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Glasgow lineman Jones commits to WKU

Jones becomes third commitment from Kentucky in 2020 class

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Another local prospect has committed to the Western Kentucky football program.

Glasgow senior offensive and defensive lineman Chase Jones announced his verbal commitment to the Hilltoppers via Twitter on Wednesday afternoon, making him the third Kentucky prospect to commit to WKU’s Class of 2020.

— Chase Jones (@2020Chasejones) November 6, 2019

Jones joins South Warren offensive lineman Colt Jackson and LaRue County tight end Mark Goode as the in-state commitments.

Jones will be a preferred walk-on as either an offensive or defensive lineman. A three-star prospect by 247sports and two-star recruit by Rivals, Jones holds one other reported offer from Western Michigan.

The 6-foot-4, 280-pound lineman tweeted about his opportunity to play for WKU on Tuesday and announced his commitment Wednesday afternoon.

The senior has 38 tackles and two sacks for the Scotties this year. Glasgow is 9-1 entering the Class 3A playoffs this Friday.

WKU had another shakeup in its 2020 recruiting class with Georgia running back Rashad Amos announcing via Twitter on Wednesday he is de-committing from the Hilltoppers. Amos recently picked up offers from South Carolina and Boise State.

WKU’s Current Class of 2020

Talique Allen, S, Peach County HS, Fort Valley, Ga.

Travis Collier, ATH, Douglas County HS, Douglasville, Ga.

Mark Goode, TE, LaRue County HS, Hodgenville

Brandon Higgs, CB, Hillcrest High School, Simpsonville, S.C.

Colt Jackson, OL, South Warren HS, Bowling Green

Chase Jones, OL/DL, Glasgow HS, Glasgow

Aaron Key, OLB, Tucker HS, Tucker, Ga.

Rasheed Miller, OL, Frostproof HS, Frostproof, Fla.

David Ndukwe, DE/DL, Arabia Mountain HS, Decatur, Ga.

Darius Ocean, QB, Hough HS, Clayton, N.C.

Dezmion Roberson, MLB, Elba High School, Elba, Ala.

Darrion Robinson, WR/ATH, Pasco HS, Dade City, Fla.

Shamar Sandgren, WR, Bluffton HS, Bluffton, S.C.

Noah Whittington, RB, Peach County HS, Fort Valley, Ga.

Jalen Williams, WR/ATH, Lake Minneola HS, Minneola, Fla.

​— Follow sports reporter Elliott Pratt on Twitter @EPrattBGDN or visit bgdailynews.com

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