Leading the nation in mid-year football signees is nothing new for the Trinity Valley Community College Cardinals. It’s been that way for the better part of the last decade.
With 20 having recently signed to continue their education/playing career at D1/D2 universities, the Cardinals are well on their way at staying on top.
“We are very proud of the fact we move our kids on to the next level,” said first-year head coach Sherard Poteete. “No one in Texas is doing what we do.
“If a kid is looking for a place to win a championship, earn a degree and move on to the next level, we believe Trinity Valley is the place to be.”
The list of 2017 mid-year signees includes 15 Cardinals moving on to D1 universities.
Of note, three, Shelton Eppler (QB), Khalil Corbett-Canada (OL) and Blake Stephenson (LB), are following former head coach Brad Smiley to Northwestern State, where he will serve as offensive coordinator.
Poteete said there would likely be other signings before the spring semester begins, as well as on National Signing Day on Wednesday, Feb. 7.
2017 TVCC FOOTBALL MID-YEAR SIGNEES
Trey Baldwin (LB) – Louisiana Tech
JR Blades (DB) – SE Oklahoma State
Ryan Coleman (DL) – Eastern Illinois
Khalil Corbett-Canada (OL) – Northwestern State
Blake Daniels (DB) – Tarleton State
Greg Eisworth II (DB) – Iowa State
Shelton Eppler (QB) – Northwestern State
Anthony Fields (DL) – Midwestern State
Brandon Floyd (LB) – Louisiana Tech
Jaylon Henderson (QB) – Boise State
O’Shea Jackson (DL) – SMU
Torin Justin (WR) – Abilene Christian
Jack Lechman (LB) – Abilene Christian
Matt Martin (OL) – Middle Tennessee St.
Pat Peek (DB) – New Mexico
Prince Robinson (DB) – Tarleton State
Michael Scott (DL) – Oklahoma State
Blake Stephenson (LB) – Northwestern State
Orlando Victor – Alabama-Birmingham
Cris Wasylciw (OL) – Concordia-St.Paul