Troy wraps up busy weekend of football recruiting

Published 9:01 am Tuesday, January 23, 2024

Over the weekend the Troy Trojans landed five commitments for the Class of 2024, including two junior college (JUCO) transfers and three high school recruits with two of those being in-state players.

The two-instate players are Andalusia linebacker Kam Weaver and Saraland defensive tackle Jermaine Paramore. Weaver is ranked as a three-star prospect by 247Sports and flipped his original commitment from Charlotte to Troy. He also had offers from other schools like Coastal Carolina, Arkansas State, James Madison and Southern Miss. In 2022, Weaver tallied 77 tackles, 18 tackles-for-loss, 3.5 sacks, three interceptions and 12 pass breakups in 2015 as he helped lead Andalusia to a state championship.

Paramore committed to Troy over offers from Austin-Peay, North Alabama, Bethune-Cookman, Nicholls, Georgia Southern and Alabama State.

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In 2023, Parmore tallied 45 tackles, 18 tackles-for-loss and five sacks in 13 games and also was named to the AHSAA North-South All-Star Game. In 2022, he helped lead Saraland to a 6A State Championship as he tallied 74 tackles, 19 tackles-for-loss and 3.5 sacks. Saraland also finished runner-up this past season.

The Trojans also earned a commitment from Ware County High School offensive lineman Sharvon Pierre from Georgia. Pierre committed to Troy over offers from schools like Georgia Southern, Georgia State, Iowa State, Massachusetts and Western Kentucky. He helped lead his high school team to a 5A State Championship this past season.

Troy also landed commitments from a pair of JUCO standouts on the offensive line with New Mexico Military Institute offensive lineman Matt Henry and Hancock Community College lineman Casey Fua’Au.

Fua’au is a 6-foot-4-inch, 300-pounder that played high school football at Northwest High School in Tennessee. He earned All-Northern League honors this past season. Henry is a 6-foot-5-inch, 350 pound lineman that hails from Queensland, Australia.