Normal, IL (Sports Network) - Illinois State has added former Ohio State
linebacker David Perkins and Citrus Junior College punter C.J. Laros to its
program, the Missouri Valley Football Conference school announced Monday.
Both players have enrolled in classes at Illinois State and are eligible for
the 2013 season.
The 6-foot-2, 228-pound Perkins, from South Bend, Ind., played in nine games
for Ohio State as a true freshman last season, registering six tackles and a
Laros, 6-1, 195, played two seasons at Citrus JC in California. He is a native
The pair join two other transfers signed by Illinois State in the winter,
quarterback Jared Barnett and running back Collin Keoshian.
Coach Brock Spack's Redbirds had a 9-4 record last season and finished with a
No. 8 ranking in The Sports Network FCS Top 25. They will open the 2013 season
on Aug. 29 at Ball State.
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