Naugatuck All-Decade Football

Team of the decade: 2001

Best record of the decade (10-0 regular season, 10-1 overall); NVL champion; last
NHS team to beat Ansonia and qualify for Class LL Tournament; 7 All-NVL picks

Player of the decade: Matt Gomes

All-State (2003); New Haven Register All-State (2003); All-NVL (2002-03); 59
receptions, 1,040 yards, 11 touchdowns (2003); New Haven County All-Star (2004)

Offense

QB Darryl White ‘04: MSG Player of the Week (2003); All-NVL (2003)

RB Pablo Couvertier ‘02: All-NVL (2001); 24 rushing touchdowns (2001)

RB Jesse Culbertson ‘02: All-NVL (2001)

RB Matt Paradisi ‘02: All-NVL (2001)

WR Matt Gomes ‘04: Player of the decade

TE Bryan Crosley ‘01: 2-year starter

OL Tom Boisvert ‘02: All-NVL (2001)

OL Bill Freiheit ‘02: All-NVL (2001)

OL Justin Kievits ‘02: All-NVL (2001)

OL Dan Mariano ‘10: All-State (2009); All-NVL (2008-09)

OL Mike Reho ‘07: All-State (2006); All-NVL (2006)

Defense

DE/LB Ryan Culbertson ‘07: All-NVL (2005-06); New Haven County All-Star (2006)

DE/LB Chris Davey ‘07: All-State (2006); All-NVL (2006); All-NVL HM (2005)

DL Roger Drown ‘01: All-NVL (1999-2000)

DL Justin Kievits ‘02: New Haven County All-Star (2001)

LB Andrew Katrenya ‘06: All-NVL (2004-05)

LB Mike Parente ‘02: All-NVL (2001)

LB Dom Pucci ‘03: All-NVL (2002)

DB Andrew Corridore ‘07: All-State (2005-06); All-NVL (2006)

DB Gary Diaz ‘01: All-NVL (1999-2000); 3-year starter

DB Dave Pires ‘01: 2-year starter

DB Adam Schultz ‘02: All-NVL (2000)

Special Teams

K Pablo Couvertier ‘02: New Haven County All-Star (2001)

P Matt Gomes ‘04: Player of the decade

KR Matt Gomes ‘04: Player of the decade

Honorable mentions: Sean Anderson, Larry Bennett, Richard Blue, Mike Bruneau, Mike Figueroa, Damon Gallick, Mike Harris, Martine Jones, Adam Katrenya, Nikc Piccirillo, Chris Pinto, Mike Pranulis, Tom Tousignant