Memphis signs four

The University of Memphis announced Wednesday the signings of four junior college recruits, all of whom will enroll in January and begin practice this spring.

Wednesday was national signing day for junior college prospects.

The four recruits who signed with the Tigers are as follows:

  • Markeith Minnick, offensive lineman, Hargrave Military Academy
  • Bronterrious "Tank" Jakes, linebacker, Holmes Community College
  • Fritz Etienne, defensive back, Coffeyville Community College
  • Jesse Milleson, tight end, Glendale Community College

    Jakes registered 65 tackles, including 40 solo stops, at Holmes. He also tallied a sack and one forced fumble. He originally signed with Arkansas State out of Central (Phenix City, Ala.) before going the junior college route. He is rated a 2-star linebacker by Scout.

    Etienne had 49 tackles and an interception for Coffeyville last season.

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