WKU FOOTBALL | Hilltoppers Ink 15 Signees During First Early Signing Period

12/20/2017 06:55 PM

The WKU football program signed 15 future Hilltoppers during the first early signing period.

Thirteen of those players were publicly announced by head coach Mike Sanford throughout Wednesday. The Hilltoppers did receive two other NLIs, “but due to those signees’ plans to celebrate the occasion with a ceremony, the program is respecting their decision to announce at a later date,” according to a WKU release.

The following are the 13 players who were publicly announced as the early signees in the 2018 recruiting class:

DB Jayden Patterson
LB Mario Wright
RB Gino Appleberry
WR Spencer Gaddis
LB Trey Urquhart
DB Cardavion Myers
DL Lichon Terrell
OL Gunner Britton
WR Russell Brown
DB Malik Occiur
DL Devin Bell
QB Kevaris Thomas
DB A.J. Braithwaite

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