There are a lot of things that Brandon Doughty may not know at his young age. But what the North Broward Prep quarterback does realize is that making a commitment about his future is the most important decision he has ever had to deal with.
After committing to FAU a few weeks ago, the talented 6-3, 200-pounder, who led his team to the playoffs the past two years, began to weigh his options. While the Owls have a tremendous program, and his decision was based on a great coaching staff and a program on the rise, Doughty didn't feel that the program was a right fit for him.
On Wednesday night, after sitting down with his family and laying everything on the table, he felt comfortable with his choice. Next Wednesday, Doughty will sign with Western Kentucky University.
"This is a chance of a lifetime for me," Doughty said. "New coaching staff, an opportunity to compete for playing time as a freshman and a school that was certainly a great fit for my future."
Doughty has never quite gotten the recognition he deserved after throwing for over 4,000 yards the past two seasons for the Eagles after coming in from Chaminade-Madonna. Now, with WKU, he believes that his talents will be used.
With first year head coach Willie Taggart coming in from Stanford along with Offensive Coordinator and Quarterback Coach Mike Stanford, Doughty feels that he has the opportunity to get in on the ground floor with the rest of the quarterbacks on the roster.
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