QB | 6-3 | 220|
247 ★★★ ESPN ★★★ Rivals ★★★
FROM LEVIS' HEAD COACH ANDY GUYON
"Will Levis is an outstanding athlete and an even better young man. His skills on the field are matched by his skill in the classroom. He is a fine representative of the type of young man we strive to have as a member of our program. His work ethic, character, and integrity have made us proud at Xavier High School and will make the Penn State community proud in the coming years. Congratulations to Will and his family."
High School: Three-year letterman for head coach Andy Guyon at Xavier High School...Served as a team captain as a senior...Earned second-team Walter Camp All-Connecticut honors in 2017...Selected to the Connecticut High School Coaches Association (CHSCA) Top 25 list as a senior...Was the SPARQ MVP for The Opening Elite 11 event in New Jersey in 2017...Named All-Southern Connecticut Conference (SCC) Tier 1 as a senior...Chosen as an All-SCC Tier 1 academic athlete in 2017...Broke Xavier High School records for passing yards, passing touchdowns and completions in a season as a senior...Had 2,793 passing yards with 27 passing touchdowns and six rushing scores as a senior...Registered 1,972 passing yards with 19 passing touchdowns and six rushing touchdowns as a junior...Had 676 passing yards and nine scores in six games as a sophomore...Tabbed a three-star recruit by all three major recruiting outlets - 247Sports, ESPN and Rivals...Ranked as the No. 2 player in Connecticut and No. 21 pro-style quarterback by 247Sports...Ranked as No. 1 in Connecticut, No. 57 in the region and No. 34 overall among pro-style quarterbacks by ESPN...Rated the No. 2 player in Connecticut and No. 30 pro-style quarterback by Rivals...Lettered in baseball...Won the Brother Celestine Academic Award...Member of National Honor Society...Is a Ryken Scholar...Won the Fairfield Book Award for the junior who excels academically, is actively involved in the spirit of his school and possesses a genuine sense of concern and responsibility toward others...Has a 4.0 grade-point average.
Personal: Full name is Will Levis...Son of Beth and Sales Levis...Has three sisters, Kelley, Jill and Claire...Mother, Beth, was a two-time All-American soccer player at Yale University...Father, Sales, played football at Denison University...Grandfather, David Kelley, was the last three-sport varsity athlete at UMass, playing football, lacrosse and wrestled and went on to be a defensive coach for the football team at Yale University...Great grandfather, Alva Kelley, was an All-American football player at Cornell University and won a National Championship in 1939...Kelley also went on to be the head football coach at Colgate University, Hobart College and Brown University...Uncle, David Kelley, was an Academic All-American football player at Yale University...Hobbies include pick-up basketball, golfing, hanging out with friends and going to the beach...Made a service trip to Guatemala and built a small domicile for a family in February 2017...Volunteers with a local food pantry...Considering majoring in business...Born June 27, 1999 in Newton, Massachusetts.