WKU FOOTBALL | Occiur Commits to Hilltoppers

07/11/2017 11:19 AM

The WKU football team has a new player tentatively joining its squad for the 2018 season.

Class of 2018 recruit Malik Occiur out of Oakland Park, Fl. verbally committed to Western Kentucky on Twitter Tuesday morning.

Occiur tweeted out: “Proud to announce that I’ve committed to Western Kentucky University. #ThePursuit18 #GoTops”

The Northeast High School safety is 5’11” and 189 lbs., according to 247 Sports . He is a two-star prospect.

Andrew Chernoff

Andrew is a sports anchor and sports managing editor for Spectrum News. He covers sports all across the state of Kentucky for Sports Night, which airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News. Andrew was a sports anchor and reporter at KFDM/KBTV in Beaumont, Texas for four years before making the move back home to the Midwest. He is originally from Carmel, Indiana and majored in broadcast journalism and political science at Syracuse University.

When he’s not on the air or in the field covering sports, you can likely find Andrew playing golf, watching IndyCar and Formula 1 races, or exploring the state of Kentucky. His favorite sport is open-wheel racing. In fact, he has not missed an Indianapolis 500 since the early 2000s.

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