Sunday, January 20, 2013

Green Lands Lineman

Naperville North (Ill.) lineman Mike Langman has Tweeted his commitment, writing yesterday, "Officially committed to play football at Dartmouth College next fall! Thank you so much to everyone who's helped me out along the way."

Langman is a 6-foot-5, 275-pound tackle who was his conference offensive lineman of the year. From his Hudl page:
Tom Lemming All Area Award - 2010 - Underclasmen
Special Teams Player of the Week - 9/16/11
2011 All Conference - 2nd Team
Voted Team Captain for 2012 Season
2012 ~Unanimous All Conference 1st Team Dupage Valley Conference 8A
2012~ Offensive Lineman of the Year - DuPage Valley Conference 8A
Here's a brief sophomore year video interview with a very polished young man.
Also per Twitter, Florida receiver Jon Marc Carrier was in Hanover last week and is visiting Brown this weekend. Carrier attends Steinbrenner High School along with Kendall Pearcey, who also took a visit to Dartmouth (link).

Carrier's father, Mark, played 12 years in the NFL as a wide receiver with the Tampa Bay Bucs, Cleveland Browns and Carolina Panthers. (link) Already committed to Dartmouth is Lucas Bavaro, whose father Mark had a fine NFL career as a bruising tight end.

It probably doesn't hurt Dartmouth's chances that Big Green receivers coach Cortez Hankton also played wide receiver in the NFL, also was on the Bucs, and like the senior Carrier, grew up in Louisiana. Check out the younger Carrier's highlight video.
As expected John Idzik '82 has been named GM of the New York Jets. Idzik was a wide receiver at Dartmouth whose career was limited by injury. Dartmouth coach Buddy Teevens, a senior quarterback when Idzik was a freshman, is widely quoted in this Newark Star-Ledger story.

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