Buccaneers sign five during early signing period

Buccaneers sign five during early signing period

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Charleston Southern announced the 2019 early football signing class on Wednesday afternoon. Five players signed to enroll at CSU this fall for the 2019 season.

The Buccaneers class features three players from the state of North Carolina, including teammates coming from the defensive side of the ball at William A. Hough High School. CSU adds one player from Florida and one from Georgia to wrap up the early signing class.

Benjamin Moxley Offensive Line * 6-1 * 275 Lake Mary, Fla. * Lake Mary High School

  • Four-Time All-Conference selection
  • Three-Time All-District selection
  • Two-Time All-Region selection
  • 2018 All-State selection
  • Regional All-Star Game
  • State All-Star Game
  • Honor Roll recipient
  • Four-Time Wrestling Regional Qualifier
  • Three-Time State Qualifier
  • Lined up under Head Coach Scott Perry
  • Son of Maureen Moxley and Tim Moxley

Kevon Hilliard Outside Linebacker/Defensive End * 6-2 * 225 Huntersville, N.C. * William A. Hough High School

  • 290 tackles, 68 tackles for loss, 39 sacks
  • Posted one interception
  • Four-Time All-Conference selection
  • Four-Year Letterman
  • Lined up under Head Coach Matt Jenkins
  • Son of Farrah and Gerald Hilliard
  • Father played at Livingstone from 1995-99

Jay Thompson Safety * 6-0 * 180 Monroe, Ga. * Monroe Area High School

Justin Holsclaw Linebacker * 6-1 * 200 Kannapolis, N.C. * A.L. Brown High School

Will Fording Safety * 5-10 * 185 Cornelius, N.C. * William A. Hough High School