The Lackawanna College Athletic Department and its Football program announced that seven members of the college's 2014 Football Team signed their National Letter of Intent on Wednesday, February, 4. The signing ceremony took place in the Board's Conference Room located in Angeli Hall on the College's main campus.
Participating in the signing were wide receiver, Ka'Raun White, the brother of West Virginia wide receiver Kevin White He will be attending the University of West Virginia. Also signing were defensive lineman/linebacker, Derrick Dixon (University of Southern Mississippi); tight end, Jack Miller (Stoney Brook University); wide receiver, Dashaun Roberts (Saint Francis (PA); linebacker, Rahiem Rolling, University of Virginia's College at Wise; offensive Lineman, Jarrett Tingler (Bethune-Cookman University; and, defensive lineman, John Whitman (Ball State University).
Those seven will join seventeen other members of the 2014 squad who graduated mid-term and are already continuing their college career at school of their choice. Those seventeen Falcons are offensive lineman, Paris Palmer (Penn State University); tight end, Julian Allen (University of Southern Mississippi); wide receiver, DeAndre Black (Monmouth University); safety Rontrell Peyton (Ball State University); quarterback, David Bryant (West Virginia Wesleyan); wide receiver, Farrod Clarke, (Monmouth University); defensive lineman/linebacker, Stanton Foote (Southern Connecticut State University); linebacker, John Hall (Shepherd University); defensive back, Tyree Jefferson (Pittsburg State University); linebacker, QuVaughn Jones (University of Southern Mississippi); offensive lineman, John Karazia, (Lock Haven University); defensive back, Charles McLemore (Edinboro University); offensive lineman, Delonte Murray (University of Cincinnati); defensive lineman, Anselm Osman (Southern Connecticut State University); defensive end/linebacker, Raynard Revels (Norfolk State University); linebacker, Najee Suratt (Kutztown University); and, linebacker, Gabe Tillman, (Edinboro University)
In commenting on the number of 2015 signees, Head Football Coach Mark Duda said"The goal of a great two-year college football program is to successfully recruit young men and take on the responsibility to do what our program can to prepare and help young student athletes to move on to a four-year institution. Seeing these players commit to a NCAA institution to continue their college educational and playing career is a source of great pride and satisfaction to our coaching staff."
Duda added that he and his staff are proud of the hard work these student athletes have put in on the field and in the classroom. Their accomplishment is a fine example of what can be achieved when an institution works together for a common goal."
The signing is open to the media and the college community. Representatives of the press should contact Joe Paparelli at (570) 510-0354 or PaparelliJ@lackawanna.edu if they anticipate attending this event.