Boston High School: Ed Kiley

New Hampton's Kiley commits to Penn State

July, 26, 2011
ESPN's Roger Brown is reporting that New Hampton (N.H.) quarterback Jake Kiley has verbally committed to Penn State for the fall of 2012.

The Nittany Lions extended a scholarship offer to the Plymouth, N.H. native last night, and it didn't take Kiley long to make his commitment.

Brown writes:

Kiley received an offer from Penn State on Monday night, and committed to the Nittany Lions on Tuesday afternoon. He said he would have committed even sooner, but was unable to reach Penn State assistant coach Bill Kenney by phone.

"Penn State was my No. 1 school," Kiley said. "It would have been crazy not to take the offer.

"I went to the Penn State-Michigan State game last year and that was when I really got a taste of what Penn State is about. What was important to me in the process was picking a school that was solid academically and athletically. Penn State has a great mixture of both."

Kiley's other offer came from New Hampshire, an FBS program about a 90-minute drive from his home. He attended a Penn State camp in late June. Connecticut, Duke and Virginia were among the other schools that showed serious interest in Kiley, who will be a senior in the fall.

"[Penn State] has been real good throughout the whole recruiting process," New Hampton coach Ed Kiley -- Jake's father -- said. "They were really up front with him.

"He's worked hard and it paid off for him."

Kiley plays quarterback and defensive back for New Hampton, but will likely line up at either receiver or defensive back in college.

"They just told me athlete," Jake said. "I'll even kick if I have to."

Local coaches invited to NFL summit

July, 18, 2011
The National Football League has announced that 51 top high school football coaches, one from each state and Washington, D.C., have been selected to participate in the 11th annual NFL-USA Football Youth Football Summit during the lead up to the 2011 Hall of Fame Weekend on July 20-21 in Canton.

The Summit will be held at the Kent State Stark Professional Education & Conference Center and is funded by the NFL Youth Football Fund (YFF).

Here's a look at the New England coaches participating in the Summit this week:

Connecticut - Brian Crudden, Windham High School
Maine - Kevin Cooper, Bonny Eagle High School
Massachusetts - Roosevelt Robinson, Madison Park High School
New Hampshire - Ed Kiley, New Hampton School
Rhode Island - Generro Ferraro, Burrillville High School
Vermont- Tom Perry, Colchester High School

New Hampton's Kiley drawing FBS interest

April, 25, 2011
ESPN's Roger Brown checks in today with New Hampton (N.H.) quarterback Jake Kiley, who is drawing interest locally from Boston College and UConn, primarily as a wide receiver or defensive back.

"I met with [BC assistant coach] Sean Devine briefly and they want me to go to a one-day camp," Kiley told Brown. "If I perform there I think I'll be OK. I think I'll be going to their first session [of summer camp]."

Kiley, who has been clocked as fast as 4.56 seconds in the 40, also told Brown that he thought he was close to getting an offer from UConn last season before head coach Randy Edsall bolted for the same position at Maryland.

"I think I'm still in the running for an offer from UConn," Kiley said. "I think I'll know by the time I attend a one-day camp there. I really feel like if I go to camp and do OK I'll be all set."

Kiley, whose father Ed is the head coach at the New Hampton, N.H. prep school, plans to attend camps at BC, UConn, Maryland, Virginia Tech, Duke and Penn State this summer.

For more recruiting updates on New England's top high school football talent, be sure to check out Brown's blog.

Interest in New Hampton's Kiley picking up

February, 22, 2011
ESPN's Roger Brown checks in today on his blog with New Hampton (N.H.) quarterback/defensive back Jake Kiley, who earlier this month attended a junior day at Boston College and is scheduled to be at UConn's junior day this weekend. Virginia and Maryland have also shown interest in the 6-foot-1, 170-pounder.

"Penn State is still in the mix," Jake's father Ed Kiley, who is also New Hampton's head coach, told Brown. "He'll probably visit Duke at the end of March. We'll take a look at Villanova, JMU, Richmond and UNH too. He's keeping an open mind."

For more recruiting updates on New England's top football talent, be sure to check out Brown's blog.