Area Underclassman Forging Terrific Season

Reporter Mike Sullivan provides a free look at the individual game, season, and recruiting process for junior football prospect Kenneth Coughlin from Staten Island, New York ...

Kenneth Coughlin, a 5-10 1/2 linebacker/tight end from Tottenville High School in Staten Island, New York, recorded a couple of sacks, several tackles and had a couple of quarterback pressures to help his team land a 41-13 victory.

Currently, his team is 7-0.

The 220-pounder, a member of the 2012 class and a junior, previously took a visit to North Carolina State. In addition, Delaware, Western Kentucky, and Duquesne have expressed recruiting interest.

His family has talked about takking a campus trip to Delaware. In addition, we reported that Wagner, Memphis, and East Carolina at one time had shown some early interest.


Kenneth's first game featured six tackles and two forced fumbles. The starting defense only played the first quarters in game number two.

Also, considered a multiple position player, Coughlin is also the long snapper for Tottenville. He was named to second team All City defense as a defensive tackle last season while also spending some minutes playing the defensive end and linebacker positions.

He currenty holds a 3.2 grade point average as well.

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