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2010 Ivy League Floridians

While there are some impressive football players competing at different levels of football across the country from the Sunshine State, it's always fun to check out what athletes from Florida are combining education and athletics.

There are 54 players from this state who are currently competing at these prestigious Ivy League institutions. Impressive!

Stephen Fox, OL, DL, 6-2, 260, So., Eagle Lake Lake Region
Kyle Johnson, WR, 6-2, 205, Sr., Ft. Lauderdale St. Thomas Aquinas
Benjamin Noury, DB, 5-11, 200, So., Spring Hill Springstead
Clayton Paino, OL, 6-3, 270, Fr., Tarpon Springs
Joseph Rettig, DL, 6-1, 260, Jr., Clearwater Central Catholic
Zachary Tronti, RB, 5-11, 210, Sr., Ponta Vedra Beach Nease

Will Claunch, LB, 6-1, 220, Jr., Stuart South Fork
Tyler Feely, PK, 6-0, 155, Fr., Tampa Jesuit
Nathan Lenz, FB, 5-11, 225, Sr., Clearwater Central Catholic
Chris Rapka, QB, 6-4, 205, Fr., Ft. Lauderdale Cardinal Gibbons
Robert Sigmon, WR, 5-11, 185, So., Viera

Ben Heller, S, 6-2, 207, Sr., Miami Dr. Krop
Jordan Heller, WR, 6-2, 198, Jr., Miami Dr. Krop
Max Martinez, DB, 5-10, 190, So., Miami Belen Jesuit
Nick Booker-Tandy, RB, 5-7, 160, Jr., Pompano Beach Ely

Shawn Abuhoff, DB, 5-11, 190, Jr. Miami Dade Christian
Anthony DiBlasi, FS, 6-1, 185, Jr., Miami Belen Jesuit
Alex Douglas, FS, 6-2, 185, So., St. Johns Bartram Trail
Chad Hollis, DB, 5-10, 180, Jr., Longwood (Phillip's Academy)
Matthew Kelly, PK, 6-3, 210, Sr., Tampa Catholic
Conner Kempe, QB, 6-4, 225, North Palm Beach Benjamin
Aaron Mondshine, OL, 6-4, 285, Fr., Ft. Lauderdale Pine Crest
Dominick Pierre, RB, 6-0, 200, Fr., Ft. Lauderdale Calvary Christian
Diego Fernandez-Soto, LB, 6-0, 205, Sr., Miami Belen Jesuit
Garrett Waggoner, S, 6-0, 205, Sarasota Riverview

Nico Amaro, DB, 5-11, 170, Sr., Pembroke Pines Charter
Reynaldo Kirton, S, 6-2, 200, Fr., Ft. Lauderdale St. Thomas Aquinas
John Kolhauff, TE, 6-2, 240, So., Ft. Myers
David Leopard, OL, 6-2, 250, Fr., Ocala Trinity Catholic
Colton Lynch, DB, 5-10, 170, Fr., Ft. Myers Evangelical
Josue Ortiz, DT, 6-4, 260, Sr., Avon Park
Grant Sickle, DE, 6-4, 235, So., Riviera Beach Suncoast

PENN (12)
Ryan Becker, QB, 6-0, 205, Fr., Ft. Lauderdale St. Thomas Aquinas
Drew Goldsmith, DE, 6-3, 250, Sr., North Palm Beach Benjamin
Joey Grosso. LB, 6-0, 205, Fr., Boca Raton Pope John Paul II
Zach Heller, LB, 6-0, 235, Sr., Orlando Lake Highland Prep
A.J. Hewitt, LB, 6-0, 225, Sr., Winter Park Trinity Prep
Peter Hobson, LB, 6-0, 220, So., Tampa Jesuit
Alex Paino, LB, 6-0, 220, Sr., Tarpon Springs
Zach Perlman, WR, 6-4, 215, Jr., Ft. Lauderdale Pine Crest
Anthony Ramirez, OL, 6-3, 290, Jr., Orlando Dr. Phillips
Jason Rasmussen, LB, 6-1, 225, Jr., Orlando Lake Highland Prep
Mason Smith, RB, 6-2, 200, Fr., Satellite
Daniel Wallach, DL, 6-3, 250, Sr., Palm Beach Central

Malik Jackson, QB, 6-4, 215, Fr., Jacksonville Ribault
Taylor James, DB, 6-1, 185, Fr., Davie University School
Weston Palmer, DB, 6-0, 180, Sr., Wauchula Hardee
Grant Sieron, DB, 6-0, 210, Jr., Jacksonville Bolles

YALE (6)
Greg Carlson, P, 6-0, 182, Fr., Orlando Boone
Gio Christodoulou, WR, 5-10, 185, Sr., Miami Belen Jesuit
Dylan Drake, OLB, 6-3, 235, So., Ft. Lauderdale St. Thomas Aquinas
Colin Kruger, OL, 6-3, 268, Jr., Sarasota Riverview
Javi Sosa, RB, 5-9, 196, So., Miami Belen Jesuit
James Talerico, OL, 6-4, 270, Fr., Boca Raton Pope John Paul II

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Great list, nice to see the true student-athlete is still appreciated by a few in sports media.

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