Huskies nab in-state QB

John F. Silver

UConn’s recruiting is going slow, but the school did pick up its  first commitment this weekend from the high school ranks.

St. Paul-Bristol quarterback Logan Marchi announced his commitment on Twitter on Saturday night.

Marchi is a 6-foot-1 175-pound quarterback who also had an offer from Temple and reported interest from Boston College. Marchi is the first high school commit for the Huskies.  Marchi threw for 2,935 yards, 38 touchdowns and 10 interceptions for St. Paul.

Marchi, a pro-style quarterback, commits with the Huskies already having six scholarship quarterbacks on the roster including three incoming quarterback recruits.

The Huskies have one recruit in the 2014 class. That doesn’t include players such as Jordan Fuchs, who signed in February but is expected to  enroll in January and be a part of the 2014 class.  New Jersey WR Jamar Summers committed to UConn in this class, but didn’t sign scholarship papers as he looked to get his academic work in order. He could also enroll in January if he remains committed. The Huskies also have a pair of former commits at Dean Junior College in linebacker Jason Sylva and offensive tackle Rennick Bryan.

As far as quarterback, right now, junior Chandler Whitmer is the starter with redshirt freshman Casey Cochran the backup and junior dual-threat QB Scott McCummings there. The Huskies are bringing in Xavier-Middletown’s Tim Boyle, Plano High ( Texas) Richard Lagow and Atlanta area athlete Kivon Taylor.