Billy Rone, a 6’4, 290 lbs, offensive lineman from Glendale Community College (AZ) has committed to Marshall University. A three star prospect according to Rivals, Rone was named a All-ACCAC second team selection in 2011. Rone took an official visit to Marshall during the East Carolina game on November 26th and also held scholarship offers from Indiana, Mississippi State, East Carolina, and Akron.
Unlike fellow junior college recruits Gage Niemeyer and Ken Smith, Rone will not enroll at Marshall this week. Expect to see him in a Thundering Herd uniform this August for preseason practice.
For more on Rone follow the links below:
1) Rivals.com profile.
2) Scout.com profile.
3) ESPN.com profile.
4) 2011 All-ACCAC 1st and 2nd team football list.