2014 Mass. Football Rankings

Position: RB
Spec: 5'11 205 lb.
School: Penn State
Notes: Massachusetts' top talent was on his way to Player of the Year honors when he suffered an unfortunate injury in the middle of the 2013 campaign. Thomas also switched his commitment from Maryland to Penn State during the 2013 season. We look forward to watching our No. 1 overall top prospect excel in the Big-10.
#2 Lubern Figaro ‘14 Lubern Figaro ‘14EverettDBThe Wisconsin-commit has a blend of speed and skills that are unique for a play maker in the Bay State. The talented defensive back ends our 2014 rankings as the top defensive prospect after a strong individual senior season and decorated career. prospect in Massachusetts.6'1 180 lb.Wisconsin
#3 Connor Strachan ‘14 Connor Strachan ‘14St. Sebastians SchoolLBStrachan grew into a strong, rugged and athletic middle linebacker who was a top prospect for the past three years in Mass. Tough and versatile, Strachan excels at filling the holes and uses his good lateral speed to chase down ball carriers.6'1 230 lb.Boston College
#4 Isaac Yiadom ‘14 Isaac Yiadom ‘14DohertyWRThe speedster broke-out in a BIG way in 2013, helping lead Doherty to a Division 4 Super Bowl win with a spectacular two-way performance.6'1 170 lb.Boston College
#5 Connor Dintino ‘14 Connor Dintino ‘14Choate Rosemary HallOLThe Massachusetts and Cape Cod native had a BIG season for Choate (CT) on both sides of the ball. Also an elite wrestler Dintino uses his size and strength to outmatch opponents.6'4 290 lb.Pittsburgh
#6 James Hendren ‘14 James Hendren ‘14Dexter SchoolOLThe BC-commit is one of the top rising prospects as he continues to improve his dominating skill sets. The supremely athletic tackle has great feet and helped anchor a Dexter line that made it to a 2013 Bowl game.6'7 305 lb.Boston College
#7 Jon Baker ‘14 Jon Baker ‘14MillisOTThe dominant Two-Way lineman started strong in 2013 but suffered a season-ending knee injury early in the season. Baker had a spectacular career at Millis/Hopedale and will be a welcomed addition at the Heights.6'3 305 lb.Boston College
#8 Brice McAllister ‘14 Brice McAllister ‘14Suffield AcadmeyRBThe East Longmeadow, Mass. native was our Prep/ Private Player of the Year after a monster season in 2012 and had another stellar season in 2013. The UConn commit was not a fan of losing in his career as he helped lead Suffield to 4 Super Bowl wins.5'11 190 lb.UConn
#9 D’andre Drummond-Mayire ‘14 D’andre Drummond-Mayire ‘14Central CatholicDB/ RBOne of the top overall athletes in the state Drummond-Mayire was a top two-way player for the Raiders. The UNH-commit capped off his career by leading CC to a Division 1 Super Bowl victory in 2013.6'0 200 lb.New Hampshire
#10 Matt Morin ‘14 Matt Morin ‘14Milton AcademyMLBMorin has a great motor and fills the gaps as good as any MLB in the state. Tough MLB who plays to contact and does not shy from physical play.He helped anchor a Milton Academy defense that won a Bowl game in 2013.6'1 215 lb.Trinity
#11 Troy Flutie ‘14 Troy Flutie ‘14NatickQBThe dual threat quarterback and elite play making athlete broke multiple Massachusetts QB touchdown records this season in his final year at Natick. Flutie was also named ESPN Boston Mr. Football.6'0 175 lb.Boston College
#12 Rory Donovan ‘14 Rory Donovan ‘14Cardinal SpellmanWRTall WR / TE who has some of the biggest upside and potential among the group of 2014 WRs. The UNH commit will be a great addition to Coach Mac's dangerous offensive attack in Durham, NH.6'6 195 lb.New Hampshire
#13 Dan DiNicola ‘14 Dan DiNicola ‘14Dexter SchoolOLDiNicola is a strong and versatile OL who may project to OG at the next level. DiNicola helped anchor part of the line that helped pave the way to a berth in a Bowl game for Dexter in 2013.6'4 280 lb.UMass
#14 Cody Williams ‘14 Cody Williams ‘14Springfield CentralQBTall, lanky quarterback who won a lot of games in his four years at Central. The Monmouth commit was the top ranked player and prospect in Western Mass Class of 2014.6'4 175 lb.Monmouth
#15 Tom Rodrick ‘14 Tom Rodrick ‘14LeicesterLB / FBRodrick is a workhorse on both sides of the ball. The tough and rugged LB finished as one of the most decorated athletes in school history.6'3 240 lb.UConn
#16 Jarell Addo ‘14 Jarell Addo ‘14LeominsterDBAddo is an exceptional athlete with huge upside. Addo had a standout senior year and the improving athlete should continue to progress with the UMass program.6'2 180 lb.UMass
#17 Drew Jacobs ‘14 Drew Jacobs ‘14Milton AcademyRB / LBJacobs was the top all-around player on one of the NEPSAC's top teams. The ISL MVP and our 2013 Mass Prep Stars Prep/Private Player of the Year was a workhorse all season on the ground.5'10 180 lb.Middlebury
#18 Neil O’Connor ‘14 Neil O’Connor ‘14LeominsterQB / ATHThe Mass. Gatorade player of the years led Leominster to the MIAA Division 2 Central championship game. A star baseball player, O'Connor totaled 35 TDs and nearly 3000 yards from scrimmage this season.6'1 190 lb.New Hampshire
#19 Drew Belcher ‘14 Drew Belcher ‘14ReadingQBBelcher finished up his Reading football career as one of the all-time leaders on the gridiron, having led the Rockets to Super Bowl wins, numerous school records and post-season accolades.6'3 215 lb.Maine
#20 Jack Becker ‘14 Jack Becker ‘14Thayer AcademyQBStrong armed and tough quarterback who can make all the throws for Thayer Academy. Becker concluded his career at Thayer by being selected as a repeat All-ISL performer.5'10 180 lb.St. Norbert
#21 Shacor Privott ‘14 Shacor Privott ‘14Wilbraham & MonsonLBPrivott is a big and strong running back / linebacker with one of the best potential upsides in Massachusetts. The CT. native excelled at both LB and as a bruising RB for WMA.6'1 240 lb.Central Connecticut
#22 Kevin Bletzer ‘14 Kevin Bletzer ‘14Catholic MemorialDB-LB / WRThe BC-bound Bletzer is also a star lacrosse player. Bletzer is a top athlete and was as tough of a competitor as there was on both sides of the ball for CM.6'1 195 lb.Boston College
#23 Kevin Cohee ‘14 Kevin Cohee ‘14Roxbury Latin SchoolLB / TECohee has great size for the LB position. As he grows and continue to learn his craft Cohee could potentially have a bigger impact at the college level than in high school.6'4 240 lb.Boston College
#24 Quentin Hall ‘14 Quentin Hall ‘14Thayer AcademyOTHall is an aggressive and balanced OL who starred at Thayer for 4 years. Hall, who has seen his recruitment pick up after his senior season ended is being recruited by FBS and FCS schools alike.6'5 285 lb.Prep - Milford Academy
#25 Eddie Matovu ‘14 Eddie Matovu ‘14TewksburyLB / ATHMatovu played since he was a freshman and it all came together this season as he helped lead the Redmen on both sides of the ball to a D3 Super Bowl Championship. Big upside for the 6'1 200 lb. athlete.6'1 195 lb.St. Anselm
#26 Jack Galvin ‘14 Jack Galvin ‘14LowellWRGalvin was one of the top WRs in one of the top conferences in the state. He is an aggressive and skilled WR, who put up monster numbers over the past three seasons in Lowell's passing attack.6'0 185 lb.Brown
#27 Andrew Smiley ‘14 Andrew Smiley ‘14St. John’s ShrewsburyQBSmiley was one of the state's top quarterback's this season as he led SJS to Gillette Stadium and a D2 Super Bowl appearance. Smiley committed dto the Naval Academy last season to play lacrosse for the Midshipmen.6'3 190 lb.Navy - Lacrosse
#28 Dylan Oxsen ‘14 Dylan Oxsen ‘14Plymouth SouthRBOxsen put up some amazing numbers again in 2013 going over 2,000 yards on the ground, as he also did in 2012. He helped lead Plymouth South to a D3 Super Bowl appearance in his senior season.5'10 190 lb.Assumption
#29 Luke Cuneo ‘14 Luke Cuneo ‘14Dexter SchoolATHCuneo had one of the top senior season's of anyone in Mass. as he helped quarterback Dexter to a Super Bowl appearance. The NEPSAC Class C POY put up some crazy numbers and games this season for Dexter School.5'7 170 lb.Furman
#30 Kylan Philbert-Richardson ‘14 Kylan Philbert-Richardson ‘14Archbishop WilliamsRB / DBKPR is an elusive back and tough, workhorse back who is tough to bring down. He amassed another strong numbers season for Archies and the exceptional student is being actively recruited by Ivy League and NESCAC schools.6'1 190 lb.Pennsylvania
#31 Kevin Dick ‘14 Kevin Dick ‘14TewksburyWR / DBDick was one the state's top playmakers for one of the state's top teams. Dick has a great pair of hands, is a well-rounded athlete and is always around the football.6'3 190 lb.Stonehill

Updated December 16, 2013 (Final)



Welcome to our final Massachusetts Prep Stars Top 30 (31) football player rankings page for the Class of 2014.

The rankings are based on a combination of on-field performance, improvements, athletic intangibles, team influence, college recruiting, potential and overall skill set.

The rankings include only players playing at a Massachusetts High school / Prep school or Mass. residents playing at a school outside of Mass.

The rankings are only an accumulation of our opinions and should not to be used for any conclusive assessment.


INJ - Miles Wright - QB - Tabor Academy (Out for 2013 season) - Committed to Dartmouth (basketball)


On the Edge: Top Mass Stars who were also worthy of Top Billing / Consideration (Alphabetical Order)

Aaron Leclair - RB - Brockton

Aidan Beresford - OL - Marshfield

Andrew Crane - OL Lawrence Academy

Andrew "Bug" Carper - LB / ATH - Governor's Academy - Committed to Univ. of North Carolina (lacrosse)

Angel Duarte - LB - Everett

Alex Hilger - WR/ DB – Natick

Alex McLaughlin - QB - Littleton

Alex Quintero - DE - Lowell

Angel Duarte - LB - Everett

Be Ekhator - LB - St. Mark's

Brett McEvoy - LB - King Philip

Bo Berluti - ATH - Westwood

Brian Dolan - QB - Lowell

Bryce Boggs - WR / DB – Tabor

Cam Smith - OT / DT - Medway - Committed to Lafayette

Carlin Haymon - WR - Rivers School - Committed to Brandeis (basketball)

Chris Tinkham - DT - Lynn English

Colin Leddy - DB Natick

Connor Walsh - DT - BC High

Connor Peck - OL - Catholic Memorial

Connor Moriarty - ATH - Walpole

CJ Parvelus - LB Everett

Dan Fulham - DL / OL - St. Sebastian's School

Dante Papas - LB - BB&N

Da'Quon Clemons - DB - Springfield Central

David Harrison - ATH - Weymouth

Derek Estes - DB - Barnstable

Devin Lekan - DE / TE - Chelmsford

Drew Smiley - QB St. John's Shrewsbury - Committed to Navy (lacrosse)

Dylan Kierman - QB - Quabbin

Eric Mercer - LB - Melrose

Frank Williams - RB - BB&N

Hayden Murphy - ATH Barnstable

Hunter Salila - DT - Fitchburg

Isaiah Douglas - DB / RB - Bishop Feehan

Isaiah White - RB / DB - Beverly

Jack Herlihy - OL Duxbury

Jack Sylvester - RB Andover

Jamal Williams - RB - Brockton

Jeff D’Auria – RB / DB - Chelmsford

Jesse Gwozdz - DB/RB - Governor's Academy - Committed to Fairfield (lacrosse)

Joe Brown - OT - Central Catholic

John Baron - K / P - Roxbury Latin

Johnny Aylward - QB / S - Tewksbury

Johnny Spears - WR Pingree - Committed to Trinity College

J.J. Dillon - QB King Philip

Josh Smiley - LB / TE - Pomfret (CT) Mass. - Committed to UMass

Jordan Bolarinho - QB - Billerica

Ju'uan Williams - WR - Springfield Central

Justin Robinson - WR - Natick

Kevin Sheehan - OL - Medway

Khaneil Bruce - WR - St. Clement's

Kyle Dance -QB/ATH - Latin Academy

Kyle Howes - QB - S - Lawrence Academy - Committed to Merrimack (basketball)

Kyle Lentini - TE / DL - Pingree

Kyle Wisnieski - QB - Mansfield

Liam Kenneally - LB - Reading

Luke Brennan - QB - Doherty - Committed to Franklin Pierce (baseball)

Matt D'Attilio - DB - North Attelboro

Matt Kilmain -RB/DB - Abington

Matt Millett - QB - Marblehead - Committed to Holy Cross

Michael Kwegyir-Attah - LB - Haverhill

Miguel Villar-Perez - RB - Mansfield

Mike Elcock - WR - Needham - Committed to UMass (lacrosse)

Mike McCaffrey - WR / DB - BB&N - Committed to Holy Cross

Mike Panepinto - RB Needham - Committed to UMass (lacrosse)

Nic Wojnar - LB / ATH - Blackstone Valley Tech

Nick Bona -- QB / LB - Bishop Fenwick

Nick Thyden - WR - Quabbin

Olan Abner - RB - Bedford

Ollie Erickson - OL – Mansfield

Raheem Wingard - QB / ATH - Everett

Ryan Martin - WR - Bridgewater-Raynham

Sean Hoey - OL - St. John's Prep

Sean Lovett - C - St. John's Prep - Committed to Bates

Sean McCarthy - QB/ ATH - Duxbury

Sean Smercyznski - MLB - Hyde Schhol, ME (Mass. resident)

Shaun Duncombe - OL - Committed to Bryant

Shawn Lee - OL - Springfield Central

Shawn Whitaker - OT - Bridgewater-Raynham

Shayne Kaminski - LB - Xaverian

Spencer Tyler - QB - Dennis-Yarmouth

Steve DiCienzo - LB - BC High

Steve Manning - DT - Abington

Tyrone Thornton - DB - Newton South

Wayne Lowery - DB - Springfield Putnam

Will Greelish - OL / DL - Auburn

William Kammerer - DT - Leominster

Postgraduate Impact (Mass. athletes doing a PG year or athletes doing PG years at Mass Prep Schools (Alphabetical) (Hometown-School)

Basit Dennis '14 PB - OL - Worcester Academy (Worcester - Holy Name)

Bryan Vieira '14 PG - WR / DB - Suffield Academy (Hull, Mass.) - Committed to Trinity College

Chris Collins '14 PG - TE/ DE - Hyde School (ME) (Walpole, Mass.) - Committed to UMass

Ian Maag '14 PG - ATH - Phillips Andover Academy (Marblehead, Mass.)

Kieran Presley '14 PG - RB / DB - Loomis Chaffee (Amherst, Mass.)

Mark Clements '14 PG - CB - Worcester Academy (New Jersey) - Committed to Villanova

Mark Zavrl '14 PG - K / ATH - Phillips Exeter Academy (Andover, Mass.)

Oge Udeogu '14 PG - OL - East Coast Prep - Great Barrington, Mass (Illinois)

Prince Unaegbu '14 PG - TE / DE - Bridgton Academy (Brighton, Mass.)

Quron Wright '14 PG - RB - Worcester Academy (Worcester - Holy Name)

Ryan Conte '14 PG - OL / DL - Phillips Exeter (Somerville, Mass.) - Committed to Holy Cross

Ryder Stone '14 PG - RB - Phillips Andover Academy (Canada)


Around New England Top Stars from other New England states (Rank Order)

1.) Marcus Outlow - RB - Norwich Free Academy (CT) - Committed to Boston College

2.) Arkeel Newsome  - RB - Ansonia (CT) - Committed to UConn

3.) Evrvin Phillips - RB - West Haven (CT) - Committed to Syracuse

4.) CJ Moore - WR - Suffield (CT) - Committed to Lamar (baseball)

5.) Logan Marchi - QB - St. Paul Catholic (CT) PG

6.) Stephen Barmore - QB - Southington (CT) Committed to Yale

7.) Jack Wynne - DE - Greenwich (CT) Committed to UMass

8.) Harold Cooper - RB - Hillhouse (CT) Committed to Rhode Island

9.) Trevor Knight - QB/ ATH - Nashua South - Committed to Univ. New Hampshire

10.) Dylan Wadsworth - TE - Brunswick (CT) - Committed to Lafayette

11.) Roekwan Holmes - LB - Prince Tech (CT)

12.) Manny Latimore - RB - Pinkerton Academy (NH) Lackawanna JC

13.) Matthew Torrey - ATH - Cheshire School (CT) - Committed to Univ. New Hampshire

14.) Marven Beauvais - WR - Cranston East (RI) - Committed to Rhode Island

15.) Matt Madden - LB - Pinkerton Academy (NH) - PG