Slaven Adds Ball State to Growing List of Off

A local offensive lineman has already picked up three offers including Ball State.

Standing on the outskirts of Muncie, IN, Delta High School has produced its fair share of college athletes in the past 20 years including Ball State Offensive Coordinator Joey Lynch who was a standout QB at Delta before starting at Ball State. Another name is set to be added to the impressive list of players - 2016 Offensive Lineman Kaleb Slaven.

Slaven, a 6-5 260 OG, has already picked up offers from Cincinnati & Indiana State before adding the offer from Ball State.

“The first offer felt great,” Slaven said. “Just knowing that I’m going to have a place to play college football feels great and it’s a big stress off my parents’ shoulders as well.”

Despite having multiple offers, and hearing from schools like Indiana, Purdue & Maryland, Ball State is still a team that Slaven will consider.

“It means a lot more to be recognized by my hometown university,” Slaven said. “It’s special because I have the support of my hometown. It feels great to get an offer from a place I have looked up to since I was a kid.”

One thing that stands out to college coaches with Slaven is his athleticism, which is displayed by the fact that he also his high school basketball team’s starting center.

“I'd say they like my athleticism and tenacity to get after people on the field,” Slaven said. “Although I'm an offensive linemen, athleticism is still key obviously and when they come to the school they like to see me dunk and do a lot of footwork stuff.”

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