More Shore commits as National Signing Day draws near

Raritan linebacker Ryan Dickens made national headlines when his scholarship offer was pulled at UConn.  We’ve got the new college home for Dickens plus a commitment from 2016 SSZ Zoneman Trophy winner Mike Husni of Toms River North

Ryan Dickens commits to Lafayette

Raritan linebacker Ryan Dickens didn’t expect to steal national headlines in the heat of recruiting season.  A commit to the University of Connecticut in the summer, Dickens had his scholarship pulled by new UConn football coach Randy Edsall two weeks ago despite being assured a scholarship on New Year’s Day according to Dickens mother.  As the situation was discussed on ESPN and articles were written all across the country, Dickens began to garner offers from FCS schools and has chosen to play in Pennsylvania for Lafayette:

Mike Husni Commits to Marist

Toms River North quarterback and 2016 SSZ Zoneman Trophy winner Mike Husni is on his way to Poughkeepsie, NY to play Division I FCS football.  Husni announced over the weekend that he is set to sing on Wednesday with the Marist Red Foxes:

More Weekend Commitments

Rumson-Fair Haven wide receiver Tyler Pierson committed to Hobart and William Smith College.  His teammate, quarterback Michael O’Connor, is now set to sign with Bryant in Rhode Island after originally committing to Colgate.  Brick Township captain John Prato is on his way to Kutztown in Pennsylvania and will sign on Wednesday alongside teammate Ja’Sir Taylor who will ink with Wake Forest.

SSZ’s Signing Day 2017 Coverage

Signing Day is a big deal to us here at SSZ.  It’s a chance for us to celebrate the hard work of the athletes we cover every day!  We’ll get all the cameras out and get to as many ceremonies as possible and post interviews and pictures throughout the day.  Here’s what our tour is looking like right now.  Coaches, if you have a ceremony scheduled, please email and we’ll do our very best to attend.

7:15 am: Toms River North

9:00 am: Mater Dei Prep

9:00 am: Red Bank Catholic

10:00 am: Rumson-Fair Haven

10:30 am: Middletown North

11:00 am: Middletown South

12 noon: Brick Township

2:00 pm: Shore Regional

2:15 pm: Red Bank Regional

2:30 pm: Raritan

4:00 pm Ocean Township