Alabama cornerback Myers commits to WKU

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The Western Kentucky football program received a verbal commitment Wednesday from Cardavion Myers.


Myers is a 6-foot, 175-pound cornerback from Piedmont, Ala. He's considered a two-star prospect who reportedly holds scholarship offers from Liberty, Middle Tennessee, Southern Mississippi, Troy, Alabama Birmingham, Appalachian State, South Alabama, Toledo and Tulane.

At Piedmont High School, Myers played both cornerback and quarterback. He was 41 of 65 for 896 yards and 13 touchdowns to go along with 1,071 yards rushing and six scores. Myers made eight tackles in limited time on defense this season after making 60 tackles and four interceptions in 2016.

Myers is the 22nd member of the 2018 signing class for WKU. He joins linebacker Trey Urquhart of Kennesaw, Ga., athlete Trevez Traynor of Doss High School, running back Gino Appleberry from Atlanta, defensive end Devin Bell of Goshen, Ala., wide receiver Kawan Williams of Savannah, Ga., defensive back Shannon Bishop of Pleasure Ridge Park High School, linebacker Mario Wright of Flassmoor, Ill., defensive tackle Lichon Terrell of Hogansville, Ga., defensive tackle Deporess Schletty of Alpharetta, Ga., athlete Maurquel Dillard of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., offensive lineman Sam Stovall of Chattanooga, Tenn., linebacker Tre Leslie of Tucker, Ga., wide receiver Spencer Gaddis of Alpharetta, Ga., defensive back Jayden Patterson Lawrenceville, Ga., offensive lineman Troy Ingle of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., defensive back Malik Occiur of Oakland Park, Fla., offensive lineman Gunner Britton of Conway, S.C., defensive back Bryand Rincher of Sunrise, Fla., defensive lineman Nazir Sy of Norcross, Ga., wide receiver Russell Brown of Lehigh Acres, Fla., defensive back Arthur Brathwaite of Flanagan, Fla., and defensive end Roderic Forts of Ellenwood, Ga.

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