Brown Football Class of 2013

May 20, 2009

Brown football head coach Philip Estes and the Brown coaching staff has announced the Brown Football Class of 2013,

who will join the defending Ivy League Champion Bears football team for the upcoming season.

This year's class is features 28 incoming freshmen and is recognized as one of the best in the Ivy League.

 

Malcolm Evelien Andry III

OL

6'5" 285

New Orleans, LA

Jesuit HS, LA

Athletic: 3-Year Letter Winner; All-District 2009; Coached by Wayde Keiser

Academic: National Merit Semi Finalist, Academic All-State LA

Hobbies: Playing Basketball, and considers himself a movie buff.

Personal: Born August 10, 1990.  Son of Jackie Blankenship and Malcolm Andry Jr.

 

Nathan Bernstein

OL

6'3" 270

Charlotte, NC

Providence HS, NC

Athletic: 3-Year Letter Winner, All-Conference, Offensive Lineman of Year 2008, Regular Season Conference Champion;

Captain of Wrestling Team going 26-5; Coached by Randy Long.

Academic: National Honor Society, Academic Award for maintaining 4.0 GPA through Junior Year,

AP Scholar with Honors, Michelle Miller Award for Outstanding Jewish Teenager.

Hobbies: Playing the Guitar.

Personal: Born March 29, 1991.  Son of Elka Bernstein and Andrew Bernstein.

 

Daniel Casey

DB

5'11" 175

Springfield, PA

St. Joseph's Prep, PA

Athletic: Lettered 3 Years, Pennsylvania News All-State, National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete,

Scholar-Athlete Award for Seventh Congressional District, Selected to Philadelphia City All-Star Game,

Led Team in Pass Deflections; Lettered in Outdoor Track 4 years; Lettered in Indoor Track, Captain of Track Team;

Coached by Gil Brooks.

Academic: National Honor Society Member, National Merit Finalist, AP Scholar with Distinction.

Hobbies: Playing Basketball and Baseball, Reading, Listening to Music, Watching Movies.

Personal: Born July 24, 1990.  Son of Kathy R. Casey and Daniel R Casey.

 

 

Paxti Colbern

TE

6'5" 245

Anchorage, AK

South Anchorage HS, AK

Athletic: Team Captain, 2008 1st Team All-State both TE and DE, 1st Team All-Conference,

Alaska Shrine Player of Week, 3-Time ASBN Player of Game, 2008 1st National Bowl State Large

School Football Championship Player of Game, Cook Inlet Conference Champions, 2008 Alaska State Basketball Champion,

Senior Year recorded 33 catches 485 Yards and 2 TDs, 58 Tackles, 11 Sacks, 3 Fumble Recoveries, and 5 caused fumbles;

Coached by John Lewis.

Academic: National Honor Society, Student Government Executive Officer, Congressional Student Leadership Nominee,

South Anchorage HS Master of Ceremonies, School Historian.

Hobbies: Skiing, Fishing, and Watching Movies.

Personal: Born November 8, 1990.  Son of Rose Colbern and Matt Colbern. 

 

Alexander James (AJ) Cruz

CB

5'9" 190

Lake Forest, CA

Santa Margarita Catholic HS, CA

Athletic: Team Captain, 3-Year Letter Winner, 2-Time All Trinity League, 3-Year Letter Winner in Basketball. 

Made 122 Career Tackles, 6 INT's and 5 TD's.  Had 31.8 yd Kickoff Return average and 14.5 yd Punt Return average. 

Holds school record for longest kick return of 97 yds and most take-aways in a game (3); Coached by Mike Jacot.

Academic: 3.8 GPA, National Football Foundation Scholar Athlete Award Winner, Orange County Youth

Sports Foundation Scholar Athlete Award Winner.  IB Certificate.

Hobbies: Weightlifting, Video Games, Music, and Movies.

Personal: Born February 20, 1991.  Son of Teri Cruz and Joe Cruz.

 

Russell Darrow

DB

6'1" 190

Hartland, WI

Arrowhead HS, WI

Athletic: Team Captain, 4-Year Letter Winner, 2nd Team All-Classic Eight Conference, Lake Country Publications

All-Area. Had 78 tackles, 2 Int's, 3 forced fumbles, 2 punt blocks and 2 fumble recoveries.

Academic: 4-Time High Honor Roll Member, Student Senate Vice President and National Honors Society.

Hobbies: Working Out, Hanging out with Friends, Learning Random Facts about Anything, Eating,

Coaching and other Volunteer Activities.

Personal: Born July 23, 1990. Son of Mara Darrow and Russ Darrow.

 

 

Patrick Donnelly

QB

6'3" 185

Longmeadow, MA
Phillips Exeter, MA

Athletic: Three-Time 1st Team All-Western Mass., 1st Team All State 2007, Passed for over 4,000 yds in career

at Longmeadow HS, 45 TDs, and went 35-0 as starter at LHS.  2008 Athlete of Year by Springfield Republican.

 2008 1st

Team All-Prep at Phillips Exeter, team MVP.  2-Time Captain of LHS Basketball and 1,000 pt scorer. 

Won Western Mass Title at LHS.  All-State Basketball Selection.  Springfield Channel 15 Athlete of Year 2008;

Coached by Bill Glennon.

Academic:

1st Team All Academic All Western Mass., Honor Roll all Four Years at LHS.

Hobbies: Watching Celtics, Red Sox, and Patriots.

Personal:  Born November 9, 1989.  Son of Kathleen Donnelly and Bernie Donnelly.

 

McCallum Foote

QB

6'4" 185

Newton, MA

Noble and Greenough School, MA

Athletic: Team Captain Football, 2007 Co-New England Player of Year, '06, '07, '08 All-New England and

All-ISL.  Captain of Basketball and Lacrosse.  Career Stats, 253/440 for 4,474 yds and 60TDs;

Coached by Bob Moore.

Academic: Honor Roll Noble and Greenough

Hobbies: Watching hockey and being with friends and family.

Personal: Born May 6, 1991.  Son of Jane Foote and Robert Foote.

 

Stephen Fox

DL

6'3" 250

Winter Haven, FL

Lake Region HS, FL

Athletic: Team Captain, 4-year Letter Winner, Team MVP, All-County, All-Area, Baseball 4-Yr Letter Winner,

Top Batter Award, All-Area, Prep Star All-Region Southeast.; Coached by Steve Reynolds.

Academic: Headmaster's List, Academic Achievement Award, National Honor Society,

National English Honor Society, Outstanding Academic Achievement Award.

Hobbies:  Weightlifting, Golf, Coaching Youth Football and Baseball.

Personal: Born Sept. 18, 1990.  Son of Sylia Fox and Robert Fox.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Anthony Franciosi

CB

5'11" 185

Easton, MA

Xaverian Bros. HS, MA

Athletic: Boston Herald all-scholastic, Boston Globe D1 Football Star of the week, Catholic conference all-star,

Division 1 EMASS Conference All-Star, XBHS -team mvp, selected to play in the shriners Annual Football

Classic All-Star game and led team in interceptions Junior and Senior season (7), led team in receptions (40),

longest touchdown on an interception -75-yards and longest touchdown on a reception -65 yards, most reception

and receiving yards in a single game 10 catches for 120 yards,  touchdowns: 4 offensive, 2 defensive;

Coached by Charlie Stevenson.

Academic: Member of the Rocco Zoppo Chapter of the National Honors Society, French National Honors Society,

selected to be honored by the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame, for outstanding academic achievement.

Hobbies: Movies, Backyard Football, and Golf.

Personal: Born February 20, 1991.  Son of Judith Franciosi and Peter Franciosi.

 

Jackson Freeman

FB

5'11" 215

Richmond, VA

St. Christopher's HS, VA

Athletic: Team Captain of Football, Wrestling and Baseball, 11 Varsity Letters (3 Football, 4 Wrestling, and 4 Baseball),

Honorable Mention All-State and All-League Football, National Prep All-American Wrestling,

Richmond Times-Dispatch All-Metro Wrestling Team, Two time All-State Wrestling; Three time All-League Wrestling,

Academic All-State Baseball, Lexus "Pursuit of Excellence" Award Nominee

Academic: Honor Roll Student every trimester, High Honors five out of 11 trimesters,

West Point Society of Richmond Leadership Award (2007-08).

Hobbies: Hunting, Fishing, Wake Boarding, and Weight Lifting.

Personal: Born October 2, 1990.  Son of Shelia Gates Freeman and Brooks Lee Freeman.

 

Alexander Harris

Needham, MA

Milton Academy, MA

TE

6'5"  220

Athletic:  1st Team All-ISL, 2008 19 catches, 359yds, 3TDs, 2 2-pt plays  33 tackles, 5 sacks, 1 forced fumble. 

Basketball Captain; Coached by Kevin Macdonald.

Academic: Honorable Mention National Merit Scholarship. 

Derby Prize for Mathematic Achievement.

Hobbies: Sports Basketball and Baseball, Watching Movies Playing video games, and reading. 

Personal: Born January 27, 1991.  Son of Elizabeth Harris and David Harris.

 

Cole Steele Hooper

OL

6'5" 271

Oklahoma City, OK

Heritage Hall, OK

Athletic: Team Captain, All-State Honorable Mention, First Team All-City, National Private School Athletic

Association 2nd Team, Football State Champions 2008.  Varsity Basketball 4 yrs.  All City Honorable Mention;

Coached by Andy Bogart.

Academic: Headmaster's List 4 yrs.  National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta, Spanish National Honor Society.

Hobbies: Hanging out with friends, Movies Working Out, Swimming, Frisbee, beach volleyball. 

Personal: Born August 3, 1990.  Son of Pauline Hooper and Fred Hooper.

 

Mark Daniel Kachmer

RB

6'0" 195

Wheaton, IL

St. Francis College Prep., IL

Athletic: Team Captain, 1st Team All State, Conference Player of Year, National Football Foundation, All-Area, 

All-Conference.  2008 1,988 yds, 34 TDs, 67 tackles, 3 INT's, 2 Forced Fumbles, 2600 All Purpose Yds. 

Career 51 TDs 4,000 yds; Coached by Greg Purnell.

Academic: First Honor Roll, Academic All Conference, All State Academic Nominee.

Hobbies:  Computers, Film Editing, Filming.

Personal: Born December 19, 1990.  Son of Lori Kachmer and Mike Kachmer.

 

Tellef Lundevall

WR

6'4" 210

Highland Park, IL

Phillips Exeter Academy, NH

Athletic: Team Captain, 1st Team All-New England, 1st Team All-Sectional, 1st Team All-Conference

Football and Basketball, Giant Award, School Record for Single Game Receiving Yards 237,  9 TDs Senior Year,

 4-Year Three-Sport Athlete Award; Coached by Bill Glennon.

Academics: Honor Society, State Finalist Deca

Personal: Born September 20th, 1990.  Son of Jessica Lundevall and Torjus Lundevall.


 

Nathaniel Charles Meyer

P/K

6'2" 190

Bettendorf, IA

Bettendorf HS, IA

Athletic: 20Time All State Punter, 2-Time All Metro Punter, 44 yd punting Average Junior Yr,

 44.8 yd punting average Senior Yr., 3-Yr Letter winner in Swimming, All Conference Swimming,

2-Yr Letter Winner in Soccer, 2-Time All-Conference; Coached by Aaron Wiley.

Academic: National Honor Society, AP Scholar with Honors, National Merit Scholar Commended Student,

 3-Yr Academic Letter Winner.

Hobbies: Golf, Volleyball, Baseball, Basketball, and computers.

Personal: Born March 16th, 1991.  Son of Tammi Meyer and Charles Meyer.

 

Matthew Scott Miller

OL

6'4" 275

Villa Hills, KY

Beechwood HS, KY

Athletic: Anthony Munoz 2008 Offensive Lineman of the Year, Mr. Beechwood Football (2008),

N.K.F.C.A. All-Star , First team All-Conference, 4-year Varsity Letterman, Starting Offensive Lineman for

Back-to-Back Kentucky Class A State Champions (2007, 2008); High School Coach Noel Rash.

Academic: National Merit Finalist, AP Scholar with Honor, Academic All-State first Team -- Football (2007, 2008),

National Honor Society, McDonald's Scholar Athlete, Anthony Munoz Straight "A" Award,

Frederick Douglass and Susan B. Anthony Award, National "I Dare You" Leadership Award, Beechwood Academic Club,

Super Honor Roll "All A", Valedictorian Candidate (4.33/4.00 GPA)

Hobbies: Hiking, Weightlifting, Volunteering, Computer and Video Games.

Personal: Born November 22nd, 1990. 

Son of Janet Miller and Michael Miller.

 

Jordan Morrison

RB

5'11" 205

Agoura Hills, CA

Oaks Christian HS, CA

Athletic: Team Captain, 2nd Team All-Tri Valley, 2nd team All Daily News, 125 Carries 996 yds,

13TDs Rushing 1 TD Receiving, 63 Tackles, 2 Sacks, 2 Fumble Recoveries; High School Coach is Bill Redell.

Academic: Academic All-Tri-Valley, Academic All Ventura County, Headmaster's List

Hobbies: Weightlifting

Personal: Born July 9th, 1991.  Son of Michelle Morrison.  Guardian Margaret Judge.


 

Benjamin Antonio Noury

DB

6'0" 185

Spring Hill, FL

FW Springstead HS, FL

Athletic: Team Captain, All-County, All-North Suncoast, All-District, Single Season Reception

Record 37 Catches 557, 51 Carries for 357 yds, 63 Tackles and 3 INTs; Coach is Bill Vonada.

Academic: National Honor Society, French National Honor Society, High Honor Roll,

All-County Academic National Honor Roll, Ranked in top 2% of class.

Hobbies: Four Wheeling, Camping, Watching Movies, Going to beach, Hanging out, Skiing.

Personal: Born September 7th, 1990.  Son of Michele Noury.

 

Ibeabuchi Jeremiah Oteh

DB

6'0" 185

St. Louis, MO

Mary Institute St. Louis Country Day, MO

Athletic: Team Captain, 3-Time 1st Team All-ABC League, 3rd Team All State, National Football Foundation

and College Hall of Fame, Fox 2 News Athlete of Week, News Channel 5 Student Athlete of Week,

3-Yr Letter winner in Basketball and Track and Field; Head Coach is Joshua Smith

Academic: Class Citizenship Award 9th, 10th, and 11th, Glory of Missouri Award for Justice 10th and Fraternity 11th,

Modern and Classical Languages Honor Society, Diversity Council, Signet Society, African American Mentor Program.

Hobbies: Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Habitat for Humanity, and Reading. 

Personal: Born on January 30th, 1991.  Son of Gwendolyn Oteh and Ibeabuchi Oteh.

 

John Ryan

QB

6'2" 195

Exton, PA

William Penn Charter School, PA

Athletic: Team Captain, Football All League, Basketball Captain; Coached By Jeff Humble.

Academic: Honor Roll All Four Years. National Football Foundation.

Hobbies: Golf.

Personal: Born June 10th, 1990.  Son of Bernice Ryan and Michael Ryan.


 

Victor Carlton Showalter

LB

6'0" 195

Charlotte, NC

Charlotte Country Day School, NC

Athletic: Team Captain, 3-yr Varsity Letter Winner, 1st Team All-Conference, 1st Team All-State, Best blocker,

Selected to play in NC/SC All Star Oasis, Shrine Bowl Classic, 247 Tackles, 2-Yr Varsity Letter Winner in Wrestling,

 3-Yr Varsity Letter Winner in Lacrosse, Team Captain Lacrosse, State Champions 2006, 2008; Coached by Bob Witman.

Academic: National Honor Society

Hobbies: Kayaking, Tenor Saxophone, Fishing.

Personal: Born June 4th, 1990.  Son of Jane Victor Showalter and James Carlton Showalter Jr.

 

Jack Templeton

OL

6'4" 255

Ramsey, NJ

Don Bosco Prep, NJ

Athletic: Team Captain, Member of 3-time NJ Non-Public State Champions, 33-1 as Varsity Player, 1st Team All State,

1st Team All County, 1st Team Al- League; Coached by Greg Toal.

Academic: National Honor Society, Mathematics Honor Society, German Honor Society.

Hobbies: Lifting, Running, Reading, Video Games.

Personal: Born August 15th 1990.  Son of Mary Templeton and Richard Templeton.

 

Eli Tenuta

DE

6'4" 235

Sunderland, MD

The Hun School, NJ

Athletic: Listed as #4 best OLB in NJ by rivals,   NJ Star Ledger 2nd team all-prep defense, NISIAA all-prep

defense honorable mention, had 47 tackles with 10 tfl and 2 sacks, 10 rec. for 122 yds as TE, lettered in football

and track at Huntingtown HS (MD),  ran 300m hurdles and threw discus and shot; Coached by Dave Dudeck.

Academic: Maryland Athletic Association "minds in motion" scholar-athlete (2007-08), National Honor Society.

Hobbies: Watching Football.

Personal: Born March 19th, 1990.  Son of Cynthia Tenuta and Louis Tenuta.


 

Vincent Tumbleson

WR

6'0" 188

North Prairie, WI

Kettle Moraine High School, WI

Athletic: Team Captain, 1st Team All-Conference, 1st Team All-Area, 1st Team All-County, 37 Receptions for

678 yds, 9 TDs.  104 Rushes for 672 yds,  6 TDS; Coached by Mike Fink.

Academic: National Honor Society, State Chemistry Olympiad Finalist, 3-Time DECA State Champions,

DECA National Competitor.

Hobbies: Video Editing, Graphic Design, Reading, Music, and Marketing.

Personal: Born November 17th, 1990.  Son of Mary Tumbleson, Deceased, and Thomas Tumbleson.

 

Ross Walthall

DE

6'4" 240

Carmel, IN

Indianapolis Cathedral HS, IN

Athletic: Team Captain, 4A State Champ, 1st Team All-State, Region 7 All-Star, All-City, Cathedral

Mental Attitude Award, 3-yr Varsity Record of 36-7, 8 Sacks, 12 Hurries, 6 other Tackles for Loss;

Coached by Rick Streiff.

Academic: Academic All-State, National Honor Society, Christian Scholar Athlete Award in memory of

John Bissmeyer, High Honor Roll 9-12.

Hobbies: Reading, Weight Lifting, Service, Listening to Music, Comedy, Debate Team.

Personal: Born February 22nd, 1991.  Son of Dianne Walthall and John Walthall.

 

Reed Watne

DB

6'0" 195

Los Angeles, CA

Loyola HS, CA
Athletic: 1st Team All League, Defensive MVP, 62 Tackles, 1 INT, CIF Finalist in 100M Dash; Coached by Coach Kearin.

Academic: Principles Honor Roll

Hobbies: Backpacking, woodworking.

Personal: Son of Anne Watne and Kevin Watne.


 

Stephen Zambetti

FB

6'1" 225

Germantown, TN

Germantown HS, TN

Athletic: Team Captain, 3-Yr Letter Winner, 1st Team All Region, 1st Team All Metro, Team MVP,

Commercial Appeal Defensive Player of Week, Old Spice Player of Year, Liberty Bowl All Star Game,

120 Tackles, 89 carries 460 yds, 29 Punts 992 yds; Coached by Charlie White.

Academic: National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Math National Honor Society, Published author in Creative

Communications Inc., Cum Laude in National Latin Exam, Football Team Student Athlete Award, Rowe Belcher Scholarship Award Winner. 

Hobbies: Fishing, Working out, Watching Movies, Guitar.

Personal: Born August 6th, 1990.  Son of Stacey Zambetti and Gerard Zambetti.