Ball State Adds To Football

MUNCIE, Ind. – Ball State football head coach Mike Neu welcomed 15 student-athletes during the early signing period in December and added to the class with seven more newcomers today – Chris Agyemang, Jack Blanco, Lucas Borrow, Justin Campbell, Qian Magwood, Keionté Newson and J.T. Wahee.

The 2020 signing class includes five offensive linemen, four wide receivers, three defensive linemen, three defensive backs, three linebackers, two running backs, one punter and one athlete. The class features players from 11 states – Indiana (six), Ohio (three), Missouri (two), Tennessee (two), California (one), Georgia (one), Illinois (one), Massachusetts (one), Michigan (one), Pennsylvania (one), Virginia (one) and Wisconsin (one). There is also a newcomer making the trek to Muncie all the way from Australia.

Ball State concluded the 2019 season 5-7 overall and 4-4 in the Mid-American Conference. The Cardinals won the Bronze Stalk Trophy from Northern Illinois for the first time since 2008 and capped the year by knocking off MAC champion Miami for the Red Bird Rivalry Trophy, 41-27. Ball State led the conference in scoring (34.8 points per game) and total offense (463.0 yards per game). BSU’s defense tallied 24 turnovers, which ranked 15th nationally.

Ball State opens the 2020 season on Thursday, Sept. 3 with a home game against Maine. Other non-conference games include trips to Michigan (Sept. 12) and Indiana (Sept. 19), as well as a home game against Wyoming (Sept. 26). The league schedule will be announced at a later date.

To reserve season tickets, call the BSU ticket office at 1-888-BSU-TICKET Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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2020 Ball State University Football February Signees

Name                           Pos.     Ht.        Wt.       Cl.        Hometown (Previous School)

Chris Agyemang          DL        6-4       270      Gr.       Billerica, Mass. (Sacred Heart Univ.)

Jack Blanco                 SAF     6-0       200      Jr.        San Diego, Calif. (San Diego Mesa College)

Lucas Borrow               P          5-11     175      Fr.        Newcastle, NSW, Australia (Cardiff HS)

Justin Campbell           WR      6-5       180      Fr.        Suwanee, Ga. (Johns Creek HS)

Qian Magwood             WR      6-0       175      Fr.        Hilltop, Ohio (Walnut Ridge HS)

Keionté Newson           OLB     6-3       215      Fr.        Murfreesboro, Tenn. (Blackman HS)

J.T. Wahee                  DB       6-0       190      Gr.       Norfolk, Va. (Norfolk State Univ.)

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