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Western Kentucky Class of 2017 Football Class: Signed DE Carson Jordan

Western Kentucky Class of 2017 Football Class: Signed DE Carson Jordan. WKU Insider takes a closer look at the Hilltoppers signee.


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.

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