Tag:Jayron Kearse
Posted on: January 16, 2012 7:01 pm

Miami Junior Day nets three 2013 commits

Posted by Bryan Fischer

With Miami's class of 2012 pretty much set with Signing Day two and a half weeks out, the coaching staff has turned most of their attention toward next year with one of their annual Junior Days on Sunday and it has paid off in the form of three commitments from Fort Lauderdale (Fla.) running back Alex Collins, Delray Beach (Fla.) defensive tackle Keith Bryant and former Auburn pledge and Fort Meyers (Fla.) athlete Jayron Kearse.

"The junior day was awesome and I knew during the visit that was the school I wanted to play for," Bryant told InsidetheU.com. "Miami is my dream school and as soon as they said they were going to offer me, I had to commit."

The 6-foot-2, 290-pound Bryant also held an offer from Marshall and was drawing plenty of interest from other top schools. He joined Kearse, a talented athlete who is the nephew of former NFL defensive end Jevon Kearse, and the 5-foot-11, 185-pound Collins as Hurricanes pledges after their trip to Coral Gables.

"I like how it is so close to home and I feel very comfortable with the coaches," Collins said. "I feel like I can go there and play right away."

The trio gives Miami four commitments in the class of 2013 with over a year before things become official. Kearse recently transferred high schools after rushing for 1,459 yards last year as a junior.
Posted on: August 29, 2011 2:16 pm

Jevon Kearse's nephew commits to Auburn

Posted by Bryan Fischer

Former NFL Pro Bowler Jevon Kearse was nicknamed "The Freak" thanks to his size and speed coming off the edge at Florida in the mid-90's. While he'll always be a Gator, he might have to start pulling for Auburn when the two schools are not playing each other after his nephew, Fort Myers (Fla.) athlete Jayron Kearse, committed to the Tigers on Sunday.

"I talked to Coach (Gene) Chizik and told him I am going to be a Tiger," Kearse told AuburnSports.com. "I told him I already knew where I wanted to go to college so I wanted to go ahead and get it out of the way. I knew I wanted to be an Auburn Tiger and I said, 'Why not just go ahead and do it.'"

The 6-foot-4, 180-pounder is a class of 2013 athlete and will likely head to the Plains as a wide receiver. Kearse held offers from Clemson, West Virginia and UCF among others but selected Auburn with the backing of a supportive uncle.

"He told me it was my decision," said Jayron. "He is really supportive of my decision. He told me he wouldn't have a problem with whatever school I chose to go to."

The younger Kearse rushed for 1,049 yards and 18 total touchdowns last season as a sophomore quarterback. He is Auburn's third commitment for the class of 2013 and first on the offensive side of the ball.

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