Valparaiso University head football coach Tom Horne announced the addition of four transfers to the Crusaders' team. Joining Valpo are tailback Nick Reid from Arizona Western JC in Yuma, Ariz.; defensive back Elliot Powell from Fullerton (Cal.) JC; defensive end Tony Hart from Valparaiso HS and Saginaw Valley State; and offensive lineman Josh Silko from Hope College. All four enrolled at Valpo in January.
Reid, a 6'1", 240-pound junior, has been timed at 4.5 seconds in the 40-yard dash and ran the high hurdles in 14.8 seconds, according to Horne.
Powell, a 6'1", 190-pound sophomore, has run the 100-meters in 10.5 seconds.
Hart, a 6'3", 250-pound junior, played two years at Saginaw Valley. Silko, a 6'2", 265-pound junior, also played two seasons for Hope.
Powell has three seasons of eligibility remaining, while Reid, Hart and Silko have two years of eligibility.