Jeriah Hightower signs with EKU


MADISONVILLE, Ky. (WEHT) Jeriah Hightower has made it official. The Madisonville-North Hopkins running back has signed with Eastern Kentucky.

The Maroons senior led Kentucky in rushing last season with 3001 yards.

He is also the 2019 Home Team Friday MVP of The Year.

Hightower says, ” Honestly the thing I’m most excited to do when I get to Eastern Kentucky is just play football. That’s why I’m going there. The thing I want to do is play football and get a good education. It’s just a great place, a great atmosphere. “

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(This story was originally published on February 11, 2020)

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