St. Mary's Crockett Chooses
Colgate University

Brain Crockett signs his letter of intent for Colgate University

Brain Crockett signs his letter of intent for Colgate University

Story Highlights

  • full grant scholarship
  • Carries A 3.9 G.P.A.
  • Joins a long line of SMHS Division I offensive lineman

Crockett's athletic ability coupled with his outstanding performance in the classroom attracted an enormous amount of attention from schools all over the northeast. The 6'4'' 285 lb. lineman carries a 3.9 G.P.A and is a member of the National Honor Society and Math Honor Society. Crockett has garnered two time First Team All-B.C.S.L. recognition. Over the past two seasons, he has led the Gael potent running attack which this year featured two of the area's best running backs in sophomore Kyree Tyson Jones, (930 yds.) and freshman Qa'dree Hubbard (1,132 yds.).

"Brian is the quintessential student athlete. He is smart, articulate, and a mature young man who has always had his priorities in order. His dedication both on the field and in the classroom is one of many admirable qualities he possesses," said Principal Roy Corso. "He has overcome a great deal of adversity in his life, and that is what makes everyone in the St. Mary community so proud of him."

Brian joins a long line of St. Mary High School Division I offensive lineman. Recently, two were listed in the news that played in N.F.L Super Bowls, Bob DeMarco and Stan Walters. Currently, St. Mary grad Mike Schmeding is playing at powerhouse Michigan State. Additionally, line coach Brandon Graham finished an accolade filled football career at New Hampshire University last spring.

"I owe a tremendous amount of my success to my coaches who believed me and pushed me to get better each season," said Crockett. "My family, coaches, and teammates were my greatest assets in attaining this goal."