PRESTONSBURG – Prestonsburg High School graduate Dalton Frasure is preparing for his first season with the Morehead State University football program. Frasure was one of two tight ends to sign with the Eagles as part of the 2016 recruiting class.
Frasure was the 2015 Class 2A, District 8 Player of the Year for veteran head coach John DeRossett at Prestonsburg High School. He rushed for 4,489 career yards and 66 touchdowns during his high school career. As a junior, Frasure rushed for 1,614 yards. During his senior season, Frasure rushed for 1,430 yards. The versatile Frasure had 1,162 career receiving yards and hauled in 14 scoring receptions. Frasure also played on defense as a junior and senior, amassing 119 total tackles.
One of the top players in the history of the tradition-rich Prestonsburg football program, Frasure earned all-district and all-region honors in each of his four high school seasons. He was named all-state three times. Frasure was named to the 2016 Class of the Commonwealth Team and helped Prestonsburg win two region titles.
The Eagles are under the direction of head coach Rob Tenyer, who was named the 14th head football coach in Morehead State history on Dec. 13, 2012. He had previously served as an assistant coach at MSU for 12 seasons. Tenyer’s contract has been extended through the 2019 season.
Morehead State has six home games as part of its 11-game schedule for the 2016 season. The Eagles are slated to host Lincoln (Pa.) (Sept. 17) for a home opener and Family Weekend. Morehead State is slated to entertain Marist (Oct. 15) for Homecoming.