In the last month, Palomar College has had six of its football players commit to four-year colleges to continue their next step toward becoming professionals. Five of the players came from this last season’s Patriot Bowl-winning team, while one of the players from 2013 made his commitment.
Wide receiver M.J. Bailey, who tied for the team lead this last season with 6 touchdowns while leading the team with 855 receiving yards, committed to NCAA Division II school Idaho State University. His running mate, receiver Damon Nolan will be moving on to Baker University, part of the NAIA. Cornerback Javante O’Roy, who holds the team record for longest interception at 101 yards, has committed to Division I Texas State.
Defensive tackle Joe Naoala will be moving on to Division I Montana State, while linebacker Austin Wolfff will be continuing on at Division I Portland State. Deep snapper Jared Sargent, a member of the 2013 team, will be going to Division II Azuza Pacific to continue his studies.