Congratulations to student-athlete and Raider quarterback Blake Hebert '25, who has announced his commitment to continue his academic and football career at Clemson University in Fall 2025!
On Friday, June 16, Blake was joined by his family, Raider teammates and coaches, and members of the media to announce his decision from Raider Field on the Central Catholic High School Campus.
Photo Album: Blake Commits to Clemson
We are excited to see all you will accomplish at Central Catholic over the next two years, at Clemson, and beyond.
- Hometown: Boxford
- Middle School: Doherty Middle School (Andover)
- National Four-Star Recruit
- #1 Quarterback Prospect in Massachusetts (Class of 2025)
- #6 Quarterback Prospect in Nation (Class of 2025)
- Starting Quarterback for the Raider Football Team
- National Honor Society
- Student Ambassador
Starting for the Raider football team during his sophomore season, Blake completed 111 of 185 passes for 1,748 yards, 24 touchdowns, and just one interception in 12 games.
In addition to being a standout athlete, Blake is dedicated to his academics and is a member of the National Honors Society and the Student Ambassador Program.
"The community and feeling that Central Catholic produces is what makes it so special!" said Blake.
Blake credits Head Varsity Football Coach John Sexton '97 for his positive experience at CCHS: "Coach Sexton has helped me improve not only as a football player, but as a man as well."
"Blake is one of the hardest working, most focused athletes I've ever been around," said John Sexton ‘97, CCHS Head Varsity Football Coach.
"He has a dream of being a Power 5 Conference QB, and he works toward that dream every day. This is a big step in making that a reality. We congratulate him, his parents and teammates for this great honor."
Blake also received offers from
- University of Notre Dame (IN)
- Boston College (MA)
- Pennsylvania State University (PA)
- Purdue University (IN)
- University of Connecticut (CT)
- University of Iowa (IA)
- Rutgers University (NJ)
- University of Mississippi (MS)
- Virginia Tech (VA)
- University of Nebraska (NE)
- University of Virginia (VA)
- University of Massachusetts (MA)
- Auburn University (AL)
- University of North Carolina (NC)
- University of Minnesota (MN)
- University of Pittsburgh (PA)
- University of Illinois (IL)
"I am very excited and proud of Blake’s accomplishments and his commitment to further his academic and athletic career at Clemson University," said Mr. Zach Blaszak, Director of Athletics & Activities.
"After just two years, Blake has proven himself to be a successful, high-level football player and student-athlete. In addition to his athletic abilities, Blake has become a well-rounded, respectful and humble young man in the classroom and throughout our community.
"While I am excited for his future at Clemson, I am also looking forward to the next two years that we have him in our school and athletic program. He, along with many of our students and student-athletes, make Central Catholic a very special place and a great community to be a part of."
Raider Athletics represents a proud tradition of teamwork and excellence that enriches the Central Catholic experience for both participants and spectators.
We offer 30 Varsity Sports in competitions governed by the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA), the Merrimack Valley Conference (MVC), and the Massachusetts Secondary School Administrators Association (MSSAA).
Our student-athletes bring home State, Sectional, and Conference Championships on a regular basis while representing the school community with pride.