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Adeyemi Da Silva signs with Villanova

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The dual-threat QB will join the battle to replace John Robertson in 2016.

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Adeyemi Da Silva has officially signed his National Letter of Intent with Villanova, the school announced this morning. The 6'3" 190 lb. Palisades Park (NJ) quarterback originally committed to Villanova late June, at the time becoming the sixth verbal commitment in Villanova's 2015 class.

Rated a 2-star player, Da Silva had offers from Coastal Carolina, Albany and Monmouth as well as some FBS interest from the likes of Boston College, Virginia, Rutgers and Temple. Classified as a dual-threat quarterback, he reports a 4.65 40-yard dash and is adept both running and throwing the football.

Depth Chart (* denotes walk-on)
Class Name Height Weight
Senior John Robertson 6'1" 221 lbs.
(RS) Freshman Zach Bednarcyzk 6'1" 198 lbs.
Freshman Adeyemi Da Silva 6'3" 190 lbs.
Freshman Jackson Bradley* 6'2" 195 lbs.
Junior Peter Burkly* 5'9" 180 lbs.

With John Robertson back from his senior season, Da Silva should be able to spend the year learning the offense before joining the much-anticipated quarterback battle with Zach Bednarcyzk and Jackson Bradley in 2016 to become the next Villanova starting quarterback.

Welcome Adeyemi to 'Nova Nation!