Recruits weigh in on Big East move

When the University of Memphis learned that it had been accepted into the Big East beginning in 2013, it sent tidal waves throughout the campus. It also had a big impact in the grassroots, especially with the players who signed with Memphis earlier this month.

When the University of Memphis learned that it had been accepted into the Big East beginning in 2013, it sent tidal waves throughout the campus. It also had a big impact in the grassroots, especially with the players who signed with Memphis earlier this month.

TigerAuthority.com caught up with several signees to gauge their feelings on the move.

MLK defensive back Dontavious Heard: "This is the (best) move. We should've been there after this year. We will prove to everybody that we're supposed to be there."

Wooddale wide receiver Daniel Hurd: "We've just gotta go hard and get the wins, no matter what. It really doesn't matter what league I'm in. I'm gonna do what I do best and ball."

Whitehaven offensive lineman Tony Mays: "It doesn't change anything for me. I'm just coming to play football. If you're good enough, they will come find you from the next level, no matter what conference you're in."

St. Benedict offensive lineman Cody Quon: "I'm pumped about the news."

Senior Kathleen tight end Kerwin Harrison: "This is great for the program. It's big. It's really good for the program."


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