Head Coach Bryson Signs Four New Players Prior to BlueCats Game
The Ohio Valley Greyhounds today announced the signing of (4) four new players to their roster prior to the home game against Evansville on Saturday April 28th. . All of today's announced players will be new to the Greyhound organization. The players are running back Jay Bailey, defensive back K. C. Cavette, nose guard Rorie Tyris, and wide receiver Mo Little..
" I am very excited to be announcing the signing of these four very talented ballplayers that will be coming on to help us at a variety of positions", said Ervin Bryson, Greyhounds Head Coach. "This group of guys have excelled where ever they have played, several of them have experience at the professional level, and can play on both sides of the ball. With the addition of these new players, we are filling some positions where we have identified weaknesses in our roster. I believe we are putting together a very solid, experienced team as we head into the meat of our season as we prep-are our run for the play-offs and League Championship. This game against Evansville on Saturday will be an excellent test for the Hounds squad. ", Bryson continued.
The Hounds will be playing the Evansville BlueCats at WesBanco Arena Saturday night April 28th. This is a rematch of the March 31st game that saw the BlueCats up-end the Greyhounds by a 47 - 24 score on the BlueCats home turf in Evansville. In that game the BlueCats had to turn to Ton Ton Luzayadio who went 4 for 5 on field goals. On defense , The Blue Cats had a big game from Ladrelle Bryant and Johnny Brown who each had two sacks. For the Greyhounds defense, Stephen Agyeman was all over the field with 12 total tackles and one interception. The Hounds are looking to get back into the win column on Saturday prior to going on the road next week to Rockford, Illinois where they will take on the Rock River Raptors on Saturday May 5th.
Tyris Rorie - New to the Hound as offensive line at nose guard is Tyris Rorie at 6' 1" 330 lbs. Tyris is a native of Monroe, North Carolina where he played his high school football as a defensive tackle at Monroe High School and earned the Rocky River Conference "Player of the Year", All-County Honors, All- Piedmont Region Honors and Honorable Mention for All-State in North Carolina. Tyris went on to play his college football at North Carolina Central University in Durham, North Carolina where he played defensive tackle where he earned CIAA Conference defensive player honors as a defensive tackle.
Jay Bailey - Brought in as running back & kick returner for the Hounds is Jay Bailey at 6' 1" 215 lbs. Jay is a native of Clarksville, Tennessee. Jay attended Austin Peay State University and has four years of pro football experience with the Montreal Alloutes, Evansville BlueCats, the Tri-Cities Fever, and I previous stint with the Ohio Valley Greyhounds.
K. C. Cavette - Cavette is a native of Flint, Michigan and has been brought to the Hounds a defensive back and safety. K. C. is 5' 11" and weighs 205 lbs and played his high school football at Flint Northern in Flint, Michigan and his college football at Jackson State in Jackson, Mississippi.
Mo Little - Mo has been brought in to assist at the wide receiver position and is 6' 4" 240 lbs. Mo played his college football at the University of Oklahoma. Mo was previously played for the Hounds at wide receiver and most recently has been serving as the Greyhounds strength and training coach.
Tickets are now on sale for the Evansville and future home games and may be purchased by check, money order, or credit card. Season tickets may be purchased at the: WesBanco Arena Box Office - 2 Fourteenth Street - Wheeling, WV (304) 233-4470
The Greyhound office is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 am. to 5:00 pm and may be reached by calling (304) 232-1918 for additional information.
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