Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

College Sports

February 5, 2014

National Signing Day: Marshall football signings with bios


BLUEFIELD — Fred Binot

OL, 6-3, 265

Lake Gibson High School

Lakeland, Fla.

Recruited by: Sean Cronin

Rated a two-star prospect by Rivals … Also had offers from Toledo, Tennessee State, Eastern Kentucky and Florida A&M … Played tackle at Lake Gibson, but is projected to be an inside offensive lineman for the Herd … Visited Marshall on Jan. 31-Feb. 1, committed the following day … Attends same high school that produced MU running back Remi Watson … Honorable mention Class 6A All-State Elite pick … Listed preseason as one of top 20 Florida interior offensive line prospects by Miami Herald… With the help of his blocking, Lake Gibson (7-3) averaged 36.5 points, 154.7 rushing yards and 206.2 passing yards per game and advanced to the Class 6A state playoffs in 2013 … Wrestled for Lake Gibson as a junior … Plans to major in sports medicine.

Alex Cason

WR, 6-2, 180

Valdosta High School

Valdosta, Ga.

Recruited by: Todd Hartley

Rated a two-star prospect by Rivals … Also had offers from Cincinnati, Georgia Southern, Georgia State, Louisiana-Lafayette, Middle Tennessee and South Alabama … Comes from the same school that produced two current Marshall players (linebacker Jermaine Holmes and defensive lineman Jarquez Samuel) … Had 41 catches for 613 yards and three touchdowns for Valdosta (6-5) in 2013 … Runs the 40-yard dash in 4.69 seconds … Bench presses 235 pounds, power cleans 265 pounds and squats 385 pounds … Has not picked a major.

Keion Davis

RB, 6-1, 185

Langston Hughes High School

Fairburn, Ga.

Recruited by: Thomas Brown

Rated a two-star prospect by Rivals … Also had offers from Georgia Southern, Georgia State, Indiana, Louisville, Mississippi State and South Alabama … Runs the 40-yard dash in 4.5 seconds … Bench presses 225 pounds … Had 213 carries for 1,652 yards and 24 touchdowns and 13 catches for 180 yards and three scores in 12 games for Langston Hughes (10-2) in 2013 … Had 197 carries for 1,068 yards and 12 touchdowns and five catches for 50 yards and two scores in 11 games for Langston Hughes (10-2) in 2012 … Is a two-sport athlete at Langston Hughes, where he starts at shooting guard for the basketball team … Plans to major in business.

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