Football: Archbishop Wood's Arcidiacono makes commitment

Archbishop Wood's Nick Arcidiacono, a 6-foot-4, 238-pound tight end, has orally committed to play at Rutgers.

Last season, Arcidiacono, used mostly a guard and tackle on offense,  helped the Vikings go 14-1 and claim the PIAA Class AAA state championship. He was a second-team all-Catholic League Class AAA selection.

His brother Brandon, who excelled at center for Wood, will soon begin playing for the Scralet Knights. The 6-5, 255-pounder leaves Sunday for school. Camp begins in August.

Another Arcidiacono, Mark, is a 6-4, 283-pound junior redshirt guard at Penn State. He played at St. Joseph's Prep.

In addition to Rutgers, Nick Arcidiacono was offered scholarships by Boston College, Bowling Green, Buffalo, and Kent State. among others. Penn State also expressed interest in his services.

-Rick O'Brien

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