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Cougars Send Eight To Four-Year Schools

COC Football lands eight scholarships, with more to come before year ends

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. – On the first day of National Signing Day, eight College of the Canyons football players have signed letters of intent with their respective colleges. Headlining the still growing list is offensive lineman Kainoa LaCount and cornerback Chris Black who inked with the University of Hawaii.


LaCount, who will return to his home state of Hawaii, was a unanimous selection All-Western State Conference honoree. As an offensive lineman, the sophomore helped Canyons top the conference in scoring offense, total offense, fourth down conversions, red zone offense and first downs.


Sophomore defensive back Black, a Plantation, Fla., native, was seventh on the team in tackles with 35, 30 solo, while garnering four interceptions and 15 pass breakups.


The Cougars will continue to commit to four-year universities as they finish their educational requirements.


Name                                       Yr.       Pos.     Ht.       Wt.      University

Kainoa LaCount                       So        OL       6-7       305      Hawaii

Chris Black                              So        DB       5-10     175      Hawaii

Fred Anderson                         Fr         DB       6-2       180      Portland State

Tyler Staley                              So        OL       6-3       290      Portland State

Marcus Udell                            So        DB       6-1       195      Middle Tennessee

Matt Fort                                 Fr         OL       6-2       245      Dubuque

Jovonne Augustus                     So        WR      6-5       220      Grand Valley State

Clayton Byrd                            So        DL       6-6       265      Charleston Southern

Cougars Send Eight To Four-Year Schools

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