Joe Harasymiak on Maine Football’s 2016 recruiting class


Maine head football coach Joe Harasymiak joined Downtown to talk about the new 2016 recruiting class for the program. Harasymiak first talked about what it was like to have his own recruiting class for the first time and also mentioned the new hiring of Liam Coen as the team’s offensive coordinator. He spoke about the Maine based recruits in Hunter Smith (Dover, ME) and Owen Elliot (Saco, ME) and why he’s so excited to bring them in. Harasymiak said that the team will have a new offense than the year prior, but said that everyone has a chance gain playing time, including the new recruits.

Maine football brought in 15 student athletes to play for the program and they are listed below:

Alejandro Alvarado G 6-1 260 Bergenfield, N.J./Bergenfield
Skylar Bowman DT 6-3 270 Hanover, PA./South Western
Earnest Edwards WR 5-10 180 Rochester, N.Y./Aquinas Institute
Owen Elliott LB 6-0 210 Saco, ME./Thornton Academy
Chris Ferguson QB 6-4 220 Fort Washington, PA./La Salle Academy
Jaron Grayer LB 6-0 215 Steelton, PA./Steelton-Highspire
Joshua Mack RB 6-1 190 Rochester, N.Y./Mendon/Sutherland
Alejandro Oregon DE 6-2 230 Brooklyn, N.Y./Lincoln
Manny Patterson DB 5-10 170 Baltimore, MD./Mount St. Joseph
DeAndre Scott DB 5-9 190 Philadelphia, PA./Imhotep Charter/ASU
Hunter Smith WR 6-3 190 Dover-Foxcroft, ME./Foxcroft Academy
Jesse Stauffer DB 5-8 190 Waldorf, MD./North Point
Deshawn Stevens LB 6-2 230 Toronto, Ontario/Kent School
Demian Thomas S 6-0 195 Camden, N.J./Camden
Zaire Williams RB 5-11 195 Sicklerville, N.J./Timber Creek/Temple