Lackawanna College Football - National Signing Day 2019

Lackawanna College Football - National Signing Day 2019

(Scranton, PA) – Eleven Lackawanna College Football players signed their National Letters of Intent inside The People's Security Bank Theater on Wednesday February 6th. Lackawanna's athletes have signed on to play and study at some of the most prestigious schools in the country. These eleven players join fifteen more mid-year transfers to bring the total amount of student-athletes transferring to four year institutions to twenty-six.

"Today was a great day to be a falcon, our players have come so far, so fast.  Representing Lackawanna College at a four-year school is the ultimate goal not only for our program but for the institution as well." – Head Coach Mark Duda

Students who signed their letter of intent on Wednesday:

Jaquan Brisker – Penn State University

Cliff Carter – Marist University

Harrison Dreher – Indiana University at Pennsylvania

Dillon Harris – University of Connecticut

Bradley King – Penn State University

Robert Mitchell – North Carolina Central University

James Stanley – Hampton University

Darius Tisdale – Syracuse University

Javon Turner – University of Massachusetts

Kelvin Watts – Hampton University

Savion Williams – University of Tennessee

Mid-year transfers:

Barnabas Baning – Shepard University

Andre Blackett – University of Rhode Island

Brayden Brown – Indiana University at Pennsylvania

Jerome Brown – Shepard University

Chima Dunga – Morgan State University

Cam Henderson – Hampton University

Micah Jarret – Morgan State University

Bob Jonjo – Morgan State University

Shane McLaughlin – University at Albany

Chibueze Nwanna – University of Arkansas

Alex Plasko – Delaware Valley University

Tarique Smith – Edinboro University

Tyleek Smith – Alderson Broaddus University

Ben Waibogha – Hampton University

Anthony Whigan – Penn State University

Wednesday's National Signing Day event expands on Lackawanna's growing record of developing junior college athletes into top performers at colleges and universities across the country on their road to becoming professional athletes.

Wilkes-Barre native Mark Glowinski, from the Class of 2011, and Emmaus native Kevin White, a member of the Class of 2012, both transferred from Lackawanna College to West Virginia University. White was a 2015 first-round NFL Draft pick as a wide receiver with the Chicago Bears, and Glowinski is a guard for the Indianapolis Colts.

Baltimore Ravens running back Lorenzo Taliaferro, a 2011 graduate of Lackawanna College, transferred to Coastal Carolina University on his road to the National Football League. In addition, 2014 Lackawanna College graduate guard/tackle Jermaine Eluemunor transferred to Texas A&M and was drafted by the Baltimore Ravens in the 2017 NFL Draft.

Finally, Falcons Head Coach Mark Duda was a 1983 graduate of the University of Maryland who was selected in the fourth round of the 1983 NFL Draft by the St. Louis Cardinals. Duda retired from the NFL in 1987.

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