Saturday, January 7, 2012

BREAKING: Commit #6!

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                                                      Chris Cicilioni

I told you the incoming commit news would start coming in fast and furious and it is.

Just after learning of commit #5, (chronological order here), we learn early this morning about commit #6,  Chris Cicilioni from Valley View High School in Scranton, PA.

Chris played on both sides of the line as a guard and a defensive end, but at 225 pounds I expect him to play defense only at Columbia.

Here's a link to his highlight video.

He was reportedly also recruited by , Colgate, Harvard, Georgetown and the University of Pennsylvania

Cicilioni will be the first documented Valley View HS player to come to Columbia football.

That brings the list of known commits to six:

1.Chris Cicilioni G/DE 6-2, 225 lbs. Valley View HS, Scranton, PA
2. Andrew Dobitsch, WR 5-11 180 lbs. Northern Valley HS Tappan, NJ
3. Michael Gerst, RB 5-10 190 lbs. Bergen Catholic,  Bergen County, NJ
4. Daren Napier DT 6-4 275 lbs. St. John's HS Houston, TX
5. Logan Scott QB 6-2 180 lbs. Chaminade HS West Hills, CA
6. Austin Stock, C 6-3 270 lbs. Solon HS  Solon, OH


lionrock said...

Chris Cicilioni is another terrific get for the Lions. He's very fast, strong and an excellent tackler. I see him playing either defensive end or linebacker at Columbia. With the name "Cicilioni," Chris was born to play football for the Columbia Lions."

Jim Alloy said...

Comes for the same high school as formed Lion Jim Wascura, Class of 1970. Tough program, great get.

Jake said...

Jim, thanks so much for the heads up. I will soon add both names to my "Lion Feeder" blog that documents every feeder high school.

Bohdan said...

AAA 3d team all state; 70 tackles; 14 sacks; 4 forced fumbles; and 4 fumble recoveries.

-Dr. V

Jake said...

Jim, I have Wascura as being from Blakely HS in Peckville, PA.

Jim Alloy said...

Blakely HS merged into Valley View HS in the 70's along with two other small school districts. Blakely people consider Valley View their school. So you are correct about Jim's school originally, but this is its successor. The school is offically located in Archbald, Pa.

RedTiger61 said...

Interesting note .... Chris Ciciloni is Jim Wascura's 2nd cousin .... Jim, '70C, was a 3-yr starter .... Jim was the strngest Lion during those years and protected Lion great Marty Domres for 2 of those 3 seasons .... Blakely HS won something like 49 games in a row .... they had 300 kids in the school and played schools with 1500 kids .... they were areal powerhouse in NE PA ....

RedTiger61 said...

Another note on the Wascura-Cicilioni family .... Jim's brother, Tommy, made the 1968 Pennsykvania All State team and played in the Big 33 game .... lightning fast speed for an OG/DT at 4.6 .... played college football at Middle Tennessee State where he played against Too Tall Jones

Leonlion said...

Jim remains a steadfast supporter of CU football.