Stepinac returns for 2014 loaded, especially at the skill positions. But I’ll have more on the Crusaders in the coming weeks.
First, a related topic: As you probably heard Sunday night, Stepinac QB Brandon Coleman announced his commitment to Navy. The 5-foot-10, 160-pound Yonkers resident threw for 1,144 yards and 12 touchdowns and rushed for another 717 yards and eight scores as a junior. (Above is a photo of Coleman and Navy head coach Ken Niumataolo from Coleman’s visit to Annapolis on Aug. 9.)
The dual-threat quarterback also carries a 4.0 GPA and is ranked fifth in the Stepinac Class of 2015. No surprise that his suitors also included Harvard, Yale and Davidson.
Coleman visited all four schools. Here are his reasons for choosing Navy, plus more on Stepinac’s expectations: