Spent the year working with the junior varsity squad.
Passed for 1,418 yards and 19 touchdowns and despite playing on two sprained ankles ran for 676 yards and seven touchdowns as a senior ... twice chosen Section V Ontario Honda Class AA Offensive Player of the Year ... Monroe County Division I Co-Player of the Year as a senior ... All-Greater Rochester selection two times ... took part in the Top Gun competition in Dublin, Ohio, earning one of the top MVP honors ... competed in the U.S. Army National Combine in San Antonio, Texas ... also played basketball.
Had preferred walk-on offers from the Miami Hurricanes, Michigan State, Buffalo and Old Dominion ... comes from an athletic family . . . grandfather Lee Minotti was a two-time national champion gymnast at Syracuse in 1950 and ’51 and other grandfather Jack Gerbino was a standout basketball player at Aquinas Institute in Rochester who had scholarship offers before serving in WWII.