BIO: Carson Jordan signed with Western Kentucky in December following two seasons at Mississippi Gulf Coast College. He registered 46 tackles, including five for a loss and two sacks as a sophomore. The 6-foot-3, 265-pound end garnered All-MACJC South Division Second Team honors last season. A native of Poplarville, Miss., Jordan prepped at Hancock High School where he as an All-State performer.
RECRUITMENT: Jordan drew multiple FBS scholarship offers and visited Utah State and Colorado prior to pledging to the Hilltoppers. Cincinnati, East Carolina and Utah also expressed high interest.
WHY WKU: Openings along the defensive line provide a chance for Jordan to shine during his final two seasons of college eligibility.
EVALUATION: Jordan has a self-described "high motor" who has the ability to create havoc in the trenches.
QUOTABLE: "They expect me to be an All-Conference player," said Jordan.
BOTTOM LINE: Jordan has excelled at every stop along his career and will shine at WKU. With a pair of starters gone from the 2016 C-USA title team, Jordan has an opportunity to become an immediate contributor.