|Justin Falcinelli signs with Clemson - Bio, Highlights, Rankings|
|by Tony Crumpton - Associate Editor - Wednesday, February 5, 2014 8:11 AM||
Pos: OT Height: 6-5 Weight: 300 Hometown: Middleton, MD (Middleton HS) Class: 2014
|#27 OT, #7 MD, 79 Grade||#38 OT, #12 MD||#29 OG||#63 OT, #15 MD, 87 Grade|
Falcinelli was named to the Maryland All-State Team for three straight years. In games, he appears to have a nasty streak that you want from your offensive lineman.
Some of his other offers included Maryland, Stanford, Penn State, Boston College, West Virginia, Nebraska, and Virginia.
Both Clemson offensive lineman now have signed their NLI for Clemson.
Bio: Offensive lineman who comes to Clemson from a winning program in Middletown, MD...versatile player who can play guard and tackle on either side of the line of scrimmage...a leader of a program that won state championships in 2011, 2012 and 2013...team was 41-1 over his three years as a starter, winning each of the last 36 games...has a Middletown High teammate who will be a freshman at Florida State...three-year all-state player...consensus first-team all-state as offensive tackle as junior and senior and first-team all-state as a defensive lineman as a sophomore...played on both sides of the ball as a starter each of his last three years...also played as a freshman on a team that reached state championship game...ranked as 12th best player in state of Maryland by Rivals.com and 16th best player in the state by 247Sports.com...recorded 108 tackles in his career on the defensive side of the ball, including 42 as a junior (2012)...also an outstanding lacrosse athlete who will be four-year letterman for Middletown...his ability to play lacrosse speaks well to his footwork...member of the National Honor Society, Maryland Scholar and named an APEX Scholar...his father, David, played one year of football at Notre Dame and is a Notre Dame graduate...has a brother who is on academic scholarship as engineering student at University of Maryland...recruited by Brent Venables...also had offers from Maryland, Nebraska, Pittsburgh and Rutgers...wore #73 in high school on the gridiron...played his high school football for Kevin Lynott.
Mickey Plyler on Falcinelli: "Clemson surprised some by grabbing an offensive lineman from Maryland. This is a big body that has a chance to develop after a red-shirt season. Some schools recruited him as an interior lineman, while some think he will be a tackle. My guess is that he may fit more inside starting out his career."
Reminds Plyler of: Nathan Bennett
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