Concord University football program adds baker’s dozen on National Signing Day

ATHENS, W.Va. – The Concord University football program and head football coach Brian Ferguson is pleased to announce the arrival of mid-year transfers as well as the signing of high school commitments on National Signing Day, February 7.

Below is a list of players that have been on campus during the first five weeks of classes. Be sure to refresh this page, not only on National Signing Day, but throughout the month and semester to see new commits.

Marveon Boyd – Mableton, Ga. – Pebblebrook HS (ASA Miami) – Wide Receiver – 5-8 – 150 lbs
Quick Hits on Marveon: Played at same high school as current Concord players TJ Finney and Trennon Mitchell … attended ASA Miami after high school career concluded … was an all-region return specialist in high school

Jakari Clark – Rockmart, Ga. – Rockmart HS (Reinhardt) – Wide Receiver – 5-11 – 165 lbs
Quick Hits on Jakark: 
Spent two years at NAIA Reinhart in Georgia … caught passes for 311 yards and five touchdowns in 2023 … played in six games and hauled in reception yardage of 112 yards as a true freshman

Kaden Dickerson – Man, W.Va. – Man HS – Offensive Line – 5-11 – 245 lbs
Quick Hits: 
Comes to Concord after sitting out a year after high school career concluded … starter on the Hillbillies’ offensive line

Bryce Ferguson – Blacksburg, Va. – Blacksburg HS (Richard Bland College) – Linebacker – 5-10 – 200 lbs
Quick Hits on Bryce: 
Coach Ferguson’s son … spent one season on the Concord baseball team in 2022 before transferring to Richard Bland College … will join older brother, Blayne, on CU football team

Quincy Gillins – Melbourne, Fla. – Viera HS (Missouri S&T) – Wide Receiver – 5-11 – 170 lbs
Quick Hits on Quincy: 
Did not appear in a game at Missouri S&T during true freshman season of 2023 … scored six touchdowns over final two seasons at Viera while making 49 catches in that time

Amari Hutson – Columbia, Md. – Wilde Lake HS (Alderson Broaddus/Dakota State) – Wide Receiver – 5-10 – 180 lbs
Quick Hits on Amari: 
Started career at Alderson Broaddus … made 14 kickoff returns during the 2021 season for the Battlers … also spent time at Dakota State, an NAIA school, in Madison, South Dakota

Jacob Keene – Birch River, W.Va. – Nicholas County HS – Defensive Line
Quick Hits on Jacob: 
Starter for the Grizzlies’ defensive line at nose tackle … played for veteran head coach Gene Morris

Evan Louden – Citrus Springs, Fla. – Crystal River HS (Peru State) – Defensive Line – 6-2 – 280 lbs
Quick Hits on Evan: 
Did not appear in a game at Peru State in Nebraska in only season

Cole McKinney – Lithonia, Ga. – Tucker HS (Shaw) – Defensive Back – 6-2 – 180 lbs
Quick Hits on Cole: 
Spent two seasons at CIAA school Shaw… in 2023, played in five games making seven tackles and had one pass break-up … appeared in four games in 2022

Zion Odoms – Macon, Ga. – Northeast HS (Marshall) – Wide Receiver – 6-3 – 180 lbs
Quick Hits on Zion: 
Spent two seasons at Marshall … rated as a three-star prospect out of high school, according to ESPN recruiting … was also a standout track athlete in high school

Devin Pedro – Gainesville, Fla. – P.K. Yonge HS – Running Back – 5-10 – 165 lbs
Quick Hits on Devin: 
Started multiple years at running back for PK Yonge

Ethan Walker – Blacksburg, Va. – Blacksburg HS – Defensive Back – 6-0 – 170 lbs
Quick Hits on Ethan: 
Played multiple position at Blacksburg High … follows a rich pipeline of talent from Blacksburg to Athens, including recent veteran offensive lineman Davis Roberson (2018-22)

Jamal Williams – Alcoa, Tenn. – Alcoa HS (Bethany College) – Wide Receiver – 5-11 – 160 lb
Quick Hits on Jamal: 
Appeared in 10 games this past season … making 10 receptions for the Bison in West Virginia’s northern panhandle … was a standout at Alcoa High in southwestern Tennessee

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