By Phil Jensen
Thursday, December 19th, 2013 at 11:40 pm in Uncategorized.
Four Laney College football players signed Division I scholarships Wednesday.
Defensive lineman Joe Fotu is headed to Illinois after an impressive season. The 6-foot-4, 275-pound San Leandro High graduate had 40 tackles, seven tackles for loss, six sacks and three fumble recoveries for the 8-3 Eagles this past season.
Offensive lineman Wendell Taiese signed with Iowa State. The 6-foot-6, 330-pound Taiese, who played left guard this past season for the Eagles, is a McClymonds High graduate.
Another offensive lineman, center Anthony Vivieros, signed with Sacramento State. The 6-2, 280-pounder is a Castro Valley High graduate.
Linebacker Jerome McElroy is headed to the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio. He had 65 tackles, 13 sacks, and eight tackles for loss this past season.