Over time, certain college football programs develop a reputation for producing NFL-worthy stars in certain positions. When it comes to tight ends, look to Iowa; for wide receivers, it’s Ohio State; and for the defensive backs, there’s LSU.
When it comes to Northwestern, the first thing that comes to mind is the academics. In fact, however, the Big Ten school is becoming a hub for quality defensive players, particularly in the back end.
This week, the Wildcats added two more potential contributors to their secondary school and received signings from two Class of 2024 three-star cornerbacks.
Frederick Douglass (Ky.) 3-star cornerback Terrion Hicks
— TERRION HICKS™️ (@HicksTerrion) June 7, 2023
According to the composite ranking, Hicks is (1.75 meters tall, weighs 75 kilograms). overall in 11th place in the state of Kentucky and No. 104 at its location. He also had offers from Akron, the Army, Central Michigan, Eastern Kentucky, Marshall, Miami (Ohio), Western Michigan and Kentucky.
West Bloomfield (Mich.) 3-star cornerback Jamir Benjamin
— Jamir Benjamin 4⭐️ CB (@JamirB6) June 8, 2023
Benjamin (5’7″, 170 pounds) is classified No. 11 overall in MichiganNo. 48 for cornerbacks and No. 476 nationally in his class. 27 other programs made offers including Stanford, Boston College and Michigan.
Northwest now has nine hard commits in the 2024 recruitment cycle. This group ranks 29th nationally.
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