UChicago Announces Class of 2016

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CHICAGO -- University of Chicago Head Football Coach Dick Maloney announced today the team's incoming freshmen for the 2012 season.

The 23-member class represents 12 different states, with five players from New Jersey; four each from Illinois and Texas; two each from Michigan and Ohio; and one from Alabama, California, Colorado, Massachusetts, Missouri, and New York.

Chicago's incoming freshman class features 14 defensive players and nine offensive performers.

The Maroons kick off their 2012 campaign Saturday, Sept. 1 when they entertain Beloit College at Stagg Field. Chicago posted a 5-5 mark this past season.

UChicago Football Class of 2016

Brock Appenzeller OL 6-2 275 Mesquite, Texas (John Horn)
Vincent Beltrano DB 5-10 185 Wood Dale, Ill. (Addison Trail)
Spencer Byrne DB 5-11 185 Des Peres, Mo. (Chaminade)
Mitch Catino DB 5-11 180 Maineville, Ohio (Moeller)
Ben Clark RB 5-11 190 Newton, Mass. (Pennington, N.J)
Colton Clark LB 6-0 205 Arlington, Texas (Oakridge)
Sam Coleman WR 5-9 165 Wetumpka, Ala. (Edgewood Academy)
Paul Comet LB 5-11 195 Champaign, Ill. (St. Thomas More)
Christopher Dengler RB 5-10 175 Haddonfield, N.J. (Haddonfield)
Joe Eroyan DL 6-3 230 Novi, Mich. (St. Mary's Prep)
Michael Fikaris LB 6-1 210 Clarendon Hills, Ill. (Hinsdale Central)
Kyle Kunze LB 6-1 215 Williamsville, N.J. (St. Augustine)
Josh Little QB 6-2 205 Springboro, Ohio (Springboro)
Colin Macri QB 6-3 215 Asbury, N.J. (North Hunterdon)
Nathan Massey FB 5-11 215 Bartlett, Ill. (Bartlett)
Ryan Oros LB 6-1 212 Freehold, N.J. (Colts Neck)
Nicholas Pielech LB 5 10 205 Houston, Texas (Strake Jesuit)
Jacob Romeo CB 6 0 190 Lake Orion, Mich. (Notre Dame)
Sergio Ruffolo LB 6-2 210 Webster, N.Y. (Webster Thomas)
Greg Thome CB 6-0 175 Valparaiso, Ind. (Valparaiso)
Cole Thoms WR 6-4 185 Round Rock, Texas (Round Rock)
Mitchell Vashon DL 6-3 265 Centennial, Colo. (Cherokee Trail)
Justin Waney FB 6-0 225 San Diego, Calif. (Clairemont)
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