Area Football Player Has Big Playoff Game

Reporter Mike Sullivan has another in season update on football player Kenneth Coughlin, who has helped his team advance to the New York City PSAL semifinals ... a big matchup awaits his team this week ...

Kenneth Coughlin, a 5-10 1/2 linebacker/tight end from Tottenville High School in Staten Island, New York, had nine tackles to help his football team produce a convincing 33-6 victory in the quarterfinals.

Tottenville will challenge Fort Hamilton of Brooklyn in the semifinals. Both teams are 11-0 so far this season.

In addition to his nine tackles, he recorded a sack and two quarterback pressures that led to two inceptions.

SO FAR THIS SEASON:

Coughlin recorded six tackles, two for losses and added two sacks two weeks ago.

Previously, we reported that Coughlin recorded a couple of sacks, several tackles and had a couple of quarterback pressures to help his team land a 41-13 victory.

RECRUITING INTEREST:

The 220-pounder, a member of the 2012 class and a junior, previously took an unofficial campus visit to North Carolina State. Delaware, Western Kentucky, Duquesne, Wagner, Memphis, and East Carolina have been mentioned in his recruiting process.

DESCRIPTION OF COUGHLIN'S INDIVIDUAL GAME:

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.


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