Madisonville’s Jeriah Hightower commits to EKU football

Madisonville’s Jeriah Hightower commits to EKU football

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (WFIE) - On Tuesday, Kentucky’s leading rusher Jeriah Hightower announced on Twitter that he’s headed to Eastern Kentucky University.

The Madisonville running back finished the 2019 season ranked 40th in rushing yards in the nation.

In three seasons with the Maroons, he posted over 1,500 yards a season with nearly 2,500 his senior year.

Hightower scored 63 touchdowns in his career and averaged 162 yards a game.

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