Charlie Mangieri, a three-star 2018 tight end from Dunlap, Illinois, has committed to Northwestern, he announced on Twitter.
Mangieri, who will play superback at Northwestern, had offers from Ole Miss, Indiana and Northern Illinois. 247, Scout and Rivals rank Mangieri as a three-star recruit. 247 has him as the 12th best player in the state of Illinois, while Rivals has him 22nd. He is unranked by ESPN.
With excellent size at 6-foot-4 and 230 pounds, Mangieri projects to be an solid blocker and a threat in the passing game as well. Mangieri also played on defense in high school. You can check out his highlights below.
According to Louis Vaccher of Wildcat Report, Mangieri has deep family connections to the Northwestern football program.
Mangieri is the Wildcats’ fourth commit in the 2018 class, all of which are offensive players. He joins quarterback Jason Whittaker and offensive linemen Payne He’Bert and Charlie Schmidt, who committed on Sunday.