Oak Hall alum Cummings signs with Marist

Former Oak Hall running back Leon Cummings chose Marist over Albany, Bucknell, Brown and Penn State.

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Published: Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 4:31 p.m.
Last Modified: Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 4:31 p.m.

Who: Leon Cummings

School: Oak Hall

Sport: Football

Position: Running back

Height: 5-foot-8

Weight: 173 pounds

College chosen: Marist College (Poughkeepsie, NY)

Other schools considered: Albany, Bucknell, Brown, Penn State

Stats: A first-team all-area selection in 2011, ran for 1,145 yards with 16 TDs, also had 36 receptions for 436 yards and three TDs. Played in five games in 2012 as a postgraduate at Salisbury School (Conn.).

Quotable: "It is a good feeling and takes a lot of stress off my mom financially. Really liked the campus and the people there. The campus is really nice. I built a bond with the coaches and people there, which is very important." — Leon Cummings

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