Western Pa. football recruits make official commitments during early signing period

Wednesday, December 18, 2019 | 8:41 AM

The early signing period for Division I football recruits arrived Wednesday and high school seniors across Western Pennsylvania took to social media to reveal their official commitments.

FBS and FCS recruits can sign a National Letter of Intent through Friday or wait until the traditional signing period Feb. 5.

The service academies (Navy, Army, etc.) don’t use LOIs but instead provide a certificate of commitment athletes can sign ceremonially. Additionally, Ivy League schools don’t offer athletic scholarships, so those recruits also aren’t required to sign LOIs.

Division I FBS

Name, High school, Pos., College

AJ Beatty, Central Catholic, DE, North Carolina

Michael Carmody, Mars, OT, Notre Dame

Zuriah Fisher, Aliquippa, LB, Penn State

Dayon Hayes, Westinghouse, DL, Pitt

Ben Jackson, West Greene, RB, Army*

Josh Kaltenberger, Seneca Valley, OL, Purdue

Kevin Meeder, Seneca Valley, OL, Ball State

Chase Mitchell, Washington, OL, Liberty

Ron Novosedliak, North Hills, OL, Central Michigan

Michael Petrof, Ligonier Valley, DL, Navy*

Josh Rawlings, Woodland Hills, TE, Virginia

Jack Salopek, Norwin, QB, Western Michigan

Michael Snowden, University Prep, LB, Akron

Division I FCS

Name, High school, Pos., College

Hayden Baron, Belle Vernon, OL, RMU

Fintan Brose, Hempfield, OL, Delaware

Cole Graham, Hempfield, OL, St. Francis (Pa.)

Christian Jablonski, Ligonier Valley, DL, Lehigh

Riley Kemper, Burgettstown, OL, RMU

Carson Primrose, North Catholic, OL, Sacred Heart

Jackson Pruitt, Jeannette, DB, Youngstown State

Max Schipani, Seton LaSalle, DB, Albany

Sam Sheridan, North Allegheny, DE, Lehigh

Wylie Spiker, Ligonier Valley, OL, St. Francis (Pa.)

*Signed a non-binding certificate of commitment

Here’s a look at Wednesday’s announcements:

Michael Carmody, Mars, OL

Zuriah Fisher, Aliquippa, LB

Josh Kaltenberger, Seneca Valley, OL

Kevin Meeder, Seneca Valley, OL

Dayon Hayes, Westinghouse, DL

Jack Salopek, Norwin, QB

Fintan Brose, Hempfield, OL

Michael Snowden, University Prep, LB

Ronald Novosedliak, North Hills, OL

Josh Rawlings, Woodland Hills, TE

A.J. Beatty, Cental Catholic, DE

Jackson Pruitt, Jeannette, DB

Max Schipani, Seton LaSalle, DB

Sam Sheridan, North Allegheny, DE

Carson Primrose, North Catholic, OL

Chase Mitchell, Washington, OL

Riley Kemper, Burgettstown, OL

Christian Jablonski, Ligonier Valley, DL

Wylie Spiker, Ligonier Valley, OL

Michael Petrof, Ligonier Valley, DL

Benjamin Jackson, West Greene, RB/LB

Cole Graham, Hempfield, OL

Hayden Baron, Belle Vernon, OL

Chris Harlan is a Tribune-Review Staff Writer. You can contact Chris by email at charlan@triblive.com or via Twitter .

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