Two Galion athletes commit to colleges


By Brandon Klein - [email protected]



Jacob Staiger, left, and Drake Barnett pose together after committing to their respective colleges. Staiger will attend the University of Charleston to play offensive lineman on the football team, while Barnett will play running back for the University of Findlay.


National Signing Day has arrived.

Surrounded by family and friends, Galion senior running back Drake Barnett and senior offensive lineman Jacob Staiger committed to their respective colleges at Galion High School Wednesday morning.

Barnett will continue to play running back for the University of Findlay’s football team. He has not decided his major but is interested in criminal justice.

Staiger has signed on with the University of Charleston, where he will also play offensive lineman for its football program. He plans on studying business administration.

Jacob Staiger, left, and Drake Barnett pose together after committing to their respective colleges. Staiger will attend the University of Charleston to play offensive lineman on the football team, while Barnett will play running back for the University of Findlay.
http://galioninquirer.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_drake-2.jpgJacob Staiger, left, and Drake Barnett pose together after committing to their respective colleges. Staiger will attend the University of Charleston to play offensive lineman on the football team, while Barnett will play running back for the University of Findlay.

By Brandon Klein

[email protected]

Reach Klein at 419-468-1117, ext. 2048 or on Twitter at @brandoneklein.

Reach Klein at 419-468-1117, ext. 2048 or on Twitter at @brandoneklein.

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