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2017 Holy Cross Football Team
2017 Holy Cross Football Team
Crusaders Football - 2017 Roster
5'11"  196 lbs
Position: Running Back
Year: So.
Hometown: Overland Park, Kan. (Blue Valley Northwest)
6'1"  206 lbs
Position: Wide Receiver
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Allen, Texas (Allen)
5'11"  197 lbs
Position: Defensive Back
Year: Jr.
Hometown: St. Louis, Mo. (Christian Brothers)
6'0"  192 lbs
Position: Wide Receiver
Year: Jr.
Hometown: San Pedro, Calif. (Servite)
6'1"  165 lbs
Position: Placekicker
Year: So.
Hometown: Yarmouth, Maine (Yarmouth)
6'3"  213 lbs
Position: Wide Receiver
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Aurora, Ill. (Metea Valley)
6'3"  318 lbs
Position: Offensive Lineman
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Coral Springs, Fla. (North Broward Prep)
6'3"  310 lbs
Position: Offensive Lineman
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Aurora, Ill. (Metea Valley)
6'3"  286 lbs
Position: Offensive Lineman
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Raleigh, N.C. (Cardinal Gibbons)
6'1"  223 lbs
Position: Linebacker
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Plymouth Meeting, Pa. (La Salle)
6'3"  282 lbs
Position: Offensive Lineman
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Chicago, Ill. (Loyola Academy)
6'3"  240 lbs
Position: Linebacker
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Glendora, N.J. (Triton Regional)
6'3"  264 lbs
Position: Defensive Lineman
Year: Jr.
Hometown: East Williston, N.Y. (Chaminade)
5'11"  226 lbs
Position: Linebacker
Year: Jr.
Hometown: West Hills, Calif. (Oaks Christian)
6'0"  194 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: So.
Hometown: Glenview, Ill. (Loyola Academy)
6'4"  299 lbs
Position: Offensive Lineman
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Orlando, Fla. (Trinity Prep)
5'9"  175 lbs
Position: Running Back
Year: So.
Hometown: Milford, Mass. (Milton Academy)
6'3"  285 lbs
Position: Offensive Lineman
Year: So.
Hometown: Chesterfield, Mo. (Christian Brothers)
6'6"  200 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Westford, Mass. (Westford Academy)
6'1"  180 lbs
Position: Wide Receiver
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Ocala, Fla. (Trinity Catholic)
6'6"  296 lbs
Position: Offensive Lineman
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Odessa, Fla. (Jesuit)
6'3"  201 lbs
Position: Long Snapper
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Los Angeles, Calif. (Loyola)
6'3"  201 lbs
Position: Wide Receiver
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Wayne, Pa. (Conestoga)
6'3"  252 lbs
Position: Defensive Lineman
Year: So.
Hometown: Washington, D.C. (Landon (Md.))
6'2"  265 lbs
Position: Offensive Lineman
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Raleigh, N.C. (Cardinal Gibbons)
6'6"  241 lbs
Position: Tight End
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Oldsmar, Fla. (East Lake)
6'4"  299 lbs
Position: Offensive Lineman
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Clarendon Hills, Ill. (Hinsdale Central)
5'11"  210 lbs
Position: Running Back
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Overland Park, Kan. (Shawnee Mission South)
6'0"  224 lbs
Position: Linebacker
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Scottsdale, Ariz. (Brophy)
6'6"  249 lbs
Position: Defensive Lineman
Year: So.
Hometown: Scranton, Pa (West Scranton Senior)
5'10"  182 lbs
Position: Wide Receiver
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Alpharetta, Ga. (Alpharetta)
6'0"  190 lbs
Position: Defensive Back
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Mitchellville, Md. (Charles H. Flowers)
5'11"  165 lbs
Position: Defensive Back
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Stone Mountain, Ga. (St. Pius X Catholic)
6'3"  250 lbs
Position: Defensive Lineman
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Oakland, Calif. (Bishop ODowd)
6'0"  196 lbs
Position: Defensive Back
Year: So.
Hometown: Woodbury, Minn. (East Ridge)
5'9"  219 lbs
Position: Linebacker
Year: So.
Hometown: Lexington, Mass. (Boston College)
6'5"  256 lbs
Position: Defensive Lineman
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Savannah, Ga. (Benedictine Military)
6'2"  195 lbs
Position: Linebacker
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Marietta, Ga. (Marietta)
6'4"  280 lbs
Position: Offensive Lineman
Year: So.
Hometown: Mount Airy, Md. (Linganore)
6'1"  203 lbs
Position: Defensive Back
Year: So.
Hometown: Whitefish Bay, Wis. (Whitefish Bay)
6'4"  292 lbs
Position: Defensive Lineman
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Yardville, N.J. (Steinert)
6'4"  307 lbs
Position: Offensive Lineman
Year: So.
Hometown: Glenview, Ill. (Loyola Academy)
6'5"  280 lbs
Position: Defensive Lineman
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Lake Forest, Ill. (Lake Forest)
5'11"  187 lbs
Position: Wide Receiver
Year: Sr.
Hometown: St. Petersburg, Fla. (Northeast)
5'11"  210 lbs
Position: Defensive Back
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Naples, Fla. (Community)
5'11"  197 lbs
Position: Linebacker
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Glenview, Ill. (Glenbrook South)
6'2"  220 lbs
Position: Linebacker
Year: Fr.
Hometown: McDonough, Ga. (Luella)
6'4"  276 lbs
Position: Offensive Lineman
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Naples, Fla. (Gulf Coast)
6'1"  197 lbs
Position: Defensive Back
Year: So.
Hometown: Johns Creek, Ga. (Wesleyan)
6'5"  300 lbs
Position: Offensive Lineman
Year: So.
Hometown: St. Louis, Mo. (St. Louis University)
6'2"  289 lbs
Position: Defensive Lineman
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Cicero, N.Y. (Cicero-North Syracuse)
6'1"  219 lbs
Position: Linebacker
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Miami, Fla. (Christopher Columbus)
6'0"  235 lbs
Position: Linebacker
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Dartmouth, Mass. (Dartmouth)
5'9"  188 lbs
Position: Defensive Back
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Winchester, Mass. (Buckingham Browne & Nichols)
6'5"  221 lbs
Position: Punter
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Ho-Ho-Kus, N.J. (Don Bosco Prep)
6'3"  222 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Buchanan, N.Y. (Fordham Prep)
6'1"  177 lbs
Position: Placekicker
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Acworth, Ga. (Mount Paran Christian)
6'2"  197 lbs
Position: Wide Receiver
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Marblehead, Mass. (Marblehead)
6'1"  192 lbs
Position: Wide Receiver
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Venice, Fla. (Venice)
6'5"  239 lbs
Position: Tight End
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Bryn Mawr, Pa. (Haverford)
5'10"  175 lbs
Position: Defensive Back
Year: Sr.
Hometown: St. Louis, Mo. (Mary Institute & St. Louis Country Day)
6'6"  212 lbs
Position: Tight End
Year: So.
Hometown: Malvern, Pa. (Malvern Prep)
6'5"  304 lbs
Position: Offensive Lineman
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Wilmette, Ill. (Loyola Academy)
6'3"  207 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Tustin, Calif. (Arnold O. Beckman)
6'5"  305 lbs
Position: Offensive Lineman
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Westmont, Ill. (Hinsdale Central)
6'3"  246 lbs
Position: Tight End
Year: So.
Hometown: Upper Arlington, Ohio (Upper Arlington)
6'8"  268 lbs
Position: Tight End
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Clifton Park, N.Y. (Shenendehowa)
6'2"  215 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Glenview, Ill. (Loyola Academy)
6'0"  229 lbs
Position: Long Snapper
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Summit, N.J. (Summit)
6'3"  194 lbs
Position: Defensive Back
Year: So.
Hometown: Naples, Fla. (Naples)
5'8"  175 lbs
Position: Wide Receiver
Year: So.
Hometown: West Chester, Pa. (West Chester East)
5'10"  185 lbs
Position: Defensive Back
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Wellesley, Mass. (Wellesley)
6'4"  260 lbs
Position: Tight End
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Lee's Summit, Mo. (Rockhurst)
6'1"  190 lbs
Position: Wide Receiver
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Destrehan, La. (Destrehan)
6'8"  316 lbs
Position: Offensive Lineman
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Melrose, Mass. (Melrose)
6'3"  205 lbs
Position: Linebacker
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Franklin Lakes, N.J. (Don Bosco Prep)
6'0"  264 lbs
Position: Defensive Lineman
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Potomac, Md. (Georgetown Prep)
5'11"  188 lbs
Position: Defensive Back
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Alpharetta, Ga. (Alpharetta)
6'3"  212 lbs
Position: Wide Receiver
Year: So.
Hometown: Duluth, Ga. (Greater Atlanta Christian)
6'3"  203 lbs
Position: Defensive Back
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Kansas City, Kan. (Rockhurst (Mo.))
5'10"  185 lbs
Position: Running Back
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Westfield, N.J. (Westfield)
5'10"  188 lbs
Position: Running Back
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Fair Haven, N.J. (Rumson-Fair Haven)
6'3"  294 lbs
Position: Defensive Lineman
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Exeter, N.H. (Exeter)
6'2"  209 lbs
Position: Quarterback
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Needham, Mass. (St. Sebastian's)
5'10"  203 lbs
Position: Defensive Back
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Norristown, Pa. (Methacton)
5'10"  192 lbs
Position: Running Back
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Clearwater, Fla. (Clearwater Central Catholic)
6'1"  200 lbs
Position: Placekicker/Punter
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Buena Vista, Ga. (Marion County)
6'3"  226 lbs
Position: Linebacker
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Springfield, Mass. (Minnechaug Regional)
6'2"  210 lbs
Position: Placekicker/Punter
Year: So.
Hometown: Casper, Wyo. (Natrona County)
6'5"  273 lbs
Position: Defensive Lineman
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Alden, N.Y. (Alden)
No. Name Pos. Ht. Wt. Yr. Hometown (Prev School)
9 Alexander Miles Miles Alexander RB 5-11 196 3 So. Overland Park, Kan. (Blue Valley Northwest)
8 Ayeni Tenio Tenio Ayeni WR 6-1 206 1 Fr. Allen, Texas (Allen)
17 Baker Damion Damion Baker DB 5-11 197 5 Jr. St. Louis, Mo. (Christian Brothers)
21 Beachley Tate Tate Beachley WR 6-0 192 5 Jr. San Pedro, Calif. (Servite)
41 Beatty Andrew Andrew Beatty PK 6-1 165 3 So. Yarmouth, Maine (Yarmouth)
5 Bell Blaise Blaise Bell WR 6-3 213 7 Sr. Aurora, Ill. (Metea Valley)
77 Bernard Daniel Daniel Bernard OL 6-3 318 7 Sr. Coral Springs, Fla. (North Broward Prep)
64 Boddy Brett Brett Boddy OL 6-3 310 5 Jr. Aurora, Ill. (Metea Valley)
68 Bowler Jack Jack Bowler OL 6-3 286 1 Fr. Raleigh, N.C. (Cardinal Gibbons)
44 Brady Ryan Ryan Brady LB 6-1 223 5 Jr. Plymouth Meeting, Pa. (La Salle)
75 Brekke John John Brekke OL 6-3 282 1 Fr. Chicago, Ill. (Loyola Academy)
55 Bucceroni Kevin Kevin Bucceroni LB 6-3 240 5 Jr. Glendora, N.J. (Triton Regional)
91 Capsis Teddy Teddy Capsis DL 6-3 264 5 Jr. East Williston, N.Y. (Chaminade)
34 Chevalier Andre Andre Chevalier LB 5-11 226 5 Jr. West Hills, Calif. (Oaks Christian)
13 Clifford Emmett Emmett Clifford QB 6-0 194 3 So. Glenview, Ill. (Loyola Academy)
67 Costello Rory Rory Costello OL 6-4 299 5 Jr. Orlando, Fla. (Trinity Prep)
1 Cozier Domenic Domenic Cozier RB 5-9 175 3 So. Milford, Mass. (Milton Academy)
73 Daurelle Max Max Daurelle OL 6-3 285 3 So. Chesterfield, Mo. (Christian Brothers)
10 Degenhardt Connor Connor Degenhardt QB 6-6 200 1 Fr. Westford, Mass. (Westford Academy)
83 DeNicola Richie Richie DeNicola WR 6-1 180 5 Jr. Ocala, Fla. (Trinity Catholic)
70 Dennis Jackson Jackson Dennis OL 6-6 296 5 Jr. Odessa, Fla. (Jesuit)
95 Dixon Jack Jack Dixon LS 6-3 201 5 Jr. Los Angeles, Calif. (Loyola)
84 Dorsey Martin Martin Dorsey WR 6-3 201 5 Jr. Wayne, Pa. (Conestoga)
99 Ebo Mark Mark Ebo DL 6-3 252 3 So. Washington, D.C. (Landon (Md.))
62 FitzGerald Noah Noah FitzGerald OL 6-2 265 1 Fr. Raleigh, N.C. (Cardinal Gibbons)
86 Fletcher Josh Josh Fletcher TE 6-6 241 1 Fr. Oldsmar, Fla. (East Lake)
63 Foley Brian Brian Foley OL 6-4 299 1 Fr. Clarendon Hills, Ill. (Hinsdale Central)
31 Guild Gabe Gabe Guild RB 5-11 210 7 Sr. Overland Park, Kan. (Shawnee Mission South)
29 Haddon Jack Jack Haddon LB 6-0 224 5 Jr. Scottsdale, Ariz. (Brophy)
92 Hart Dillon Dillon Hart DL 6-6 249 3 So. Scranton, Pa (West Scranton Senior)
14 Harton Andre Andre Harton WR 5-10 182 7 Sr. Alpharetta, Ga. (Alpharetta)
11 Hicks Josh Josh Hicks DB 6-0 190 1 Fr. Mitchellville, Md. (Charles H. Flowers)
2 Holloman Grant Grant Holloman DB 5-11 165 1 Fr. Stone Mountain, Ga. (St. Pius X Catholic)
96 Jackson Jordan Jordan Jackson DL 6-3 250 1 Fr. Oakland, Calif. (Bishop ODowd)
22 Johnson Alex Alex Johnson DB 6-0 196 3 So. Woodbury, Minn. (East Ridge)
48 Johnson Matt Matt Johnson LB 5-9 219 3 So. Lexington, Mass. (Boston College)
94 Johnson Noah Noah Johnson DL 6-5 256 1 Fr. Savannah, Ga. (Benedictine Military)
30 Knight Kendrick Kendrick Knight LB 6-2 195 1 Fr. Marietta, Ga. (Marietta)
71 Knotts Justin Justin Knotts OL 6-4 280 3 So. Mount Airy, Md. (Linganore)
32 Kortebein Macklin Macklin Kortebein DB 6-1 203 3 So. Whitefish Bay, Wis. (Whitefish Bay)
58 Kupec Jordan Jordan Kupec DL 6-4 292 7 Sr. Yardville, N.J. (Steinert)
74 Kurkowski Daniel Daniel Kurkowski OL 6-4 307 3 So. Glenview, Ill. (Loyola Academy)
90 Kutschke Jack Jack Kutschke DL 6-5 280 7 Sr. Lake Forest, Ill. (Lake Forest)
4 Lacy Darrius Darrius Lacy WR 5-11 187 7 Sr. St. Petersburg, Fla. (Northeast)
42 Lang Joe Joe Lang DB 5-11 210 1 Fr. Naples, Fla. (Community)
24 Laurie Brett Brett Laurie LB 5-11 197 7 Sr. Glenview, Ill. (Glenbrook South)
37 Lowery Keiston Keiston Lowery LB 6-2 220 1 Fr. McDonough, Ga. (Luella)
78 Mambuca Michael Michael Mambuca OL 6-4 276 1 Fr. Naples, Fla. (Gulf Coast)
28 Mannion Cole Cole Mannion DB 6-1 197 3 So. Johns Creek, Ga. (Wesleyan)
72 Mattingly Joe Joe Mattingly OL 6-5 300 3 So. St. Louis, Mo. (St. Louis University)
93 McArdell Jake Jake McArdell DL 6-2 289 5 Jr. Cicero, N.Y. (Cicero-North Syracuse)
43 McBeath Nick Nick McBeath LB 6-1 219 7 Sr. Miami, Fla. (Christopher Columbus)
53 McCabe Jack Jack McCabe LB 6-0 235 5 Jr. Dartmouth, Mass. (Dartmouth)
23 McCaffrey Mike Mike McCaffrey DB 5-9 188 7 Sr. Winchester, Mass. (Buckingham Browne & Nichols)
98 McGrail Will Will McGrail P 6-5 221 7 Sr. Ho-Ho-Kus, N.J. (Don Bosco Prep)
18 McHale James James McHale QB 6-3 222 7 Sr. Buchanan, N.Y. (Fordham Prep)
97 McLarty Jackson Jackson McLarty PK 6-1 177 1 Fr. Acworth, Ga. (Mount Paran Christian)
89 Millett Matt Matt Millett WR 6-2 197 7 Sr. Marblehead, Mass. (Marblehead)
16 Montgomery Jordan Jordan Montgomery WR 6-1 192 5 Jr. Venice, Fla. (Venice)
82 Mountain Derek Derek Mountain TE 6-5 239 5 Jr. Bryn Mawr, Pa. (Haverford)
20 Muhammad Alim Alim Muhammad DB 5-10 175 7 Sr. St. Louis, Mo. (Mary Institute & St. Louis Country Day)
85 Murray Ian Ian Murray TE 6-6 212 3 So. Malvern, Pa. (Malvern Prep)
65 Murray James James Murray OL 6-5 304 7 Sr. Wilmette, Ill. (Loyola Academy)
19 Nagle Dean Dean Nagle QB 6-3 207 1 Fr. Tustin, Calif. (Arnold O. Beckman)
66 Piker Nick Nick Piker OL 6-5 305 7 Sr. Westmont, Ill. (Hinsdale Central)
46 Pirwitz Cole Cole Pirwitz TE 6-3 246 3 So. Upper Arlington, Ohio (Upper Arlington)
87 Pizziketti Mike Mike Pizziketti TE 6-8 268 1 Fr. Clifton Park, N.Y. (Shenendehowa)
6 Pujals Peter Peter Pujals QB 6-2 215 7 Sr. Glenview, Ill. (Loyola Academy)
60 Rainero Stevie Stevie Rainero LS 6-0 229 5 Jr. Summit, N.J. (Summit)
7 Riley Chris Chris Riley DB 6-3 194 3 So. Naples, Fla. (Naples)
38 Roberts Jon Jon Jon Jon Roberts WR 5-8 175 3 So. West Chester, Pa. (West Chester East)
45 Sarni Chris Chris Sarni DB 5-10 185 7 Sr. Wellesley, Mass. (Wellesley)
88 Simsheuser Jayke Jayke Simsheuser TE 6-4 260 7 Sr. Lee's Summit, Mo. (Rockhurst)
81 Sirmon Will Will Sirmon WR 6-1 190 1 Fr. Destrehan, La. (Destrehan)
79 Steele Charles Charles Steele OL 6-8 316 7 Sr. Melrose, Mass. (Melrose)
35 Stefanik Corey Corey Stefanik LB 6-3 205 5 Jr. Franklin Lakes, N.J. (Don Bosco Prep)
52 Stewart Patrick Patrick Stewart DL 6-0 264 7 Sr. Potomac, Md. (Georgetown Prep)
27 Stratton Chase Chase Stratton DB 5-11 188 7 Sr. Alpharetta, Ga. (Alpharetta)
80 Sullivan Liam Liam Sullivan WR 6-3 212 3 So. Duluth, Ga. (Greater Atlanta Christian)
12 Tyler Ahmad Ahmad Tyler DB 6-3 203 7 Sr. Kansas City, Kan. (Rockhurst (Mo.))
40 Varano Matt Matt Varano RB 5-10 185 1 Fr. Westfield, N.J. (Westfield)
33 Vecchiarelli Matt Matt Vecchiarelli RB 5-10 188 1 Fr. Fair Haven, N.J. (Rumson-Fair Haven)
76 Vorster Neil Neil Vorster DL 6-3 294 5 Jr. Exeter, N.H. (Exeter)
15 Wade Geoff Geoff Wade QB 6-2 209 5 Jr. Needham, Mass. (St. Sebastian's)
26 Walcott Akeem Akeem Walcott DB 5-10 203 5 Jr. Norristown, Pa. (Methacton)
3 Walker Diquan Diquan Walker RB 5-10 192 7 Sr. Clearwater, Fla. (Clearwater Central Catholic)
36 Wells A.J. A.J. Wells PK/P 6-1 200 7 Sr. Buena Vista, Ga. (Marion County)
39 Whitley Benton Benton Whitley LB 6-3 226 1 Fr. Springfield, Mass. (Minnechaug Regional)
47 Wilkinson Cody Cody Wilkinson PK/P 6-2 210 3 So. Casper, Wyo. (Natrona County)
56 Zobrest Phil Phil Zobrest DL 6-5 273 7 Sr. Alden, N.Y. (Alden)
Crusaders Football - 2017 Coaches
 - Interim Head Coach 3 years
 - Defensive Coordinator 4 years
 - Running Backs Coach 1 year
 - Tight Ends Coach 1 year
 - Defensive Line Coach 3 years
 - Wide Receivers Coach 1 year
 - Offensive Line Coach 1 year
 - Linebackers Coach 1 year
 - Assistant Secondary Coach 1 year
 - Outside Linebackers Coach 1 year