Western Kentucky Class of 2017 Football Class: Signed OL Preston Mixon

Western Kentucky Class of 2017 Football Class: Signed OL Preston Mixon. WKU Insider takes a closer look at the Hilltoppers signee.

http://www.scout.com/player/208058-preston-mixon

BIO:  Montgomery (Ala.) Jefferson Davis prospect Preston Mixon is a signing day commitment for WKU.  The 6-foot-4, 295-pound offensive tackle was a member of the Scout Alabama Top 100.  He was selected to the Alabama - Mississippi All-Star game.

RECRUITMENT:  His commitment was a flip from Florida Atlantic.  He also considered Cincinnati, Illinois, Memphis and a host of others.

EVALUATION:  Great feet and strength helped Mixon become a difference-maker throughout his prep career.  Coupled with his impressive lateral movement and he has the tools to climb the college depth chart quickly.

BOTTOM LINE:  Mixon is a big body that will continue to the tradition of impressive Hilltopper lineman.  While most rookie linemen often redshirt, Mixon has a chance to play early.


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