BUTLER, Ind. - Eastside High School senior Aaron Dean has signed on to play college football at Trine University.
Dean put pen to paper Wednesday, signing his national letter of intent to join the Thunder, which plays in the NCAA’s Division III. He plans to study exercise science at Trine.
Dean, a slotback receiver, caught 46 passes for 731 yards and 11 touchdowns this past season; and he added 52 tackles on the defensive side of the ball. Dean garnered All-Northeast Corner Conference honors and was named Honorable Mention Class 1A All-State by The Associated Press. Dean is part of a Blazers senior class that won four-straight NECC Small Division Championships.
Eastside is one of 25 regional high schools that partners with Parkview Sports Medicine for athletic training and other medical services for student-athletes.