When it comes to producing football talent in south Florida, everyone knows that we have more than our share of top-flight prospects competing at colleges across the country.
Nearly any game on Saturday will have a number of Miami-Dade and Broward County athletes making an impact throughout the nation. But did you also realize that this a region of the country that also has a number of student-athletes getting it done at schools in the Ivy League?
At Dartmouth College, the Big Green feature a number of Floridians on the roster - including a south Florida defensive backfield that includes (27) Vernon Harris, (St. Thomas Aquinas), (28) Justin Porter (Chaminade-Madonna), (3) Frankie Hernandez, Belen Jesuit, (24) Jarius Brown, University School and (19) Darius George from Cardinal Gibbons.
In all, Dartmouth features Floridians Brian Grove (W. Palm Beach King's Academy), Zach Slafsky (American Heritage Delray), Sean Ronan (Boca Raton), Joshua Clark (Bradenton Christian), Jon Marc Carrier (Lutz Steinbrenner) and Blake Orvis (Orlando Boone).