylvania Scholastic Football Coaches Association (PSFCA) in conjunction with the Big 33 Classic, has released its annual listing of top high school football prospects for the class of 2017. This list of 105 student athletes who are rising seniors from across the state, compiled for the sixth straight year, represents a cooperative effort on the part of representatives from PSFCA — district directors, coaches and other functions of the association. It is the only list of its kind to be compiled exclusively by high school coaches.

“This year’s list reflects balance in every position, reinforcing that Pennsylvania consistently turns out quality student athletes who are solid college prospects,” said PSFCA member and Philadelphia area coach Mark Schmidt. “We look forward to seeing them excel both on and off the field in the coming year.”

First Name Last Name School Position Height Weight
QB/Athlete          
Levi Becker Erie McDowell High School QB 6’3″ 200
Lance Blass Crestwood High School QB/Athlete 6’1″ 205
Nasir Boykin Imhotep Institute Charter High School QB 6’1″ 192
Grant Brenaman Cedar Cliff High School QB 6’1″ 195
Bryan Downey Lancaster Catholic High School Athlete 5’11” 180
Kevin Doyle Malvern Prep QB 6’3″ 210
Luke Emgee Fleetwood High School QB/DB 6’1″ 188
Rob King Father Judge High School QB/Athlete 6’1″ 180
Kyle McCloskey Germantown Academy QB 6’4″ 210
Brycen Mussina Montoursville High School QB 6’3″ 190
Grayson Sallade Manheim Township High School QB/DB 5’10” 175
Collin Smith Ligonier Valley High School QB 6’1″ 196
Reece Udinsky North Penn High School QB 6’4″ 180
Jacob Watts Scranton High School QB/Athlete 6’2″ 235
Darius Wise Beaver Area High School Athlete 5’10” 175
Joe Young Bethlehem Freedom High School QB/DB 6’3″ 200
           
RB          
Journey Brown Meadville High School RB/DB 5’11” 185
Charles Carr Hickory High School RB 5’9″ 195
Evan Chadbourn Bishop Guilfoyle High School RB/DB 5’11” 180
Solomon Gross Warren Area High School RB/LB 6’2″ 235
Sean Judge Wyoming Valley West High School RB/DB 5’8″ 165
Amir Lewis Imhotep Institute Charter High School RB 5’9″ 180
Syaire Madden LaSalle College High School RB 5’10” 205
Dwayne Murray Steel Valley High School RB 5’10” 185
Trael Seegares Susquehanna Township High School RB/LB 5’11’ 198
D’Andre Swift St. Joseph Prep RB 5’10” 205
Devon Allen Szymczak Erie McDowell High School RB/DB 6’0″ 189
Ross Stebbins Williamsport Area High School RB/LB 5’10” 225
Bill Williams Camp Hill High School RB/DB 5’6″ 175
           
WR/DB          
Dajone Averett West Catholic Prep High School DB 6’3″ 200
Amadou Barry West Catholic Prep High School WR/DB 5’10” 170
Aamir Brown Imhotep Institute Charter High School WR 5’9″ 179
Kevin Brown Plum High School DB 5’11” 180
Mike Crawford Imhotep Institute Charter High School DB 6’0″ 188
Devin Evans Susquehanna Township High School DB 5’10” 195
Paris Ford Steel Valley High School WR 6’2″ 185
Noah Hamlin Clairton High School WR 6’0″ 170
Foday Jalloh Wilson Westlawn High School WR/LB 6’2″ 200
Jeremy Jennings Downingtown East High School DB 5’11” 170
Ricky Johns North Penn High School WR/DB 6’3″ 180
Kalen Keathley Athens High School WR/DB 6’0″ 185
Kade Kubicki Manheim Township High School WR 6’2″ 185
Ryan Lezzer Clearfield High School WR/DB 6’1″ 180
Trysten McDonald Cedar Cliff High School WR/DB 6’2″ 202
Bryan Neal Susquehanna Township High School WR/DB 5’10” 188
Kenny Robinson University Prep High School DB 6’2″ 205
Darian Street Bethlehem Liberty High School WR/DB 6’3″ 180
Jalen Szymczak Erie McDowell High School WR/DB 6’2″ 177
Dan Trimbur South Fayette High School WR 6’3″ 195
Alex Wade Manheim Township High School WR/DB 5’11” 185
Lamont Wade Clairton High School DB 5’10” 185
Mark Webb Archbishop Wood High School WR 6’3″ 200
Joel Whitteker North Penn/Mansfield High School WR/DB 6’0″ 175
Noah Woods State College High School WR 6’0″ 165
Bryon Williams Erie Strong Vincent High School WR/DB 6’2″ 190
Jack Young Mt. Lebanon High School WR 6’2″ 185
Zane Zandier Thomas Jefferson High School DB 6’3″ 203
           
TE/DE          
Luke Frederick Bishop Guilfoyle High School TE/DE 6’3″ 215
Donovan Jeeter Beaver Falls High School DE 6’5″ 270
Parker Jones Wellsboro Area High School TE/DE 6’5″ 225
Connor Kerstetter Blue Mountain High School TE/LB 6’3″ 215
Will Kiely Downingtown East High School TE/DE 6’3″ 250
Micah Parsons Central Dauphin High School DE/WR 6’3″ 240
Ricky Poillon Lancaster Catholic High School TE/DE 6’5″ 235
Tyler Sears Neshannock High School TE 6’5″ 245
Griffin Sestili North Allegheny High School TE 6’3″ 245
Alex Twiford Wilson Westlawn High School TE 6’3″ 230
           
OLine/DLine          
Nick Argento Red Lion Area High School OL/DL 6’3″ 305
Gavin Barclay York Suburban High School OL/DL 6’6″ 282
Mason Cholewa Montour High School DL 6’6″ 260
Rayquan Crowder Beaver Falls High School DL 6’3″ 280
Jaohne Duggan Bethlehem Liberty High School DL/TE 6’3″ 260
Michael Farrell Dallas High School OL/DL 6’2″ 280
Kieran Firment West Allegheny High School OL 6’4″ 280
James Gmiter Bethel Park High School OL/DL 6’4″ 290
Curtis Harper McKeesport High School DL 6’2″ 290
Shaun Hastings Cedar Cliff High School OL/DE 6’3″ 265
Kurt Hinish Pittsburgh Central Catholic High School DL 6’3″ 270
Logan Hivner Abington Heights High School DL 6’0″ 235
Gabe Houy Upper St. Clair High School OL 6’6″ 280
Josh Lugg North Allegheny High School OL 6’6″ 290
Brady Maxwell Cocalico High School OL/DL 5’11” 250
Alex Minford South Fayette High School OL 6’2″ 280
Raunya Mitchell Susquehanna Township High School OL/DL 6’4″ 280
Carson Picheco Erie McDowell High School OL/DL 6’3″ 268
Kyle Pierce Berwick High School OL/DL 6’0″ 270
Zachary Rode Wallenpaupack High School OL/DL 6’3″ 300
Conner Rutan South Williamsport High School OL/DL 6’1″ 298
Ryan Solt James M. Coughlin High School OL/DL 6’3″ 290
Will Swope State College High School OL 6’6″ 270
CJ Thorpe Pittsburgh Central Catholic High School DL 6’4″ 300
Khalique Washington Lebanon High School OL/DL 6’5″ 285
           
LBs          
David Adams Pittsburgh Central Catholic High School LB 6’2″ 230
Amin Black Imhotep Institute Charter High School LB 5’11” 224
Max Chizmar Mars High School LB 6’2″ 225
Antoine Cook McKeesport High School OLB 6’3″ 215
Pete Haffner State College High School LB/RB 6’0″ 215
Brady Hornbaker Bethlehem Freedom High School LB/TE 6’0″ 225
Andrew Irwin Bishop Guilfoyle High School LB/RB 6’2″ 215
Major Jordon North Schuykill High School LB/RB 6’1″ 210
Mike Kalyan Schuykill Haven High School LB/RB 5’10” 210
Matt Kalyan Schuykill Haven High School LB/RB 5’10” 215
Josiah Quigley Cumberland Valley High School LB/RB 6’2″ 205
Rick Squires Penn Hills High School OLB 6’1″ 200
Marcus Wilson Berks Catholic High School LB/RB 5’11” 220
           
Kickers          
Colin McCreary Abington Heights High School K/P 6’1″ 185

 

PIAA Goes Back to Wilson GST For Playoffs

Save Up to 55% on Hotels with HotelStorm

  • Save up to 55% on hotels, just for PSFCA members! We’ve partnered with HotelStorm to offer our members an exclusive hotel website. Book using our travel center and instantly save 10-55% on hotels worldwide. HotelStorm is a great option for both football and personal travel. Just go to our booking center and use the PSFCA  password for access.

 

PSFCA Enters 5 Coaches Into the Hall of Fame

Five coaches were named into the 2016 induction class of the PSFCA Hall of Fame.

Scott Heinauer - Mars High School

Nick Donato - North Pocono & Scranton Prep High Schools

Phil Kauffman - Cocalico High School

Greg Botta - Franklin Regional High School

Mike Zmijanac - Aliquippa High School

PSU Chalk Talk Clinic

Temple University's Spring Coaches Clinic

PSFCA East / West Game Press Release

The Pennsylvania Scholastic Football Coaches Association is proud to announce the initial team roster including coaching staffs for the 15th Annual PSFCA East/West All Star game. The game will be played Sunday, May 1, 2016 at 2:00PM at Cupples Stadium on the South side of Pittsburgh.

The head coach of the West will be Rick Murphy from Brashear High School and the East head coach will be Rick Pennypacker from Pottsgrove High School.

            Both teams practice on April 17th and April 24th. The East team will practice at Dowingtown High School and the West team will practice at Cupples Stadium. The final practice for both teams will be April 30th at the game site. Tickets for the game are $8.00 and will only be on sale on game day starting at 12:30pm.  

See preliminary rosters attached. A final roster release will be sent the week of April 20, 2016.

 

Thank you,

Homer DeLattre

PSFCA East / West Game Director

Homer_Delattre@tigerwires.com

PSU HFC, James Franklin's Slideshow from 2016 PSFCA Clinic

PSFCA has partnered with The Recruiting Education Foundation to access free recruiting information webinars

(Myerstown, PA) – The Pennsylvania Scholastic Football Coaches Association (PSFCA) is proud to provide a new nonprofit service designed to assist families in being properly educated about the athletic collegiate recruiting process http://www.psfca.mobi/links.

The Recruiting Education Foundation Inc., a 501(c)3 nonprofit venture, is now providing the PSFCA with recruiting webinars for high school student-athletes and their families in the state of Pennsylvania. The webinar is available at no cost, and can be accessed on the links page of the  PSFCA  at http://www.psfca.mobi/links.

PSFCA is happy to provide this informational program to our student-athletes and their families at no cost. We highly encourage anyone who has aspirations of playing sports in college to watch this webinar.  It is an outstanding first step in properly educating parents and students about the recruiting process.

The PSFCA recruiting webinar addresses these and other recruiting topics:

§ Three rules of being a parent

§ Scholarship myths and facts

§ NAIA and JUCO education

§ Scholarships, do they differ?

§ The Name Game

§ Negotiate/Cooperative Education

§ Dangers of social networking/cell phones/Saving for College

§ National Letter of Intent

§ NCAA/NAIA Eligibility Centers

§ Recruiting Services   

§ NCAA core course requirements

In addition, an in-service “HS Staff” webinar for counselors and coaches is being made available for viewing also at no cost.  Access to the in-service webinar can also be found at the bottom of the PSFCA home page at http://www.psfca.mobi/links  This 50 minute service will greatly assist counselors and coaches with their continuing education on NCAA/NAIA/JUCO eligibility and recruiting matters.

 

Contact: Mark Evans 717-866-7447

Recruiting Education Foundation 813-398-1060

Dave Wannstedt Announced as Keynote Speaker for 2016 PSFCA Clinic!

Speaker Schedule

Registration Information


Baldwin HS and University of Pittsburgh graduate, Dave Wannstedt will be the keynote speaker at the 2016 PSFCA Clinic held in State College 2/11-13/2016. coach Wannstedt's resume includes heac coaching stints at his alma mater, Pitt, as well as the Chicago Bears and Miami Dolphins. 

Matt Rhule, Pat Narduzzi, and James Franklin to again headline 2016 PSFCA Clinic

Become a Vendor at the 2016 PSFCA Clinic!

Get your products in front of over 500 high school and college coaches!

2016 PSFCA Clinic Vendor Form

 

Upcoming PSFCA Meetings for District Directors

*Executive Board Meeting -  7 PM, December 17 at the Red Lion Inn Harrisburg.

*Big 33 and East/West Selection meeting - Wednesday, February 10th at Penn State Lasch Building @ 7p.

*PSFCA Clinic-  February 11-13, 2016
 

PSFCA Has a New Address and Fax #

PSFCA
409 Ekin St.
Elizabeth, PA 15037

Fax: 412-405-9499

NFHS 2015 Rules Changes and Points of Emphasis

West Beats East 21 - 19

Congratulations to the West team's MVP, Danzel McKinley-Lewis, and the East Team's MVP, Nick Marsilio.

 

Allentown Morning Call
Three local kids enjoy the experience, even though West beats East 21-19 in PSFCA all-star game

Harrisburg Patriot

Quarterback Nick Marsilio-led rally falls short at PSFCA East-West All-Star football game

 

PSFCA Releases Hot 100 List - Class of 2016

Big 33 and PSFCA Announce Big 33 Prospect Camps



5/16 in Scranton, PA
5/31 in Canonsburg, PA

Register at www.big33.org or click on the flyer link below.

Big 33 / PSFCA Combine Information

PSFCA Slideshow

PSFCA Announces East / West Roster

Cleveland Browns HFC, Mike Pettine Jr. At 2015 PSFCA Clinic

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