Wesson Cobra Kaleb Chase chooses Midway College for football

Published 1:30 pm Wednesday, May 15, 2024

Wesson senior Kaleb Chase recently signed to continue his football career by signing a letter-of-intent with Midway University, a Christian university of approximately 1,900 students located in Midway, Kentucky.

Chase was one of only two seniors on the 2023 Wesson football team for head coach Jeremy Loy. The other senior, running back Zevante Stapleton, has previously inked to play football next year at Lyon College in Arkansas.

Midway College is a NAIA member school. The Eagles play Sprint Football, which is football that is weight regulated, no team member may weigh more than 178-pounds.

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The versatile Chase should fit in nicely on the roster as he showed grit, speed, and agility while filling in a variety of sorts for Wesson during his career.

Chase was named Daily Leader All-Area as a senior defensive back. There he made 51 tackles and broke up two passes for a Wesson team that finished 8-2.

Offensively, Chase caught 19 passes for 302 yards and four touchdowns to earn All-Region honors.

“Kaleb is a very respectful, hard working and dedicated young man,” said Loy. “He helped our team tremendously over the last four years. His qualities that helped him be a starter and major contributor to our team will carry with him and I have no doubt he will do great.”