Danny Cronin, 6-foot-3, 200-pound quarterback/athlete from Immaculate Conception Catholic Prep in Elmhurst, Ill. Don Dobes, Dartmouth defensive coordinator, linebacker coach and recruiter extraordinaire strikes again per Cronin's TWITTER. Find his highlights HERE.
As a quarterback last year Cronin completed 132-of-213 passes (62 percent) for 1,629 yards, 25 touchdowns and six interceptions. He ran 113 times for 897 yards (7.9 yards per) with six touchdowns. Defensively he had 48 tackles, three interceptions, four breakups and a fumble recovery in his first year after transferring from Fenwick High School in Oak Park, Ill. (LINK)
His Twitter feed lists him with offers from Eastern Illinois, Minnesota Duluth and the University of Sioux Falls Cougars.
•Defensive lineman Derrell Porter's commitment to Dartmouth is a subject of a story on the TribLive website. (LINK) The story mentions he chose the Big Green over offers at West Virginia Wesleyan and Lake Erie College.
•The Dartmouth recruiting list so far (with the usual caveats):
Marquist Allen, 6-4, 265, DL, Davis HS/Davis, Calif.
Dario Arazi, 6-6, 225, DL, Brooklyn Tech/Brooklyn, N.Y.*
Josh Balara, 6-3, 290, OL, Dallas /Dallas, Pa.*
Isaac Boston, 5-10, 170, WR, Springfield Central/Springfield, Mass.*
Danny Cronin, 6-3, 200, QB-A, IC Catholic/Elmhurst, Ill.
Jack Dyett, 6-5, 210, TE, Brentwood School/Los Angeles, Calif.*
Tyler Green, 5-10,210, TB, Mill Valley HS/Shawnee, Kan.
Thomas Hartnett, 6-3, 290 OL, Pittsburgh Central Catholic/Pittsburgh, Pa.*
Dylan Lacroix, 6-3, 215, DL, Park Vista Community/Lake Worth, Fla.
Devon Lingle, 6-2, 202 QB, Fletcher HS/Neptune Beach, Fla.*
Cameron Maddox, 6-2, 195, DB, Cheshire Academy/Monroe, N.C.
Tyson McCloud, 6-1, 195 OLB/S, North Broward Prep/Coconut Creek, Fla.
Gannon McCorkle, 6-3, 235 DL, Phillips Exeter Academy/Gambrills, Md.*
Onye Onuoha, 6-1, 200 DB, Far Northeast HS/Denver.
Ross Parrish, 6-4, 225, TE, Anderson High School/Cincinnati, Ohio
Derrell Porter, 6-1, 255, DL, Penn Hills HS/Pittsburgh, Pa.
Vachon Raye, 5-11, 165, DB, Washington HS/Atlanta
Paxton Scott, 6-1, 183 WR, St. Mark’s/Dallas*
Nick Schwitzgebel, 6-3, 285, OL, St. Ignatius/Cleveland*
Ethan Sipe, 6-5, 260, OL, Ensworth School/Nashville, Tenn.*
Leonard St Gourdin, 6-3, 190, DB, Deerfield Academy/Malden, Mass.*
Jarmone Sutherland, 5-11, 175, WR, Newman HS/New Orleans, La.
Wade Williams, 6-2, 185, QB, Brentwood Academy/Brentwood, Tenn.*
* – Confirmed early decision admits
(Additions, corrections welcomed via the contact form off to the right.)
Expect roughly another half-dozen commitments on or before National Signing Day on Feb. 5.
Note: As always, BGA will be posting pictures and links to stories on Signing Day.