Thirty-seven Former Loyola Players Prepare for 2016 Collegiate Campaigns, Nineteen for FBS Programs

Spring football practices have concluded at the college level, and the following Loyola grid athletes will be representing their prep alma mater on the football field next fall.


CHAZ ANDERSON ’12 who was an All-Serra League RB for the Cubs returns as a starting wide receiver for the Broncos of Boise State.

JASON BAKER ’15, a starter in the secondary at Loyola, is a DB for the UCLA Bruins.

CHRIS BROWN ’14, an All-CIF offensive tackle for the Cubs, started at left guard in USC’s spring game and is expected to see plenty of playing time for the Trojans.

KAMDEN DARNEY ’15, a Cub offensive lineman, is a long snapper at the University of Mississippi.

KEATON DARNEY ’14, an offensive lineman at Loyola, is an offensive lineman for Syracuse University.  He was honored as a member of the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll.

NICO EVANS ’14, an All-Serra League Cub running back, is a running back at the University of Wyoming.

STEFAN FLINTOFT ’14, a kicker and punter at Loyola, is competing for the UCLA Bruins.

REUBEN PETERS ’14, an All-Serra League linebacker for the Cubs, is listed as a fullback/linebacker at USC.

ADAM PILAPIL ’14, a starting safety for Loyola, is a linebacker/safety for the Wyoming Cowboys.

CHRISTIAN RECTOR ’15, A Cub defensive end, will see action on the defensive line for USC.

COLEMAN SHELTON ’13, an All-Serra League offensive tackle for Loyola, was honored by the University of Washington as its Lineman of the Year last season and is slated to start at center for the Huskies.  He is one the Remington watch list as a center.

JOHN TURNER ’14, an All-Serra League lineman for the Cubs, is a lineman at the University of Washington.

CONRAD UKROPINA ’12, an All-Serra League kicker at Loyola, returns as the starting kicker for Stanford.

CAMERON WALKER ’13, an All-Serra League corner and running back for the Cubs, is a nickel back at Cal, entering his fourth year as a starter for the Bears.


DAVID COOPER ’15, an All-Mission League running back for the Cubs, is at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.

JACK DIXON ’15, a receiver for Loyola, is a long snapper at Holy Cross College.

TROY DIXON ’15, a Cub linebacker, is playing linebacker for Lafayette College.

PATRICK FINNEGAN ’13, a starting quarterback at Loyola, is a QB at Georgetown University.

JORDAN FERGUSON ’13, a starting safety for the Cubs, is a DB at Brown of the Ivy League.

ALEX FORD ’13, a Loyola DB, plays in the secondary for Princeton University.

MEKAI SHEFFIE ’14, a Loyola DB and running back, is a defensive back at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.


AARON CASTILLO ’15, a Cub offensive lineman, is an offensive lineman at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Pennsylvania.

HENRY CASTILLO ’13, an All-Serra League linebacker for Loyola, is a linebacker at Middlebury College in Vermont.

PRESTON CLIFFORD ’14, a Cub signal caller, is a quarterback at Hamilton College in New York.

TYLER NICHOL ’15, a Cub offensive lineman and defensive end, is a lineman at Catholic University of America.


DANIEL PEROARIAS ’15, a Cub nose guard, is playing on the defensive line for the Santa Monica College Corsairs.

PAYTON LOWRY-SANDERS ’14, a Cub defensive end, plays for Glendale College.


The list of Loyola seniors who will be continuing their football careers at the collegiate level continues to grow.  Here is the current list of players and their collegiate commitments:

 KELLY BLAKE (wide receiver/safety) - Stanford University

MYLES BRYANT (wide receiver/ DB/athlete) - University of Washington

DAVID LONG, JR. (wide receiver/ DB) - University of Michigan

KEVIN QUISUMBING ( OL/DL) -Tufts University

JORDAN RIORDAN (wide receiver/safety) - San Diego State

TIM ROGUS (center) - University of Chicago

DANIEL TOLBERT (running back/ DB) - University of San Diego

DAVID TOLBERT (wide receiver/DB) - University of San Diego

NOAH UTLEY (OL/DL) - U.S. Military Academy at West Point

ANTHONY VALDEZ (OL/DL) - Idaho College