The best available talent in Class of 2014

Pennridge's Mike Class looks for running room during an October 2012 game. (CLEM MURRAY / Staff Photographer)
Pennridge's Mike Class looks for running room during an October 2012 game. (CLEM MURRAY / Staff Photographer) (CLEM MURRAY / Staff Photographer)
Posted: August 19, 2013

With the first official scrimmage in the books for most Southeastern Pennsylvania squads, here's a look at some of the top uncommitted football prospects, listed alphabetically, in the Class of 2014.

Nick Apostolu, Springfield (Delco), 6-foot-5, 315 pounds. The offensive guard has drawn the interest of Connecticut, Pittsburgh, Rutgers, and Temple. "A lot of schools like his size and aggressiveness," Springfield coach Tom Kline said.

Sean Boylan, Archbishop Ryan, 6-4, 220. The hardworking tight end and defensive end has a scholarship offer from Colgate. James Madison and Villanova are also involved.

Mike Class, Pennridge, 5-10, 185. He rushed for 2,085 yards and 28 touchdowns last season and is getting looks from Villanova and other Colonial Athletic Association schools.

Jamal Custis, Neumann-Goretti, 6-6, 220. A rangy wide receiver, Custis is considering scholarship offers from Pittsburgh, Rutgers, Syracuse, Temple, and Virginia. He is also a force on the hardwood.

Jarred Jones, Spring-Ford, 5-11, 195. The speedy running back is primed for a breakout season after missing six games last season because of a broken wrist. Jones has been clocked at 4.5 seconds in the 40-yard dash.

John Nassib, Malvern Prep, 6-5, 220. A tight end and defensive end - and brother of New York Giants rookie quarterback Ryan Nassib - John Nassib has a scholarship offer from Delaware. Interest also has come from Patriot League schools.

Jermaine Norris, Mastery North Charter, 5-11, 170. The speedy wide receiver and free safety is being courted by Akron, Delaware State, Old Dominion, and Stony Brook.

Deion Oliver, Archbishop Wood, 6-6, 285. A strong student, Oliver can line up at offensive guard or tackle and is hearing from the likes of Columbia and Yale.

Mark Remmey, Central Bucks East, 6-4, 235. The offensive tackle and defensive end has drawn serious interest from Army.

Deandre Scott, Imhotep Charter, 5-9, 180. The versatile defensive back has 30-plus scholarship offers, including from Arizona State, Central Florida, Georgia Tech, Temple, and Nebraska.

Rasaan Stewart, Perkiomen Valley, 6-1, 185. A dynamic quarterback and safety, Stewart has scholarship offers from Boston College, Pittsburgh, Rutgers, and Temple, among others.

Hezekiah Trahan, Roman Catholic, 6-4, 235. Possible destinations for the hard-charging defensive end include Boston College, Massachusetts, and Pittsburgh.

Joseph Walker, Martin Luther King, 6-4, 185. The strong-armed quarterback has scholarship offers from Buffalo, Coastal Carolina, Delaware, Massachusetts, and Stony Brook.

Greg White, West Catholic, 5-10, 185. The Burrs tailback rushed for 1,469 yards and 28 scores last season. He has scholarship offers from Central Florida, Ohio, Old Dominion, and Temple, among others.


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