Southern adds two more players to football signing class
Joplin, Mo. -- Missouri Southern head coach Daryl Daye has announced two more student-athletes that have signed with the football team as part of his 2012 recruiting class.
Both players are linebackers and hail from the states of Texas and Louisiana.
Gino Dago is a 6-1, 200 pound backer from Westside High School in Houston, Texas. He was a three-year letter winner and a starter for the past two seasons. A top 100 player in the Houston area, Dago was a first-team All-District pick and was his team MVP leading them to two district championships. He holds the school record for career interceptions (13) and also ran track, lettering twice. His brother, Eric, played football at the University of Utah.
Deano Casola is a 6-0, 230 pound backer from West Monroe, Louisiana where he played at West Monroe High School. A fourt-time letterman, Casola was a four-time All-District linebacker, a four-time All-Northeast pick, a three time All-State pick, while leading his team to two state championships. He was twice named his team's Defensive MVP, while being the defensive captain, as well. This past season, Casola had 93 tackles with four sacks and 28 tackles for a loss. He forced four fumbles and recovered three.