Western Kentucky's football staff is set to host a big Junior Day on Saturday; top prospects headed to Bowling Green

Western Kentucky University football coach Jeff Brohm and his staff will host a Junior Day on Saturday. The Toppers will host a bunch of prospects, including about a dozen top targets in the Class of 2017.

Western Kentucky University football coach Jeff Brohm and his staff will host a Junior Day on Saturday. The Toppers will host a bunch of prospects, including about a dozen top targets in the Class of 2017.

Here are a few of the top prospects expected to visit:

DeShon "DJ" Washington, OL, Ballard High School: A 6-foot-5, 275-pound lineman with offers from Eastern Michigan, Eastern Kentucky and Illinois State.

Eli Katina, OG, Franklin, Tenn., Centennial: A 6-foot-2, 291-pound prospect without an offer to this point; very physical lineman.

Gentry Bonds, CB, Riverdale, Tenn.: The 6-1, 170-pound Bonds reports around 10 offers, including from Louisville, Tennessee, Georgia Tech, Kentucky and Indiana.

Marquese Taylor, ATH, Locust Grove, Ga., Lovejoy: A 5-11, 175-pound athlete with offers from California, Cincinnati, Georgia State, Middle Tennessee and several others.

Kyric McGowan, RB/CB, Dalton, Ga.: A 5-10, 185-pound running back/corner who reports a 4.47 40.

Darius Harper, QB, Knoxville, Tenn., Austin East: A 6-2, 190-pound dual-threat QB with already offers from Austin Peay, East Tennessee State, Eastern Kentucky and Tennessee Tech. An intriguing prospect.

Isaiah Green, QB, Fairburn, Ga., Langston Hughes: A 6-2, 190-pound QB with already one offer - Arkansas State - and several Power 5 looks - Mississippi State and Ole Miss. Very talented kid.

Joshua Swilling, DE, Fairburn, Ga., Langston Hughes: A 6-2, 230-pound weakside defensive end with an Arkansas State offer.

Cole Kirby, Franklin-Simpson: A 6-4, 290-pound lineman; can play both sides of the ball.

Jacob Free, QB, Brantley, Ala.: A 6-5, 220-pound prospect with a lot of potential and reported 10 offers, including Louisville and Florida Atlantic.

Khalil Keith, OL-DL, Alpine, Ala., Winterboro: A 6-5, 290-pound lineman who can play both sides of the ball.

Jordan Mason, RB, Gallatin, Tenn.: A running back who holds a WKU offer; also offered by Navy.


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