Ten COC Football Players Sign With Four-Year Schools
Ten players from the College of the Canyons football team will continue their careers at four-year colleges in the fall.
Outside linebacker Justin Cudworth is headed to Eastern Michigan. The sophomore led the select group and had 47 tackles and 5.5 sacks for the Cougars in 2010.
Sophomore offensive lineman Steven Haunga is headed to Arkansas State. Fellow lineman, freshman Randy Horton, will play at Nevada.
Two players are headed to Portland State and two are going to Robert Morris.
COC quarterback Justin Arias will play at Idaho State.
“The Cougar football program had another great year in placing players in four-year universities,” said Cougar head football coach Garett Tujague. “There was a tremendous amount of effort by the players and support staff to help today become a reality. Today is just another example of the dedication the college has towards helping student-athletes succeed.”
Here is a list of the players and where they are going to play next season:
Player High School Pos. Destination Div.
Justin Arias Agoura QB Idaho State Div. I FCS
Khalil Bass Crespi LB Portland State Div. I FCS
Jeremy Boone Shaker Heights DE Portland State Div. I FCS
Justin Cudworth Agoura OLB Eastern Michigan Div. I FBS
Steven Haunga Spring Valley, Nev. OL Arkansas State Div. I FBS
Randy Horton Simi Valley OL Nevada Div. I FBS
Rickeem Jackson Ocoee, Fla. WR Robert Morris Div. I FCS
Emanuel Koleosho Holy Angels, Minn. DL Charleston Southern Div. I FCS
Antwan Smith Henry E. Lackey, Md. FS Robert Morris Div. I FCS
Will Namoa Waianae, Hawaii DL Benedictine College NAIA