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  1. Recruiting notes: Baker gets first B1G offer

    Roger Brown

    Shortly after the 2013 recruiting class was signed, the Rutgers coaching staff met to discuss their needs for 2014. They determined that one of those needs was Jon Baker, a 6-foot-3, 300-pound offensive lineman from Millis High School. Rutgers off...

    Blog | February 21, 2013
  2. Recruiting Notes: Frenzy leading to Signing Day

    Roger Brown

    The second half of January featured a flurry of activity with regard to New England players committing to colleges. Some of the notable commitments: "Everett High School wide receiver/defensive back Jakarrie Washington to Wisconsin: Recruiting wri...

    Blog | February 01, 2013
  3. Recruiting: Prep's Thomas running patiently

    Roger Brown

    St John's Prep running back Jonathan Thomas may be known for his above-average speed, but he appears to be in no hurry to select the school where he'll play college football. Thomas, who will be among the top recruits from New England in the Class...

    Blog | January 18, 2013
  4. Recruiting Notes: Exeter's Laurent commits to UMass

    Roger Brown

    Know this about Exeter (N.H.) High School kicker Logan Laurent: He's dedicated to his craft. Even when he was talking to a reporter on the phone Wednesday night, Laurent had a football in the other hand practicing the correct way to drop the ball ...

    Blog | January 10, 2013
  5. New England Roundup: Vermont

    Roger Brown

    When Jason Thomas became Burr and Burton Academy's head football coach in 2008, the Bulldogs had suffered through nine consecutive losing seasons. Four years later he guided Burr and Burton to the Division II championship game. Thomas will face a ...

    Blog | January 09, 2013
  6. Recruiting Notes: Fitzgerald set for UMass

    Roger Brown

    It looks like former Catholic Memorial offensive lineman Garrett Fitzgerald will be playing football for the University of Massachusetts next season, but he sure took a roundabout path to get there. UMass offered Fitzgerald a walk-on spot last wee...

    Blog | December 18, 2012
  7. Recruiting Notes: Prep's Bavaro set for Dartmouth

    Roger Brown

    Lucas Bavaro called it the toughest decision he's ever made, but in the days leading up to the deadline the choice became clear: He was going to play college football at Dartmouth. Bavaro, a senior at St. John's Prep, received an offer from Dartmo...

    Blog | November 23, 2012
  8. Recruiting Notes: La Salle's Morris Yale-bound?

    Roger Brown

    La Salle Academy (R.I.) running back Josh Morris has been nursing a sprained ankle for much of the season, but it hasn't hampered his recruiting situation. Yale head coach Tony Reno recently told Morris he'd like him to join the Yale program next ...

    Blog | October 23, 2012
  9. Recruiting Notes: All eyes on Millis' Baker

    Roger Brown

    U.S. Senator John Kerry used to live in Millis, which is also known for the Millis Lights and a ginger ale company now known as Canada Dry. The next big thing from Millis? It will likely be Jon Baker, a 6-foot-3, 300-pound two-way lineman who play...

    Blog | October 16, 2012
  10. Stafford: UMass 'a perfect fit for me'

    Roger Brown

    The University of Massachusetts football program has never landed a recruit like quarterback Todd Stafford before. When Stafford told UMass coach Charley Molnar that he wanted to be a Minuteman last Thursday he became the first player to commit to...

    Blog | March 19, 2012
  11. New England Roundup: Vermont

    Roger Brown

    Defense carried the BFA-St. Albans boys hockey team to this year's Division I championship game, and it was defense, more than anything else, that allowed the Bobwhites to claim the program's 16th state title. Junior goaltender Andre Morin made 20...

    Blog | March 16, 2012
  12. UMass making splash in NE recruiting

    Roger Brown

    Shortly after University of Massachusetts football coach Charley Molnar secured his first recruiting class in February, he talked about how he wanted New England players to form the foundation of his program. Apparently that was more than just talk. ...

    Blog | March 16, 2012
  13. Worcester Acad.'s Robinson commits to UMass

    Roger Brown

    John Robinson (Springfield, Mass./Worcester Academy) became the fifth Worcester Academy player from the Class of 2012 to commit to a Division I school Tuesday when he announced that he has accepted a scholarship to play for the University of Massachu...

    Blog | January 24, 2012
  14. Doyle: 'I feel I can be a Division 1 quarterback'

    Roger Brown

    Although he insists he was impressed with what North Carolina State had to offer both athletically and academically, Catholic Memorial quarterback A.J. Doyle recently decided he wants to play QB in college too. N.C. State recruited Doyle to play l...

    Blog | October 12, 2011