Brooklyn Skyhawks Football Club: Hawks in HS

Skyhawks at Top High Schools in NYC Metro Area
grad cap & diploma
In addition to graduating from the city's numerous public schools, Skyhawk players have been accepted to or graduated from the following high schools (all schools located in NYC unless otherwise noted):

Specialized NYC Public

Bronx HS of Science
Brooklyn College Academy
Brooklyn Technical


Bishop Ford
Bishop Loughlin
Holy Cross
Hudson Catholic Regional (Jersey City, NJ)
LaSalle Academy
Nazareth Regional
St. Francis Prep


Packer Collegiate Institute
Polytechic Preparatory (Poly Prep) Country Day School

Skyhawks & Post Season HS Honors
These former Skyhawks received All-Borough, All-City and/or All-State honors for their performance during the football season. We have also listed high school and/or college attended as well. Selection to the "All-City" and "All-Borough" teams were made by either the NY Daily News and/or New York Newsday. Selection to the "All-State" team was made by the New York State Sportswriters Association.


Dyon Moore - 2nd team Star Ledger All-State (NJ)All Non-Public defense, 1st team Star Ledger All-Hudson County Defense End at Hudson Catholic Regional HS (Jersey City, NJ). Currently being recruited by Univ. of Akron, Stony Brook and Univ. of Albany.

Lansford Watson - All-American, All-State and All City WR at Abraham Lincoln HS. Participating in the US Army All-American Bowl on Jan. 6, 2007. Lansford has verbally committed to attend University of Maryland in Fall 2007.


Tyrell Escoffrey - 1st Team All-City Linebacker at Brooklyn Technical HS. Tyrell has an 85 avg. and scored over 1200 on his SAT's. Currently being recruited by Hofstra University.


Neil Lewis - 1st team All-City and All-Brooklyn at Abraham Lincoln HS. Neil rushed for 1,372 yards, eight TD's and seven two-point conversions.


Kojo Cottoy - All-City (2nd team) and All Brooklyn at Abraham Lincoln HS. Kojo led the PSAL in tackles with 106. He also contibuted with a fumble recovery, a sack and an interception.

Niquaan Gaymon - All-Brooklyn at Abraham Lincoln HS. Niquaan (QB)finished second in the league in passing TDs with 17. He threw for 1,343 yards and ran for 243 yards while scoring 5 TDs on the ground.
To make matters worse, he only a SOPHOMORE!!!

Jerrell Smith - All-City (2nd team) and All-Queens at St. Francis Prep. Jerrell rushed for 1, 276 yards and 8 TDs. His rushing total was the 4th highest in CHSFL AAA Division. Jerrell accounted for 1,632 all-purpose yards.


Leon Williams - All-American, All-State and All-City LB at Canarsie High School. Completed his career at the Univ. of Miami (Fla) Hurricanes; Currently a 4th round selection of the NFL Cleveland Browns.


Lance Bennett - All-City, All-Brooklyn RB at Poly Prep Country Day School. Currently an artist signed with Will Smith Records; enrolled at Indiana University playing his senior season in 2006.

Russell Jessamy - All-Brooklyn RB at Canarsie High School

Allen Lyons - All-Brooklyn QB at New Utrecht High School. Currently attending Hofstra Univ.


Cinque McKetty - All-City, All-Brooklyn LB at Poly Prep Country Day School. Attending Univ. of Delaware on scholarship; graduated from Fordham University in May, 2003.


Terrance Gray - All-Queens QB/DB at Bayside High School. Graduate of Oregon State Univ.

Robert Lavender - All-City, All-Brooklyn RB at John Jay High School

Shawn Lundie - All-Brooklyn RB at James Madison High School

Gary McGowan - All-Brooklyn QB at Canarsie High School

Tarik Simpson - All-Brooklyn WR/DB at Canarsie High School. Garduate of Southeast Missouri State University.

Reed (Jamal) Tunison - All-Brooklyn DB at Nazareth regional High School. 2002 Graduate of Bucknell University.


Kwesi Daniels - All-State, All-City RB/LB at Sheepshead Bay HS. Graduated from Univ. of Cincinnati

Bergre Escorbores - All-Queens WR at August Martin High School

James Lavender - All-Brooklyn RB at John Jay High School

Neville Thorne - All-Brooklyn RB/DB at Lafayette High School


Gordon Tunison - All-Brooklyn RB/DB at Nazareth Regional High School

Taji Randle - All-Brooklyn RB/DB at Thomas Jefferson High School. Attended Texas Southern Univ. Currently an Assistant Coach at Thomas Jefferson HS


Owen Larman - All-State, All-City LB at Canarsie High School. Selected as Brooklyn Player of the Year

Frantz Jourdain - All-State, Two(2)Time All-City RB/DB at Sheepshead Bay High School. Selected as Brooklyn Player of the Year as a Junior in 1990. Graduated from Univ. of Rhode Island. Currently a scout for the Super Bowl Champion New England Patriots.


Anthony Barnes - All-City, All-Brooklyn RB at Nazareth Regional HS.

Kharon Brown - All-Brooklyn QB at James Madison HS.Accepted scholarship to Univ. of Kansas and later transferred to Hofstra Univ.
Graduated as one of the better QB's in the program.

Teart Jackson - All-City LB at Sheepshead Bay HS.

Royston Jones - All-City LB at Abraham Lincoln HS accepted scholarship to Univ. of Wisconsin.

Frantz Jourdain - All-City QB/DB at Sheepshead Bay HS. Became one of the most heavily recruited players in the City over the next two years.


Anthony Long - All-Brooklyn at Samuel Tilden HS


Clive Harding - All-City, All-Brooklyn at Abraham Lincoln High School. Scored 4 TDs in PSAL Championship Game.


Devon Mitchell - All-Brooklyn at Samuel Tilden High school. Attended Univ. of Iowa. (Expanded profile is in "Notable Alumni" page)