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Toppers sign 15


BOWLING GREEN, Ky. — Heading into its first season as members of Conference USA, first-year WKU head coach Jeff Brohm announced on Wednesday his first signing class, a 15-member group a standout high school football players to National Letters of Intent.

In total, the Hilltoppers signed 10 players from the Bluegrass State, two from Alabama, and one each from Florida, Georgia and Tennessee.

Brohm will make his first official comments on the class at 3 p.m. today from Diddle Arena when he meets with the media. That press conference can be seen for free via

The signees included: Joe Brown (Butler HS/Louisville, Ky.), Will Bush (Ballard HS/Louisville, Ky.), Ryan Duvall (Apollo HS/Owensboro, Ky.), Dennis Edwards (South Gwinnett HS/Snellville, Ga.), Nacarius Fant (Bowling Green HS/Bowling Green, Ky.), DeAndre Farris (Collins HS/Shelbyville, Ky.), D'Andre Ferby (Ensworth HS/Nashville, Tenn.), Joel Iyiegbuniwe (South Warren HS/Bowling Green, Ky.), Julien Lewis (Bob Jones HS/Madison, Ala.), Derik Overstreet (Paducah Tilghman/Paducah, Ky.), Evan Sayner (McCracker County HS/Paducah, Ky.), R.J. Scaife (Pasco HS/Dade City, Fla.), Nick True (Highlands HS/Fort Thomas, Ky.) and Masai Whyte (Collins HS/Shelbyville, Ky.)

The 15 signees will join nine mid-year enrollees who signed their letters to WKU in December. The complete signing class, including biographical information, is attached.

Brohm, who was elevated to the head coach's chair after spending last season as the team's offensive coordinator, will begin his first season as the head coach when the Hilltoppers kick off the 2014 schedule on August 28 against defending Mid-American Conference champions Bowling Green State. Full details on the schedule can be found on

To follow WKU football throughout the off-season, as Brohm and his coaching staff continue to prepare to head into C-USA, follow @JeffBrohm and @WKU_Football on Twitter as well as WKU Football on Facebook.

Official release from WKU sports information

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