Five players from the Central football squad have made their college decisions according to Bears head coach Mike Einspahr.
QB Josh Burkhart and WR Nick Kroner will play for Methodist University, a Division III school located in Fayetteville, N.C. Burkhart completed 60-of-144 passes for 748 yards with four touchdowns. He also rushed 24 times for 80 yards and three more scores. Kroner caught five passes in 2010 for 63 yards.
RB Charlie Stanley and lineman Cleo Loder will take their talents to Dodge City Community College in Dodge City, Kan. Stanley carried 60 times for 212 yards and one touchdown and also had 17 tackles on defense. Loder starred on the offensive and defensive lines for Central.
FB/LB Mike Bailey is headed to Concordia University Chicago. Bailey got 17 carries for the Bears in 2010 and rushed for 91 yards. He also proved his versatility by catching 14 passes for 124 yards and was second on the team with 81 tackles (44 solo). Concordia University Chicago is a Division III program.