South Charleston High School senior football standout Zeiqui Lawton has committed to play college football at Cincinnati.
Lawton, the Black Eagles all-time sack leader, made the announcement Saturday evening on social media.
First, I would like to thank God for putting me in this position. I also would like to thank all the coaches who offered me and gave me an opportunity but I’ve decided to take my talents to … @BrianDohn247 @RivalsFriedman @CoachDMays pic.twitter.com/HTU5kug2f4
— Zeiqui Lawton (@ZeiquiL) November 8, 2020
The senior wrapped up the shortened regular season with 41 tackles, 14 tackles for a loss and nine sacks — bringing his career sack total to 29.
Lawton, a 247Sports three-star recruit, picked the Bearcats over offers from Oregon, Boise State, Illinois and West Virginia (which had backed off the in-state star in recent months) among others.