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Friday December 9th, 2016 10:26AM

Southern inks seven running backs in latest class

By The Associated Press
STATESBORO -- Georgia Southern's fourth signing class under coach Jeff Monken included a strong emphasis on running backs, defensive backs and defensive linemen.<br /> <br /> Of the 23 players to sign with Georgia Southern on Wednesday, seven were running backs. The class includes six defensive backs and five defensive linemen.<br /> <br /> Monken and his staff signed 18 players from Georgia.<br /> <br /> The class includes running back Xavier Tobler, who helped lead Ware County to the Class AAAAA state championship game. Among other running backs: Chaz Thornton of Stephens County, Cam Lewis of North Gwinnett, Chris Jordan of Thomson, Keshun Hill of Northside-Warner Robins and Demarcus Godfrey of East Coweta.<br /> <br /> The only quarterback in the class is Alfred "L.A." Ramsby from Cincinnati, who topped 1,600 yards rushing and 1,600 yards passing for Colerain High School.
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