Clarion U. Officially Inks 14 on Signing Day; Two Other D9 Players Headed to Golden Eagles

Brockway-Jarrett-Esposito-Paul-BurdickCLARION, Pa. (D9Sports) – Two District 9 players were among the 14 players announced as having signed National Letters of Intent with the Clarion University football team Wednesday and a two additional D9 players told D9Sports.com they have committed to the Golden Eagles as well.

(Jarrett Esposito tells D9Sports.com he has committed to play football at Clarion University. Photo by Paul Burdick. Check out more of Burdick’s work here)

Kane’s Keaton Rounsville and Clearfield’s Richard Massimino were on the official list released by the university. In addition, Redbank Valley’s Patrick Crawford and Brockway Jarrett Esposito have told D9Sports.com they intend to play for the Golden Eagles in 2017. Esposito is following in the footsteps of his brother, Phil, and will kick for Clarion. Crawford will officially sign his papers Thursday.

Also on the official list released by the university are Hayfield (Va.)’s Jack Blevins, Montour’s Cameron Colliers, Camden Catholic (N.J.)’s Kyle Dupree, McDonough (Md.)’s Dervonn Holton, Timber Creek (N.J.)’s Dimere Kyles, Cardinals Wuerl North Catholic’s Mario Latronica, South Park’s Adam Morris, South Allegheny’s Ian Naspinski, Deer Lake’s Billy Palmiere, Westfield (Va.)’s Edward Quitugua, Camden (N.J.)’s Deron Wharton and Timer Creek (N.J.)’s Dante Witcher.

“This is a group that we’re really excited to welcome to Clarion,” third-year head coach Chris Weibel said. “They represent everything we want in student-athletes here at Clarion, and they show their commitment both on the field and in the classroom. This is the kind of foundation we’re looking to build.”

More information on the 14 announced players is available at the Clarion athletics website.


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