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Fred Hansard

Fred Hansard      DL | 6-3 | 302
247 ★★★   ESPN ★★★★   Rivals ★★★★   Scout ★★★★

Selected Penn State over Alabama, Boston College, California, Clemson, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Kentucky, Miami (Fla.), Michigan, Michigan State, Mississippi, Mississippi State, Nebraska, North Carolina, Ohio State, Oklahoma, Pitt, Purdue, Rutgers, Syracuse, Temple, Tennessee, Texas A&M,UCLA, USC, Virginia Tech, Wisconsin

"Fred brings a rare combination of size, strength, speed and explosiveness. Combine those things with how physical he plays the game and you have a kid that will be able to dominate the line of scrimmage at the next level."

High School: Three-year letterman for head coach Todd Smith at The Hun School...Two-time team captain...Guided the Raiders to their third-straight Mid-Atlantic Prep League Championship with a perfect 8-0 record in 2016...Helped The Hun School to a perfect 8-0 record and a Mid-Atlantic Prep League title in 2015...Led the Raiders to the MAPL Championship with a 7-1 record...Went 23-1 in three seasons at The Hun School...Selected to play in for the U.S. U19 National Team the inaugural North American Championship (formerly the International Bowl) in Orlando...Selected first-team USA Today All-State as a senior...Earned a spot on the Prep "A" All-State first team in 2014, 2015 and 2016...Named All-Mid-Atlantic Prep League Defensive Player of the Year as a senior...Tabbed All-Prep A Defensive Player of the Year and first team honoree as a senior...Selected to Times of Trenton All-Area first team three times...Was on the All-MAPL first team in junior and senior seasons...Named Team MVP as a senior...Recorded 59 tackles, 8.5 sacks, 14 tackles for loss with two forced fumbles as a senior...Had 39 tackles, 9.0 tackles for loss, 5.0 sacks and three forced fumbles as a junior...Tallied 41 tackles, 16 tackles for loss, 5.0 sacks and two pass deflections as a sophomore...Returned a fumble recovery 52 yards for a touchdown in 2014...Rated a four-star prospect by ESPN, Rivals and Scout and a three-star prospect by 247Sports...Ranked No. 137 overall, No. 8 at defensive tackle and No. 2 prospect in New Jersey by Rivals...Ranked No. 143 in the ESPN300...Ranked as the No. 12 defensive tackle, No. 4 prospect in New Jersey and No. 16 in region by ESPN...Ranked as the No. 32 defensive tackle and No. 13 in New Jersey by 247Sports...Ranked No. 19 at defensive tackle overall, second in the East and No. 1 in New Jersey by Scout.

Personal: Full name is Frederick Josiah Hansard...Son of Roxanne and Frederick James Hansard...Hobbies include football and basketball...Interested in majoring in communications with career aspirations to become a sports broadcaster...Born May 14, 1998 in Staten Island, New York.

2017 Signing Day Central