There has not been an abundance of news trickling out of the football offices of Ray Tompkins House recently, but thankfully YDN’s Jared Fel has continued producing exceptional content on the team. It sounds as though spring ball was very productive with players finally able to utilize helmets and footballs in practice as the school entered Phase II of the protocols. With over 60% of the squad taking the fall semester off, it is great news that the players are finally getting in much needed work to prepare for a tough schedule in 2021. Unfortunately, the practices were closed to the public, so we are devoid of any thoughtful analysis of the current level of play.
The Falcons selected the talented tight end Kyle Pitts in the 1st Round of the NFL Draft which could make life harder on former Yalie, Jaeden Graham, although he’s played well enough to keep his roster spot or make another NFL squad. Look for teammate Foye Oluokun to continue improving for the Falcons and gaining notoriety around the league in the upcoming season.
Coach Reno brought in another talented recruiting class ranked 3rd in the Ivy League according to 247 Sports with four 3-Star players. Harvard and Princeton led the pack with five 3-Star players each. Once the recruits are officially named by Yale, we will post our initial impressions based on their game films and statistics.
Keep an eye out for our positional breakdowns coming in the next few weeks.