EKU FOOTBALL | Colonels Sign 13 During Early Signing Period

12/22/2017 02:07 PM

The EKU football program announced the signings of 13 future Colonels on Wednesday, the first day of the early signing period.

Twelve of those players will be going to Richmond from high school, while one will be a junior college transfer.

The 13 players are the following:

DB – Daulson Fitzpatrick – Akron, Oh. – Archbishop Hoban HS
OL – Drew Hart – Evansville, In. – Reitz Memorial HS
OL – Peyton Knippenberg – Hebron, Ky. – Conner HS
OL – Dakota Little – Flowery Branch, Ga. – Flowery Branch HS
WR – Caleb Martin – Oak Ridge, Tn. – Oak Ridge HS
DB – Malik Mays – Norcross, Ga. – Norcross HS
QB – Parker McKinney – Coalfield, Tn. – Coalfield HS
DB – D.J. Mitchell – Knoxville, Tn. – Knoxville Catholic HS
OL – Tyler Nunnelley – Cullman, Al. – Cullman HS
TE – Zaire Porter – Columbus, Oh. – Marion Franklin HS
P – Phillip Richards – Mt. Dandenong, Victoria, Australia – St. Joseph’s HS
DL – Kenny Terry – Fairburn, Ga. – Palmetto Preparatory Academy
TE – Adam Valiga – Orland Park, Il. – College of DuPage

EKU head coach Mark Elder joined Sports Night on Friday to discuss his early signees:

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