CHICAGO - Saint Xavier University football coach Mike
Feminis decided to cross the state line in an effort to improve his 2011 roster
heading over to Lowell, Ind., to sign a pair of freshmen recruits from Lowell
High School. Running back Cole Midgett
and linebacker Jordan Juarez were two of the most recent additions to the 2011 Cougar
roster for next fall. Both athletes earned
first team recognition in the Lake Athletic Conference and were both named to
the Class 4A All-State Team with Juarez (6-0, 210 lbs.) earning first team
honors as a junior in 2009 and Midgett (5-9, 175 lbs.) claiming a spot on the
honorable mention all-state squad.
"Cole fits perfectly in our spread offense," says Feminis. "He's extremely quick and has good breakaway
speed, but he also has terrific hands and we use our running backs a lot as a
"Jordan might have fallen through the cracks, because he
missed half of last season due to injury," continued Feminis. "He's a kid that we think can play inside or
outside linebacker and we'll determine that once he gets to camp in August."