Sierra College's Devante Bond to sign with Miami Hurricanes, school saysBy: Journal sports staff
Sierra College’s Devante Bond has accepted a college football scholarship offer from the University of Miami, the school said in a news release Tuesday.
Bond will sign his letter of intent Wednesday in the Rocklin Campus Board Room at 11 a.m.
Bond, a 6-foot-3, 230-pound defensive end, attended Foothill High School in Sacramento.
He earned several community college honors after the 2012 season, including All-Valley Conference First Team Defense, Valley Conference Defensive MVP, All-California Region 1 First Team Defense and All-America First Team Defense.
The school said, “Bond’s scholarship to the nationally prominent Hurricane program is one of the biggest signings in Sacramento-area community college sports history.”
Under former head coach Jeff Tisdel, Bond played for Sierra College from 2011-12.
According to the school’s release, Bond led all California community college players with 17 sacks and three forced fumbles in 2012.
Additionally, Sierra wide receiver Vince Mayle (Inderkum) will sign with Washington State Wednesday, Journal correspondent Trevor Horn reports.