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FCS Football Front Page: The latest news, notes, & recruiting updates: July 17

Another edition of the FCS Football Front Page is here. Each day we will bring you the top stories from around the country regarding FCS Football. From coaching changes to recruiting updates, and everything in-between the FCS Football Front Page has you covered.

3-Star QB Ethan Terrell Commits To Jackson State

2024 quarterback Ethan Terrell announced his commitment to Jackson State. The 6-foot-3, 189-pound quarterback is from Lewisville High School in Lewisville, Texas. He committed to the Tigers over offers from Air Force, Jacksonville State, and Northern Arizona. 

Terrell is the No. 99 quarterback and No. 232 prospect in the state of Texas, according to On3 Sports. He was named the unanimous Texas District 6-6A Offensive Newcomer of the Year in his sophomore season. He finished the year with 2,483 passing yards, 17 passing touchdowns, five interceptions, and two rushing touchdowns.

Terrell followed up his breakout sophomore season with a strong rushing performance in 2022. He recorded 1,080 rushing yards, 18 rushing touchdowns, 1,302 passing yards, seven passing touchdowns, and seven interceptions last season. 

BCU DB De’Vuntray Hampton Transfers To Western Carolina

Former Bethune-Cookman defensive back De’Vuntray Hampton announced his transfer to Western Carolina. He will have one year of eligibility remaining for the Catamounts.

Hampton spent three seasons at Bethune-Cookman, seeing action in 29 games for the Wildcats. He played a major role as a true freshman, recording 15 tackles, two pass breakups, and one interception. He finished his final two seasons with 82 total tackles, 11.5 tackles for loss, four sacks, 11 pass breakups, and two forced fumbles. 

Hampton signed with the Wildcats out of Pahokee (Fla.) High School over offers from Wake Forest and Charlotte. He had a breakout performance at the 2017 Mark Richt Football Camp with eight interceptions. 

Former UIW QB Lindsey Scott Jr. Joins GJ Kinne At Texas State

Former Incarnate Word quarterback Lindsey Scott Jr. has joined his former head coach, GJ Kinne, at Texas State. Scott will serve as an offensive analyst for the Bobcats.

Scott won the Walter Payton Award and was a consensus first-team FCS All-American selection last season. He had a record-setting season with 4,686 passing yards, 60 passing touchdowns, 712 rushing yards, and 11 rushing touchdowns. He broke the previous FCS record for passing touchdowns, held by Sam Houston State quarterback Jeremiah Briscoe since 2016.

Scott started his career at LSU, entering the transfer portal after his freshman season. He led East Mississippi CC to the NJCAA national championship before transferring to Missouri for one season. He then spent three seasons at Nicholls State, where he ranks sixth all-time in career passing yards in only 18 games played. 

Austin Peay TE Brandon Lanier Transfers To Western Illinois

Former Austin Peay tight end Brandon Lanier announced his transfer to Western Illinois. He will have three years of eligibility remaining for the Leathernecks. 

Lanier played two seasons at Austin Peay, seeing action in 19 games for the Governors. He recorded four receptions for 31 receiving yards, and four tackles on special teams. He signed with the Governors out of Mount Healthy High School in Cincinnati, Ohio. 

Lanier played quarterback for Mount Healthy and holds the single-game program record with eight touchdowns. He earned Division IIII OPSWA All-Ohio and first-team Division IIII All-Star honors in 2019.

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