Two Southerners sign on to boost Morthland football
Morthland College added two football players with nearly 2,000 receiving yards between them in their senior high school year, according to the school's sports Twitter feed.
Brice Spence of Corinth, Mississippi, had 911 yards rushing, 913 yards receiving, 498 kick-return yards and 20 touchdowns in 35 games at Corinth High School, according to MaxPreps.com. He was a wide receiver on the North roster for the 2013 Bernard Blackwell North/South All-Star Game, an annual contest among the top senior players in Mississippi.
Jonathan Jethroe of Fort Campbell, Kentucky, earned numerous honors at Fort Campbell High School, according to a profile page under his name on the National Underclassmen website. He is listed as a three-time All-Western Kentucky Conference selection, including being named Offensive Player of the Year in 2012-13. In 2013-14, he had 821 yards receiving and eight touchdowns, and also had 90 tackles, three interceptions and two forced fumbles.