Feb. 6, 2013
VILLANOVA, Pa. -
Wildcat head football coach Andy Talley announced his 2013 recruiting class today with the signing of eight players to National Letters of Intent. The group of incoming players to the Villanova program includes six players on defense and two on offense. Each of the eight players will join the team for the 2013 season.
This year's recruiting class features players from six different states, with two each from New York and Florida. The Wildcats also added a player from Pennsylvania, Nevada, Massachusetts and Maryland.
VILLANOVA FOOTBALL 2013 RECRUITING CLASS
Name || Pos. || Ht. || Wt. || Hometown/Previous School|
|Jason Ceneus || DB || 5-9 || 170|| New Rochelle, N.Y./New Rochelle H.S.|
|Lincoln Collins || WR || 6-2 || 180 || Nahant, Mass./ Boston College H.S.|
|Matt Donoghue || OL || 6-4 || 280|| Garnet Valley, Pa./ Garnet Valley H.S.|
|Lorenzo Fertitta ||DB || 5-10 || 175 ||Las Vegas, Nev./ Bishop Gorman H.S.|
|Trey Johnson || DB|| 5-11 || 160|| Lutz, Fla./Steinbrenner H.S.|
|Thomas Plonski || DL || 6-5 || 230 || Brooklyn, N.Y./ Brooklyn Tech|
|Wesley Smith || DB || 5-11 || 175|| Miramar, Fla./University School|
|Mike Williams|| DL || 6-5 || 280|| Woodlawn, Md./ Archbishop Spalding|
New Rochelle, N.Y. / New Rochelle H.S.
- First Team All-State
- Team Captain
- Helped Lead Team to 2012 AA State Championship
- Named MVP of State Championship Game
- 84 carries for 568 yards and 6 TD to go with 14 catches for 278 and 2 TD as a senior
6-2 / 180
Nahant, Mass. / Boston College H.S.
- 2012 Catholic Conference All-Star team
- 25 receptions for 400 yards and 4 TD as a senior
- Career stats: 80 catches for 1,200 yards and 9 TD
- Helped lead team to 2011 Massachusetts Division I state championship
6-4 / 280
Garnet Valley, Pa. / garnet Valley H.S.
- Second Team All-State
- First Team All-Southeastern Pennsylvania
- Named All-Delaware County and All-Central League
- Mini Maxwell Award Winner
- Ranked As The 8th Best Offensive Lineman in Pennsylvania By Rivals
5-10 / 175
Las Vegas, Nev. / Bishop Gorman H.S.
- Set Nevada Record For Interceptions In A Game With Four
- Selected To The 2012 Semper Fi All-American Game
- Helped Lead Team To Three State Championships In Four Years
5-11 / 160
Lutz, Fla. / Steinbrenner H.S.
- Four-Year Letterwinner
- 2012 Tampa Tribune Hillsboro County Spotlight Player
- Member of National Honor Society
- Earned Three Letters In Basketball And Two In Track
6-5 / 230
Brooklyn, N.Y. / Brooklyn Tech H.S.
- 2012 New York Daily News All-Area
- NYCFCA All-Boro and All-City in 2011 & 2012
- Named 2011 Brooklyn Defensive Lineman of the Year
- Started 31 Varsity Games
- Career Totals: 151 Tackles, 19 Sacks, 2 Fumble Recoveries and 2 Interceptions
Miramar, Fla. / University School
- Four-year Starter
- Sun Sentinel and Miami Herald All-Broward County
- Helped Lead Team To 2012 Class 3A State Championship
- Honor Roll Student
6-5 / 280
Woodlawn, Md. / Archbishop Spalding H.S.
- First Team All-County
- First Team All-State
- Member of the Baltimore Touchdown Club Super 22
- Played in the 2012 Chesapeake Bowl