National Signing Day 2013: tight end Andrew Isaacs

February 6, 2013

VITALS

Name: Andrew Isaacs.

Position: Tight end.

High school: Manchester (Conn.) High School.

Height, weight: 6 feet 3, 255 pounds.

Rank: Three stars (ESPN.com and 247sports.com)

SCOUTING REPORT

>>The two-time captain at Manchester caught 32 passes for 445 yards and five touchdowns his senior season, also amassing 103 tackles and 10 sacks on defense. Isaacs, who had offers from Boston College and Connecticut, among others, was named all-state this past season.

>> “He was the total package. What I heard from the beginning is No. 1, he’s an NFL tight end now in terms of … athletically. Coaches said they haven’t seen a kid with his athleticism, his hips, his hands and his speed all in one frame. Usually you get a blocker or a catcher. He has very soft hands, and obviously he can catch well. He’s very fluid in all his movements, the way he moves and blocks. He’s the total package in terms of being able to do all those things. He’s 6-3, 240 pounds, he works his tail off and he pretty much can do anything you want – block, catch, run. He’s got all the tools for the position.” – Manchester coach Marco Pizzoferrato, per the Baltimore Sun’s Matt Bracken.

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