"The University of Houston remains in the running for one of the nation's top football recruits.
"Keondre Coburn, a four-star defensive tackle from Westfield, has the Cougars among 16 schools still under consideration.
"Coburn, who is 6-3 and 334 pounds, is ranked No. 49 on the ESPN300 list of top national recruits for the class of 2018...
"It remains to be seen what type of edge the Cougars might have with their Westfield connection that includes All-American defensive tackle Ed Oliver and new defensive line coach A.J. Blum, who served as Westfield's defensive coordinator from 2009-16."