NCF On The Trail: Eastern Kentucky Colonels

Hoosiers nab Peach State DL Cpnyers

July, 20, 2013
Rising senior Jermane Conyers (Rossville, Ga./Ridgeland) committed Friday to play in the Big Ten for Indiana, according to multiple reports.

Appalachian State, Eastern Kentucky, Georgia Southern, Marshall and Western Kentucky also extended scholarship offers to the 6-foot-2, 281-pound defensive tackle.

IU defensive line coach Jon Fabris led the Hoosiers' pursuit of Conyers.

Indiana, which also recently picked up three-star defensive end Nick Carovillano (Cincinnati/St. Xavier), now has 10 verbals.

Rams gain senior 'backer Deonte Clyburn 

January, 28, 2013
Louisville St. Xavier product Deonte Clyburn is on board with Jim McElwain's Rams, multiple sources report. He was recruited by CSU running backs / special teams coach Jeff Hammerschmidt.

The 6-foot, 214-pound linebacker selected Colorado State over Western Kentucky. Eastern Kentucky, Georgia State, Indiana State, Miami-OH, Southeast Missouri State, Tennessee-Martin, Western Kentucky and Wofford also offered.

Clyburn told the Louisville Courier-Journal that he selected Colorado State because of, "facilities, the area around it and really how beautiful it is."

WR Aaron Jackson picks WKU 

January, 16, 2013
Western Kentucky has secured a verbal commitment from wide receiver Aaron Jackson (Frankfort, Ky./Frankfort), multiple sources report.

Jackson chose the Hilltoppers over offers from Air Force, Bowling Green, Eastern Kentucky, Murray State and Navy.

The 6-foot-3, 185-pound pass-catcher is excited to play in Bobby Petrino's offense, according to the Louisville Courier-Journal: "[Petrino] is going to spread it out. You know he's going to throw it around, and that's what a receiver wants."

As a senior, Jackson had 60 receptions for 1,513 yards (25.2 yards per catch) and 18 touchdowns.

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QB Michael White picks USF 

December, 8, 2012
New South Florida head coach Willie Taggert landed a commitment Saturday from senior quarterback Michael White (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla./University School), multiple sources report.

White, a 6-foot-4, 195-pound pocket-passer, also received scholarship offers from Eastern Kentucky, Florida A&M, Marshall and Western Illinois. Programs such as Oklahoma State showed interest.

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Junior college offensive tackle Billy Rone (Tempe, Ariz./Glendale C.C.) has committed to Marshall, reports.

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Junior offensive guard Josh Outlaw (Lithonia, Ga./Martin Luther King) has received an offer from Florida, ESPN's Derek Tyson reports.

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