Wilder Adds Four to 2019 Recruiting Class
By ODU Athletics
NORFOLK, Va. – Old Dominion University football head coach Bobby Wilder added four student-athletes on Wednesday, including Jorell Baum, Joshua Burdsall, Javon Harvey and Terry Jones.
The signing of the four student-athletes is in addition to the 24 players added during the mid-year signing period.
“We are excited to add these four student-athletes to our current list of outstanding recruits for the 2019 team,” Wilder said. “Our staff will continue to recruit for our current roster throughout the spring.”
Jorell Baum – 6-3, 220 – DE – Elizabeth City, N.C./Northeastern
A three-star recruit by 247 sports … The No. 66 ranked recruit in North Carolina … Helped Northeastern to an undefeated regular season with a 10-0 record and a pair of shutouts … Earned 2017 Daily Advance All-Area and Northeastern Coastal Conference all-conference team selection … Helped Northeastern to a 13-1 record and berth in the state title game as a junior … Registered 90 tackles and six sacks as a junior.
Joshua Burdsall – 6-0, 200 – LB – Woodbridge, Va./Forest Park
A three-year starter at Forest Park, Burdsall led the team in rushing and tackles as a junior, and in tackles as a senior … As a junior he earned second-team all-district honors at running back and linebacker.
Javon Harvey – 5-11, 180 – WR – Norfolk, Va./Lake Taylor
A two-star recruit by 247 sports … Earned first-team All-Region, All-District and All-Tidewater honors at defensive back, wide receiver and punt returner as a senior … Helped Lake Taylor to a 13-2 record and the Virginia state title game … Registered 50 tackles, eight pass breakups and three interceptions as a senior, in addition to catching 36 passes for 866-yards and 10 touchdowns … Caught five passes for 211-yards and a touchdown in the state semifinal win over Eastern View.
Terry Jones – 6-1, 180 –S - Baltimore, Md./Mergenthaler Vo Tech
Helped Mergenthaler to an 11-2 record, a regional championship and berth in the state semifinals … Ranked as the No. 41 recruit in Maryland … Earned first-team All-Metro honors … Played in the Maryland Crab Bowl all-star game … A three-year starter at wide receiver and safety … Registered 14 touchdowns as a senior, catching 40 passes for 521-yards … Totaled seven interceptions, returning two for touchdowns … Returned two punts for touchdowns … Registered 92 tackles as a senior.