PA's Top 25 Jrs. & More

Where does Mathis rank?

Pennsylvania consistently produces some of the most talented and highly recruited football players in the country. Who are this 2004's elite Keystone gridders and next year's Big 33 stars? Check out this very early list of Pennsylvania's top football talent.

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Name
Pos.
Home Town (High School)
Ht., Wt.
Verbal
1. Justin King
paw
CB
Monroeville  (Gateway HS)
5-11, 180

2. Callahan Bright

DT
Rosemont  (Harriton HS)
6-3, 315

3. Marques Slocum

OL/DT
Philadelphia (West Catholic HS)
6-6, 335

4. David Harvey
paw
WR
Pittsburgh (Penn Hills HS)
6-1, 175

5. Andre Mathis
paw
LB
Erie (Cathedral Prep)
6-2, 225

6. Shane Brooks

RB
Duquesne (Duquesne HS)
6-0, 200

7. Ernest Williams

LB
Monassen (Monassen HS)
6-2, 235

8. Bill Stull

QB
Pittsburgh (Seton-LaSalle HS)
6-4, 210

9. Kyle Newell

DE
Bethlehem (Bethlehem Catholic HS)
6-4, 225

10. Kurt Mattes

T
Kingston (Wyoming Valley West HS)
6-6, 260

11. Steve Slaton

RB
Fairless Hills (Conwell-Egan HS)
5-11, 190

12. Dave McClain

OL
Doylestown (Central Bucks South)
6-5, 325
verbal - Terps
13. LaRod Stephens

RB
Johnstown (Johnstown Area HS)
5-9, 165
verbal - Pittsburgh

14. Jarmal Ruffin

WR
Scotland (School for Veterans' Children)
6-3, 205

15. Jason Kacinko

OL
Harrison City (Penn-Trafford HS)
6-6, 300

16. Eugene Jarvis

RB
Pittsburgh (Central Catholic HS)
5-6, 160

17. Christian Fleming

DE
Erie (Strong Vincent HS)
6-5, 245

18. Will Barker

OL
Haverford (The Haverford School)
6-7, 275
verbal - Virginia
19. Stephan Smalls

WR
Lancaster (Conestoga Valley HS)
6-1, 190

20. Jeremy Bruce

CB
Beaver Falls (Blackhawk HS)
5-10, 180

21. Mikell Simpson

RB
Harrisburg (Harrisburg HS)
6-1, 200

22. Brandon Richardson

DT/OL
New Brighton (New Brighton HS)
6-4, 325

23. Zach Anderson

OL
Prospect Park (Interboro HS)
6-6, 250

24. Sean Lee

S
Pittsburgh (Upper St. Clair HS)
6-3, 200

25. Mario Henry

RB
Erie (Strong Vincent HS)
6-0, 200


paw - LionNews has confirmed Penn State has offered.
**Note - This is the opinion only of LionNews writer Jamie Trescavage.  Not all of the Pennsylvania prospects have been seen, therefore this list is bound to change significantly in the upcoming months.**

Others:
Name
Pos
Home Town (High School)
Ht., Wt.
Verbal
Adam Hearns
QB
Lansdale (North Penn HS)
6-2, 185

Bill McConnell
QB
Doylestown (Central Bucks South)
6-5, 205

Shane Murray
QB
Pittsburgh (Central Catholic HS)
6-2, 195

Jordan Parr
QB
Williamsport (Williamsport HS)
6-2, 200

Duane Struppler
QB
Sayre (Sayre Area HS)
6-3, 195

Jordan Thomas
QB
Jeannette (Jeannette HS)
6-1, 185

Jerry Butler
RB
Philadelphia (George Washington HS)
5-8, 175

Ovid Goulbourne
RB
Easton (Easton Area HS)
6-1, 198

Ryan Greiser
RB
Perkasie (Pennridge HS)
6-1, 215

Knowledge Timmons
RB
York (William Penn HS)
5-10, 175

Terrence Jackson
FB
Media (Penncrest HS)
6-0, 230

Andrew McMillan
FB
Wexford (North Alleghany HS)
6-1, 235

Joe Tuzze
FB
Jermyn (Lakeland HS)
5-11, 220

Brad Dawson
WR
Clairton (Thomas Jefferson HS)
6-1, 185

Brock Harner
WR
Littletown (Littletown HS)
6-4, 190

Quentin Odom
WR
Farrell (Farrell HS)
6-1, 175

Mike Burkett
TE
New Castle (Laurel HS)
6-5, 200

Josh Byrom
TE
McKees Rocks (Montour HS)
6-5, 255

Jose Cruz
TE
Johnstown (Bishop McCort HS)
6-5, 225

John Pelusi
TE
Pittsburgh (Central Catholic HS)
6-4, 235

Scott Uziel
TE
Franklin (Franklin Regional HS)
6-4, 245

Jacob Showers
TE
Biglerville (Biglerville HS)
6-4, 215

Mickey Shuler, Jr.
TE
Enola (East Pennsboro HS)
6-4, 190

John Bachman
OL
Coraopolis (Moon HS)
6-4, 255

Elliot Bates
OL
Houston (Chartiers-Houston HS)
6-3, 285

John Brown
OL
Lower Burrell (Burrell HS)
6-4, 275
verbal - Pittsburgh
Frank Carduff
OL
Shenandoah (Shenandoah Valley HS)
6-4, 285

Nate Dade
OL
Harrisburg (Bishop McDevitt HS)
6-5, 320

Matt Daube
OL
Dallas (Dallas HS)
6-5, 295

Lawrence Green
OL
McKeesport (McKeesport HS)
6-4, 285

Nate Hartung
OL
Butler (Butler HS)
6-4, 370

Zac Haulman
OL
Altoona (Altoona HS)
6-3, 280

Matt Houy
OL
Monroeville (Gateway HS)
6-4, 275

Keith Huebner
OL
Pittsburgh (Baldwin HS)
6-7, 320

Greg Isadener
OL
Merion Station (Episcopal Academy)
6-5, 295

Kevin Leary
OL
West Chester (East HS)
6-3, 285

Matt Lowry
OL
Springfield (Cardinal O'Hara HS)
6-6, 300
verbal - Virginia
Ben Madiera
OL
Sidman (Forest Hills HS)
6-4, 270

Mike Maruschak
OL
Pittsburgh (Northgate HS)
6-5, 295

Adam Pritts
OL
Butler (Butler HS)
6-5, 250

Morgan Thomas
OL
Oreland (Parkland HS)
6-4, 305

Joe Blanks
DT
Erie (Erie Cathedral Prep)
6-3, 305

Derrell Hand
DT
Philadelphia (West Catholic HS)
6-4, 265

Josh Koontz
DE
Mechanicsburg (Mechanicsburg HS)
6-3, 220

Mitch Rhodes
DE
Altoona (Altoona HS)
6-3, 220

Willie Walker
DE
Aliquippa (Aliquippa HS)
6-3, 230

Mike Barlak
LB
Monroeville (Gateway HS)
6-1, 215

Mike Dell
LB
Hummelstown (Lower Dauphin HS)
6-3, 225

James Kelly
LB
Pittsburgh (Woodland Hills HS)
6-3, 220

Donnell McKenzie
LB
Aliquippa (Aliquippa HS)
6-2, 220

Josh Miller
LB
Johnstown (Johnstown Area HS)
6-0, 220

Steve Quinn
LB
Philadelphia (St. Joseph's Prep)
6-3, 215

Darrius Waller
LB
Pottstown (Pottstown HS)
6-2, 220

Wesley Washington
LB
McKeesport (McKeesport HS)
6-2, 210

Sean Wasson
LB
Prospect Park (Interboro HS)
6-2, 215

Derron Barrett
CB
Cheltenham (Cheltenham HS)
5-11, 180

Andre Henderson
CB
Erie (Strong Vincent HS)
6-1, 180

Ken Lewis
CB
Pittsburgh (Penn Hills HS)
6-1, 185

Adam Martin
CB
New Holland (Garden Spot HS)
5-10, 180

Lamar McPhearson
CB
Wyncote (Bishop McDevitt HS)
5-10, 190
verbal - Syracuse
David Black
S
Karns City (Karns City HS)
6-2, 180

Juan Butler
S
McKeesport (McKeepsort HS)
6-2, 180

Roger Hall
S
Reading (Reading HS)
6-2, 175

Ryan Hamilton
S
Newton (Council Rock HS)
6-2, 200

Jayson White
S
Erie (McDowell HS)
6-3, 215

Josh Fiscus
Ath
Karns City (Karns City HS)
6-2, 205

Bubba Heisler
Ath
Mechanicsburg (Cumberland Valley HS)
6-3, 185

Drew Letcavage
Ath
Mount Carmel (Mount Carmel HS)
6-0, 185

Joe McMonagle
Ath
Doylestown (Central Bucks West HS)
6-1, 190

Duncan Swezey
Ath
Hatboro-Horsham (Hatboro-Horsham HS)
6-2, 195

Kevin Kelly
K
Neshaminy (Neshaminy HS)
5-9, 160

Patrick McAfee
K
Pittsburgh (Plum HS)
6-1, 200


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