Lehigh Announces First Members of 2023 Football Recruiting Class

Lehigh Announces First Members of 2023 Football Recruiting Class

Football 02/01/2023 17:05:00

History Links BETHLEHEM, Pa. — Head Coach Kevin Cahill announced the addition of eight student-athletes who will join Lehigh’s football program on Wednesday, National Signing Day. The eight signatories join the four student-athletes who signed national letters of intent in December as the first members of Lehigh’s football class of 2027.

“Starting with the first signing period, we were able to add some great prospects to our program,” Cahill said. “With the second signing period opening today, we are excited to begin adding some very exciting elements to our Lehigh football family. The coaching staff have done a terrific job to kick off and add value enormous to our recruiting class.”

The 12 signers covering the December and current periods include a quarterback, a running back, a wide receiver, a tight end, two offensive linemen, three defensive linemen, a linebacker and two defensive backs.

Six states are represented among the initial signatories, with Georgia and Florida leading the way with four and three signatories, respectively. Two of the newcomers from Pennsylvania, while New Jersey, North Carolina and Texas are also represented.

“The Lehigh community has been incredibly impressive,” Cahill said. “The support from staff, faculty, alumni, and the community has been over the top. These relationships have continued to prove why Lehigh is a special place and takes a special kind of perspective to join our program.”

Wednesday marks the start of the traditional signing period with the Mountain Hawks expected to add more signers to the schedule in the coming weeks.

Gallery: (2-1-2023) National Dedication Day 2023

February 1, 2023 Signatories
Kingsley Acho – DL; 6-3/250; North Richland Hills, Texas / Suffield Academy
Javin Adderley – DB; 5-10/170; Fayetteville, Ga./Sandy Creek (Sacred Heart)
Broc Bender – DL; 6-3/215; Nazareth, PA/Fork Union Military Academy
Austin Huff – OL; 6-3/270; Palm Harbor, FL/East Lake
Dayyan O’Neal – DL; 6-4/265; Savannah, Georgia/Suffield Academy
Will Parton – LB; 6-0/210; Milton, GA/Milton
Jake Stalsitz – ET; 6-4/240; Fairview, Pennsylvania/Fairview
Luke Yoder – RB; 5-11/195; Palm Harbor, FL/East Lake

December 2022 Signatories
Jason Coe-LO; 6-3/260; Cary, NC/Green level
Luke Henrich – QB; 6-0/200; West Orange, NJ/St. Joseph Regional
Mason Humphrey-WR; 6-4/190; Loganville, GA/Grayson
Aidan Singleton – DB; 6-0/175; Port St. Lucie, Florida / Catholic John Carroll

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