The Cowboy football team signed its 24th player for the 2010 recruiting class on Monday. Linebacker Ruben Narcisse (6-1, 210) who played high school football for Chaminade-Madonna Prep in Hollywood, FL will join the Pokes in the fall.
Narcisse earned First Team All-State Class 2B honors in 2009 as selected by the Florida prep sportswriters. He also was a First Team All-Broward County selection. He was credited with 88 total tackles, 10 sacks, five fumble recoveries, three blocked punts, two interceptions, two forced fumbles and scored two touchdowns from his linebacker position. Of his 10 sacks, six came during the state playoffs. As a team captain his senior year, Narcisse helped lead his Chaminade-Madonna Lions to a 12-1 overall record and a 7-0 conference mark as they won their Class 2B District Championship and advanced to the State Semifinals. In the state playoffs, Chaminade-Madonna posted a dominating 35-0 win over three-time defending state champion Pahokee in the Regional Semifinals. The Lions then recorded a convincing 35-18 win over North Broward Prep in the Regional Finals before losing, 7-6, to Tampa Catholic in the State Semifinals. Tampa Catholic finished as the state runner-up to Bolles High School of Jacksonville.
Narcisse seems to play with a lot of intensity judging by the highlight reel below. He should fit in well with the current linebacker corps. Narcisse had committed to South Florida originally but changed direction after coaching changes. He was also recruited by Toledo, Virginia, and West Virginia.