Kilgore commits to Middle Tennessee

One of the top JUCO signal-callers this year in the state of California was Bakersfield QB Logan Kilgore (6-3, 195) and on Saturday he made the decision to commit to the one school that had been on his mind since he visited last weekend...

"I just got off the phone with coach (Rick) Stockstill and told him I wanted to commit to Middle Tennessee," an excited Kilgore told JCFootball.com. "He was real excited and he screamed into the phone. He said he was ecstatic about me committing."

Kilgore had visited Middle Tennessee last weekend, but wanted to wait on his decision to see if any other schools wanted to bring him in for a visit.

He was even contemplating visiting Colorado State, the other D-1 school to extend an offer, this weekend, but things never panned out.

"I still have a redshirt season, so I don't know what will happen next year," Kilgore said. "I'll spend the holidays with my family and then I'll head out at the beginning of January to enroll. I'll go through spring ball and the summer and then we'll see what happens.

"They have a guy there who is a junior (Dwight Dasher) who is pretty good, so I might need to redshirt and then I'll have three years to play after this year. But we'll see how things go. I'm going there to compete and to see what I can do."

This year, Kilgore showed what he could do on the gridiron, leading the Gades to a 10-1 regular season record before losing in the second round of the state playoffs to eventual champion Mt. San Antonio.

"I think my knowledge of the game and how I can read defenses is really what sets me apart," Kilgore said. "I run a 4.59, so I have the speed to run around and make plays, but this summer I really worked on my film study and reading defenses and I think it really paid off for me this year."

While leading an offensive attack that put up 37.5 points per game, Kilgore completed 56.7% of his passes for over 2.400 yards with 23 touchdowns and nine interceptions while rushing for 160 yards and five touchdowns.

In addition to Middle Tennessee and Colorado State, Kilgore also had an offer from Idaho State and was hearing from New Mexico as well.

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