he players from the Press of Atlantic City area who have committed to or received offers from Football Bowl Subdivision or Football Championship Subdivision colleges are listed below.
The Press of Atlantic City staff’s research forms the basis of the list. Please email Mike McGarry if you want to add someone to the list.
5-11 180 sophomore DB
Blakely, who had 48 tackles as a rookie, eight of which were for losses, has received scholarship offers from West Virginia and Pittsburgh.
A scene from the high school football game between Ocean City and Pleasantville on November 24, 2022, in Pleasantville. PHS #20 Alchino Blakely deflects a pass intended for OCHS No. 1 and intercepts it. Mr. Moyer
5-9 170 junior WR/DB
Last season, Brooks caught 69 receptions for 1,089 yards, 14 touchdowns, and helped Millville win the state Group IV championship. Twelve institutions, including Alabama, Georgia, Texas A&M, Penn State, Rutgers, and Syracuse, have offered Brooks scholarships.
Lotzeir Brooks, a freshman at Millville High School, intercepts a pass in the end zone during the Thunderbolts’ Thanksgiving Day victory over Vineland.
5-11 189 senior WR/DB
Carter has received scholarships from Delaware State, Rhode Island, Sacred Heart, and Morgan State. Carter recorded three interceptions and 42 tackles in the previous season.
6-1 185 junior WR/DB
Degraffenreidt scholarships have been made available by Rutgers, Pittsburgh, Michigan, West Virginia, Connecticut, South Carolina, Duke, Vanderbilt, Maryland, Penn State, Temple, and Cincinnati. Last season, he hauled in 51 catches for 894 yards and 11 touchdowns.
6-1 180 Senior WR/DB
Haile has pledged to attend Syracuse. Last season, he hauled in 48 catches for 680 yards and three touchdowns.
6-1 282 senior OL/DL
Isom has had scholarship offers from Marist, Brown, and Saint Anselm as well as chances to continue playing football. Isom is a great lineman for South Jersey. He set the example for the Hermits’ effective rushing attack. On defense, he recorded 42 tackles and 5 sacks.
6-2 220 sophomores DE/LB
Jones has received scholarships from Rutgers, West Virginia, Connecticut, Pittsburgh, Michigan, and Temple.
5-11 170 senior WR/DB
William & Mary has received Mahmoud’s commitment. Last season, he caught 35 receptions for St. Joseph Academy, totaling 526 yards and four touchdowns.
St. Augustine Prep
5-11 182 senior RB/DB
McLeer has received a scholarship from Poughkeepsie, New York’s Marist College. Last season, McLeer ran for 464 yards and six touchdowns in addition to making 39 tackles and intercepting two passes.
St. Augustine Prep
6-5 215 senior WR/DE
Maine and Rhode Island have offered thsi standout scholarships.
5-11 180 senior WR/DB
Stonehill College in Easton, Massachusetts, has received Parks’ commitment. Last season, he hauled in 45 catches for 789 yards and six touchdowns.
Scenes from the high school football match between Eastside and Cedar Creek on September 17, 2022, in Egg Harbor City. Running through Eastside’s defense is CC #2 Alim Parks.
5-11 175 junior running back
Smith has received scholarships from Monmouth, Stony Brook, and New Hampshire. He ran for 1,670 yards and 21 touchdowns on 221 occasions last season.
Lower Cape May
6-2 185 junior WR/DB
He caught 35 passes for 506 yards and four TDs last season. Penn State, Pittsburgh, Rutgers and Georgia have offered Thomas scholarships.
6-5 225 senior LB/TE
Watson has committed to Holy Cross. He made 81 tackles, 17 for losses last season. Watson also recovered five fumbles, one for a TD.
6-5 210 senior LB/WR/TE/DE
Witherspoon has committed to Old Dominion. He caught six TD passes last season.
6-1 200 senior quarterback
Zamot threw 3,180 yards and 27 TDs last season. Delaware State, Maine, Merrimack, Rhode Island and Sacred Heart have offered him scholarships.