Small College Football Coaches Converge On Brevard

By  //  February 12, 2015

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sponsored by Mustang Quarterback Club

Merritt Island players filling out paperwork at the Carson Newman table during the Brevard County Recruiting Fair. (Charles Parker image)

BREVARD COUNTY • MERRITT ISLAND, FLORIDA – Small-college football coaches from all over the country converged in Brevard on Wednesday for the Brevard County Recruiting Fair.

Merritt Island High School football and the Mustang Quarterback Club sponsored the event at Kiwanis Island.

Andrew Disney

MIHS Assistant Coach Andrew Disney, who coordinated the fair, said, “There were student-athletes from Brevard County, Volusia County and Putnam County.

“This part of Florida not only has a rich pool of athletic talent and traditionally strong football programs, but also student-athletes soundly prepared academically. It also fits in well with other small college recruiting fairs being held in other parts of Florida.”

Colleges That Participated Were:

• Adrian College
• Alma College
• Baldwin Wallace University
• Capital University
• Carson-Newman University
• Cornell College
• Greensboro College
• Hiram College
• Huntingdon College
• Lyon College
• Maryville College
• Methodist University
• Ohio Northern University
• Southeastern University
• Utica College
• Warner University
• Webber International University
• Wisconsin Lutheran College

High school coaches presented their college counterparts with player videos and transcripts in the morning sessions. In the afternoon, local student-athletes from 17 high schools met with the prospective college coaches.

Webber International University coaches talk with high school players the Brevard County Recruiting Fair. (Charles Parker image)
Space Coast Coach Jake Owens and Senior Quarterback Alex Cavender confer during the the Brevard County Recruiting Fair. (Charles Parker image)