Get to know the Badgers football 2022 recruiting class: ATH Cade Yacamelli

MADISON, Wis. (CBS 58) -- The next player is Cade Yacamelli out of Pennsylvania.

Yacamelli is extremely versatile and excelled at just about anywhere he played in high school.

Recruiting Profile:

Hometown: Harrison City, PA

Height: 6'-0"

Weight: 195 Ibs.

High School: Penn Trafford High School

247 Sports Composite:

[3-star] | [No. 78 athlete in the nation] | [No. 23 player in Pennsylvania]


[3-star] | [No. 27 player in Pennsylvania]

Top Offers:

  • Wisconsin
  • Air Force
  • Army

Commitment Date:


Player Summary:

As mentioned, Yacamelli is an athlete who excelled at plenty of the positions he played in high school. He is currently listed as a safety for the Badgers, but it will be interesting to see what other areas they will play him at.

In addition, Yacamelli knows what it's like to win. He was a huge part of his team's success, helping Penn-Trafford win the state title in his senior season. 

As a running back, Yacamelli has a strong build and definitely uses his body to his advantage. He is a physical back that isn't afraid to take a hit. Yacamelli is also very elusive. If there isn't an open hole, he is quick to find another one with his speed and vision.

As a safety, Yacamelli's athleticism stood out in high school. Yacamelli joined the Badgers for summer and fall camp and got plenty of work in at safety.

Yacamelli is an interesting player in this recruiting class, and it will be interesting to see what his primary position ends up being throughout his time with the Badgers.

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