Marshall received a verbal commitment today when Jordan Dowrey announced via Twitter he had accepted a scholarship offer from the Thundering Herd.
My dream has officially come true! I'm committed to Marshall University! #ThunderingHerd pic.twitter.com/NUZmAH0pAb
— Jordan Dowrey (@Dowrey58) December 17, 2013
A defensive tackle and offensive lineman at John Handley High School in Winchester V.A., Dowrey stands 6-foot-1, 270 lbs. Dowrey took an official visit to Marshall last week and also held offers from Connecticut and a host of FCS schools. Jordan’s brother Derek Dowrey is a sophomore defensive tackle at Penn State.
One of the top high school wrestlers in Virginia, Jordan won the 2013 AA state championship at 285 pounds and finished the season undefeated.