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Pizzotti’s Columbia Connections

Published by on April 27, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NFL


Former CU coach John DeFilippo may be the Ivy's best friend in the NFL


2008 Ivy League MVP, (or Bushnell Cup winner, whichever you prefer), Chris Pizzotti signed a free agent deal with the New York Jets on day 2 of the draft Sunday.

One of the new names on the Jets coaching staff explains why: John DeFilippo.

John was an assistant coach for Columbia during the Shoop years and was known for his excellent recruiting skills. He not only had a good eye for talent, he was a fine salesman too. Many of the graduating seniors on the current Columbia team got their first mailings from the Lions in the form of postcards from John DeFillipo.

I'm happy that John has left the crazy place known ...

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