- High School Sports
- Published: Dec. 20, 2023, 8:00 p.m.
It didn’t return agelong for Elijah Easley to take his assemblage shot home.
The Ann Arbor Huron linebacker and moving backmost announced connected societal media Wednesday his determination to perpetrate to Army West Point, 1 time aft receiving his offer.
Easley, a 6-foot-1, 210-pound senior, received nan connection from Army connected Tuesday and quickly made nan prime to subordinate nan Black Knights’ program.
“I really want to convey each nan coaches astatine Army for this opportunity, and believing successful my talent,” Easley wrote connected X. “I committedness you made nan correct choice.”
Easley was 1 of Huron’s astir accordant players connected some sides of nan shot successful 2023.
He recorded 106 full tackles pinch 28 for nonaccomplishment and 7 sacks, while besides finishing nan twelvemonth pinch 572 rushing yards and 9 rushing touchdowns.
Those numbers helped Easley earned all-conference and Ann Arbor Dream Team nickname to adjacent retired his precocious schoolhouse career.
Easley is rated arsenic a 2-star imaginable and classed arsenic nan No. 72 subordinate successful Michigan for nan 2024 recruiting class, according to 247Sports.