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    Falcons sign National Letters of Intent

    Lackawanna College student athletes signing their Letters of Intent on Feb. 4, 2015, included, from left, John Whitman, Ka'Raun White, Jarrett Tingler, and Jackson Miller. Seven students signed their LOI on Feb. 4, joining 18 other Falcons who graduated mid-term who have already committed to four-year institutions.

    Lackawanna College student athletes signing their Letters of Intent on Feb. 4, 2015, included, from left, John Whitman, Ka’Raun White, Jarrett Tingler, and Jackson Miller. Seven students signed their LOI on Feb. 4, joining 18 other Falcons who graduated mid-term who have already committed to four-year institutions.

    SCRANTON, Pa. – A total of 25 student athletes from Lackawanna College’s 2014 football team have signed their National Letter of Intent, committing to four-year institutions to continue their academic and athletic careers.

    Seven students signed the LOI on Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015, joining 18 other members of the Falcons team who graduated mid-term.

    Students signing their LOI on Wednesday were:

    • Ka’Raun White, Macungie, Pa., the brother of West Virginia wide receiver Kevin White, who will also attend the University of West Virginia, wide receiver
    • Derrick Dixon, Lancaster, Pa., committed to University of Southern Mississippi, defensive lineman/linebacker
    • Jackson Miller, Elizabethtown, Pa., committed to Stoney Brook University, tight end
    • Dashaun Roberts, Pittsburgh, Pa., committed to Saint Francis (Pa.), wide receiver
    • Raheim Rolling, Tappahannock, Va., committed to University of Virginia’s College at Wise, linebacker
    • Jarrett Tingler, Harrisburg, Pa., committed to Bethune-Cookman University, offensive lineman
    • John Whitman, Columbus, Ohio, committed to Ball State University, defensive lineman
    Students signing their Letters of Intent on Feb. 4, 2015 were, from left, Raheim Rolling, Derek Dixon, aaa, bbb, ccc, John Whitman, and Dashaun Roberts.

    Students signing their Letters of Intent on Feb. 4, 2015 were, from left, Raheim Rolling, Ka’Raun White, Derrick Dixon, Jackson Miller, Jarrett Tingler, John Whitman, and Dashaun Roberts.

    Those seven will join 18 other members of the 2014 squad who are already continuing their college career at school of their choice:

    • Paris Palmer, Plymouth, N.C., Penn State University, offensive lineman
    • Julian Allen, Sewell, N.J., University of Southern Mississippi, tight end
    • DeAndre Black, Pittsburg, Pa., Monmouth University, wide receiver
    • Rontrell Peyton, Alexandria, Va., Ball State University, safety
    • David Bryant, Baltimore, Md., West Virginia Wesleyan, quarterback
    • Farrod Clarke, Newark, N.J., Monmouth University, wide receiver
    • Stanton Foote, Waterbury, Conn., Southern Connecticut State University, defensive lineman/linebacker
    • John Hall, Glen Burnie, Md., Shepherd University, linebacker
    • Tyree Jefferson, Philadelphia, Pa., Pittsburg State University, defensive back
    • QuVaughn Jones, Richmond, Va., University of Southern Mississippi, linebacker
    • John Karazia, Wilkes-Barre, Pa., Lock Haven University, offensive lineman
    • Charles McLemore, Columbus, Ohio, Edinboro University, defensive back
    • Delonte Murray, Burtonsville, Md., University of Cincinnati, offensive lineman
    • Anselm Osman, Hartford, Conn., Southern Connecticut State University, defensive lineman
    • Raynard Revels, Henrico, Va., Norfolk State University, defensive end/linebacker
    • Najee Suratt, Alexandria, Va., Kutztown University, linebacker
    • Gabe Tillman, Pittsburgh, Pa., Edinboro University, linebacker
    Falcons coaches join student athletes as they sign their Letters of Intent. Seated, from left, Raheim Rolling, Derrick Dixon, John Whitman, Ka'Raun White, Jarrett Tingler, Jackson Miller, and Dashaun Roberts. Standing, Defensive Coordinator/Linebacker Coach Bill Reiss, FALC Academic Mentor Rick Barone, Head Coach Mark Duda, and Offensive Coordinator/Offensive Line Coach Josh Pardini.

    Falcons coaches join student athletes as they sign their Letters of Intent. Seated, from left, Raheim Rolling, Derrick Dixon, John Whitman, Ka’Raun White, Jarrett Tingler, Jackson Miller, and Dashaun Roberts. Standing, Defensive Coordinator/Linebacker Coach Bill Reiss, FALC Academic Mentor Rick Barone, Head Coach Mark Duda, and Offensive Coordinator/Offensive Line Coach Josh Pardini.

    “The goal of a great two-year college football program is to successfully recruit young men and take on the responsibility to do what our program can to prepare and help young student athletes to move on to a four-year institution,” said Head Football Coach Mark Duda. “Seeing these players commit to NCAA institutions to continue their college education and playing career is a source of great pride and satisfaction to our coaching staff.”

    Duda added that he and his staff are proud of the hard work these student athletes have put in on the field and in the classroom.  “Their accomplishment is a fine example of what can be achieved when an institution works together for a common goal.”