Football Announces Class of 2010

PHILADELPHIA – The George A. Munger Head Coach of Football Al Bagnoli has announced the commitment of 26 student-athletes to the University of Pennsylvania football program.

The Class of 2010 hails from 14 different states and includes a number of all-state selections and several players from teams that captured state championships last season.

“We feel especially good about the skill players in this class,” said Bagnoli. “Our incoming group of wide receivers, defensive backs and quarterback were rated very highly and will be given an opportunity to compete for playing time as freshmen. We are hoping that some of them will step up and contribute immediately.”

There are a total of ten offensive players, 14 defensive players, one combo player and one kicker in the class.

Breakdown by state: Florida (4), California (4), Pennsylvania (3), New Jersey (3), Maryland (2), Texas (2), Tennessee (1), Rhode Island (1), Arizona (1), Alabama (1), Illinois (1), North Carolina (1), Kentucky (1), Missouri (1).

Breakdown by position: Offense - QB (1), WR (3), OL (5), RB/WR (1); Defense – DL (4), LB (5), DB (5); Combo (1); Special Teams (1).

Name Pos. Ht. Wt. High School/Hometown
Keith Bailey WR 5-9 175 Dunbar/Lexington, Ky.
Tim Barnes LB 6-1 230 Deerfield/San Diego, Calif.
Matt Belasco RB/WR 5-9 170 Torrey Pines/Del Mar, Calif.
Tom Castner DL 6-3 265 Jenkintown/Jenkintown, Pa.
Jesse Derham WR 6-1 185 Charlotte Latin/Charlotte, N.C.
Tyler Fisher DB 5-10 175 Gonzaga College Prep/Mitchellville, Md.
Andrew Goldsmith LB/DE 6-3 230 Benjamin School/Jupiter, Fla.
Joseph Goniprow DL 6-1 270 Barrington/Barrington, R.I.
Kevin Gray DB 6-1 205 Pascack Valley/Hillsdale, N.J.
Eric Jett OL 6-3 280 Mesquite/Chandler, Ariz.
Christian Johnson DB 5-9 175 Madison Academy/Madison, Ala.
Joseph Krissel OL 6-3 275 Western/Davie, Fla.
Marcus Lawrence WR 5-11 175 Loyola/Altadena, Calif.
Jake Lewko LB 6-1 225 Shawnee/Medford, N.J.
Andrew Luongo OL 6-1 270 St Johns College/Germantown, Md.
Brendan McNally QB 6-1 185 Penn Charter/Downingtown, Pa.
John Milne OL 6-2 275 Bolles School/Jacksonville, Fla.
Jonathan Moore RB/DB 5-10 180 Strake Jesuit/Missouri City, Texas
A.J. Nobile K 5-9 175 Wyoming Valley West/Kingston, Pa.
Trey Reece LB 6-0 205 Carroll/Southlake, Texas
Matt Schaefer OL 6-2 265 Naperville Central/Naperville, Ill.
Joseph Scherer LB 6-1 225 St Louis Priory/St. Louis, Mo.
Hughes Tipton DL 6-3 240 Lawrenceville/Nashville, Tenn.
Jonathan Whittington LB/LS 6-1 210 Melbourne Central Catholic/Melbourne, Fla.
Bryon Wolf DB 6-0 180 Archbishop Mitty/Campbell, Calif.
Chris Wynn DB 5-9 175 Hunterdon Central/Flemington, N.J.