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Cardinal Finalizes Class Kelly, McKee, Mangum-Farrar sign with Cardinal

Posted February 7, 2018 by in

STANFORD, Calif. – Bradford M. Freeman Director of Football David Shaw announced Wednesday that three student-athletes will continue their academic and athletic careers at Stanford.

Outside linebacker Caleb Kelly (Hapeville Charter/Fairburn, Ga.), quarterback Tanner McKee (Centennial/Corona, Calif.) and inside linebacker Jacob Mangum-Farrar (Kempner/Sugar Land, Texas) officially submitted their National Letter of Intent to Stanford University.

“Our 2018 class has many layers,” Shaw said. “We have two great future quarterbacks with Jack West coming in this summer and Tanner McKee coming to Stanford in 2020. Athleticism and versatility are the keys for our other offensive signees, both on the offense line and in the skill positions.
“Defensively, when you see the guys that we’ve added to our front seven all stand together, you see the size, length and athleticism we need to be the kind of attacking defense we want to be.
“With all of the spread passing teams we face, we are excited to add speed and length to our defensive backfield.”
The trio joins 11 student-athletes who signed a National Letter of Intent in December. Four more officially confirmed their enrollment at Stanford in December.

Wide receiver Simi Fehoko (Brighton/Sandy, Utah) and outside linebacker Tangaloa Kaufusi (East/Salt Lake City, Utah), who signed in 2016 before their LDS church missions, are also confirmed to join the incoming class this fall.

Stanford’s class is ranked 20th nationally by PrepStar. Six signees are ESPN300 recruits and 10 are prep All-Americans. Ten of the 14 student-athletes who signed a National Letter of Intent were rated as four-star recruits.
McKee, a consensus four-star recruit, was tabbed the nation’s third-best pro-style quarterback and California’s fifth-best overall recruit by 247Sports. He posted 2,150 yards passing and 23 touchdowns, 675 yards rushing and 11 touchdowns as a senior. McKee will serve a two-year LDS mission before enrolling at Stanford.
Mangum-Farrar will help fill the void left by departing fifth-year senior Kevin Palma at inside linebacker. He was a four-star recruit and Texas’ 46th-best prospect by 247Sports.
Kelly, a Georgia product, will add depth to the Cardinal’s outside linebacker corps. He was a consensus top-50 recruit nationally at his position while totaling 55 tackles and 15.5 sacks as a senior. Kelly led Hapeville Charter to the 2017 state title.

Stanford finished the 2017 season with a 9-5 record, and six of those wins came at Stanford Stadium.
The 2018 campaign will be the eighth for Bradford M. Freeman Director of Football David Shaw. He has an overall record of 73-22 with three Pac-12 titles and two wins in the Rose Bowl. Stanford won at least 11 games four times and had at least 10 wins five times under Shaw, while also going to a bowl game every season in which he has been the head coach. Shaw has been named Pac-12 Coach of the Year four times and AFCA Regional Coach of the Year three times.


February Signees
Caleb Kelly • Outside Linebacker • 6-3 • 206 • Hapeville Charter • Fairburn, Ga.
Jacob Mangum-Farrar • Inside Linebacker • 6-4 • 220 • Kempner • Sugar Land, Texas
Tanner McKee • Quarterback • 6-6 • 220 • Centennial • Corona, Calif.
December Signees
Ethan Bonner • Cornerback • 6-1 • 175 • The Woodlands • The Woodlands, Texas
Thomas Booker • Defensive End • 6-4 • 270 • Gilman • Ellicott City, Md.
Andres Fox • Defensive End • 6-4 • 240 • Mobile Christian • Mobile, Ala.
Donjae Logan • Cornerback • 5-11 • 180 • Desert Ridge • Mesa, Ariz.
Trey Stratford • Offensive Guard/Tackle • 6-4 • 275 • Allen • Allen, Texas
Jay Symonds • Fullback • 6-3 • 251 • Buckingham Browne & Nichols • Melrose, Mass.
Tobe Umerah • Outside Linebacker • 6-4 • 240 • Stratford • Macon, Ga.
Jack West • Quarterback • 6-4 • 210 • Saraland • Saraland, Ala.
Kendall Williamson • Cornerback • 6-1 • 190 • Brookwood • Snellville, Ga.
Michael Wilson • Wide Receiver • 6-2 • 190 • Chaminade • Simi Valley, Calif.
Justus Woods • Running Back • 6-1 • 205 • Charlotte Christian • Weddington, N.C.
Alex Gracey • Punter • 6-3 • 195 • Westminster • Atlanta, Ga.
TaeVeon Le • Tight End • 6-4 • 230 • Corona del Mar • Newport Beach, Calif.
Jake Lynch • Outside Linebacker • 6-2 • 220 • Cathedral Catholic • Del Mar, Calif.
Cameron McFarlane • Running Back • 6-0 • 200 • Polytechnic • Pasadena, Calif.

The Kelly File
• Prepped at Hapeville Charter (Ga.) under head coach Winston Gordon
• Nation’s 342nd-best recruit by PrepStar
• Nation’s 20th-best outside linebacker by PrepStar, 48th by ESPN, 49th by 247Sports
• Georgia’s 39th-best recruit by PrepStar, 71st by 247Sports, 78th by ESPN
• 55 tackles, 15.5 sacks as a senior
• 82 tackles, 15 tackles for loss, 10.5 sacks as a junior
• 2017 all-state
• 2017 all-region
• 2016 all-region
• Led team to 2017 state title
• Led team to pair of regional titles
• Full name is Caleb Leron Kelly
• Born in Palm Springs, California
• Son of Clinton Kelly and Pamela Howard
• Two siblings — Chris and Clinton
• National Honor Society
• One of three immediate family members with black belt 
The Mangum-Farrar File
• Prepped at Kempner (Texas) under head coach Darrin Andrus
• Varsity letters in football and track
• Nation’s 316th-best recruit by 247Sports
• Nation’s 23rd-best outside linebacker by 247Sports, 64th by ESPN
• Texas’ 46th-best recruit by 247Sports, 65th by PrepStar
• 85 tackles (nine for loss), two sacks, four forced fumbles, one fumble recovery for 99 yards as a senior
• 110.5 tackles (10 for loss), two sacks, two forced fumbles and three pass breakups as a junior
• Two-time all-district first team
• Two-time academic all-district
• 2017 Nike Regional Linebacker MVP
• District and area champion in 300m hurdles
• Full name is Jacob Avery Mangum-Farrar
• Born in Houston, Texas
• Son of Reginald Farrar and Stacy Mangum
• Two siblings — Jioia and Charles
• Enjoys viewing art
• Started playing football in high school
The McKee File
• Prepped at Centennial (Calif.) under head coach Matt Logan
• Varsity letters in football, basketball and volleyball
• Four-star recruit by Rivals, 247Sports, ESPN and PrepStar
• Nation’s 38th-best recruit by 247Sports, 58th by PrepStar, 76th by ESPN, 78th by Rivals
• Nation’s third-best pro-style quarterback by 247Sports, fourth by Rivals
• Nation’s fourth-best pocket passer by PrepStar, fifth by ESPN
• California’s fifth-best recruit by 247Sports, seventh by ESPN, 10th by PrepStar, 11th by Rivals
• 2,150 yards passing and 23 touchdowns, 675 yards rushing and 11 touchdowns as a senior
• 3,755 yards passing and 39 touchdowns, 539 yards rushing and 17 touchdowns as a junior
• 709 yards passing and 74 yards rushing as a sophomore
• School’s all-time leader in completion pct. (.730), second all-time in passing yards
• School’s record holder for longest pass play from scrimmage (96 yards)
• School’s single-game record holder for rushing yards by a quarterback (209 yards)
• 2018 Army All American Game
• 2018 Polynesian Bowl MVP
• Elite 11 Finalist
• 2017 all-state
• 2017 All-CIF
• 2017 Big VIII MVP
• 2016 all-state second team
• 2016 All-CIF
• 2016 Big VIII Player of the Year
• Led team to two CIF titles
• Led team to two league titles
• Born in Irvine, Calif.
• Full name is Tanner Jeremie McKee
• Son of Jeremie and Layna McKee
• Three siblings — Kayla, Alexa and Caden
• Enjoys playing ping pong
The Bonner File
• Prepped at The Woodlands (Texas) under head coach Mark Schmid
• Varsity letters in track and football
• Nation’s 78th-best cornerback by ESPN, 106th by 247Sports
• Texas’ 74th-best recruit by PrepStar, 140th by 247Sports, 156th by ESPN
• Five interceptions, 81 tackles, nine passes defended and two forced fumbles during prep career
• 2017 Texas High School Coaches Association academic all-state
• 2017 all-district first team
• 2017 all-county first team
• 2017 all-district academic team
• Led team to 2016 7-on-7 state title
• Led team to 2017 track and field state title
• Set 6A state record in 4×200-meter relay
• Born in Meridian, Miss.
• Full name is Ethan Kelly Bonner
• Son of Alan and Trisha Bonner
• One sibling, Olivia

The Booker File
• Prepped at Gilman (Md.) under head coach Timothy Holley
• Varsity letters in basketball, track and football
• Four-star recruit by Rivals, ESPN and PrepStar
• Nation’s 211th by ESPN, 205th by PrepStar
• Nation’s 16th-best defensive end by PrepStar and 23rd by ESPN
• Nation’s 21st-best strong-side defensive end by 247Sports
• Nation’s 18th-best defensive tackle by Rivals
• Maryland’s seventh-best recruit by Rivals, ESPN and PrepStar, 10th by 247Sports
• 39 tackles, five sacks, 9.0 tackles for loss, one forced fumble, two passes defended as a senior
• 77 tackles, four sacks, 14.0 tackles for loss, one interception, two blocked field goals as a junior
• Seven catches for 112 yards and one touchdown as a junior
• 12 receptions for 151 yards and three touchdowns as a sophomore
• 10 tackles, six sacks and 7.0 tackles for loss in four games as a sophomore
• 2017 All-Metro first team
• 2016 USA Today all-state first team
• Two-time all-conference first team
• Baltimore Touchdown Club Super 22 selection
• Led team to 2015 state title
• Led team to two football league titles
• National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame Scholar Athlete nominee
• Led team to Maryland Interscholastic Athletics Association Indoor Track Championships title
• First in shot put (48-6.5) at Maryland Interscholastic Athletics Association Indoor Track Championships
• Track team captain
• Full name is Earl Thomas Booker IV
• Son of Ava Lias-Booker and Earl Thomas Booker III
• Father played football at Wisconsin, started at outside linebacker as a freshman
• Sisters, Sydney, attends law school at Duke
• Sister played junior varsity tennis at Princeton, fluent in Mandarin and Spanish
• Cousin, Corbin Booker, played lacrosse at Brown
• Uncle, Richard E. Lias, played football at St. Francis
• Senior class vice president
• Chinese Honor Society
• Attended Stanford High School Summer College Program
• High school teammate of Stanford’s Devery Hamilton and Dorian Maddox

The Fox File
• Prepped at Mobile Christian (Ala.) for head coach Ronnie Cottrell
• Varsity letters in football, basketball and track and field
• Nation’s 138th-best recruit by ESPN, 245th by PrepStar
• Nation’s 14th-best defensive end by ESPN, 17th by PrepStar
• Nation’s 19th-best weak-side defensive end by Rivals, 22nd by 247Sports
• Alabama’s sixth-best recruit by ESPN, seventh by PrepStar, 10th by 247Sports, 12th by Rivals
• 88 tackles, 28 tackles for loss, 13 sacks, seven forced fumbles as a senior
• 18 sacks as a junior
• 2017 Alabama High School Athletic Association 3A Defensive Lineman of the Year
• 2017 All-Coastal Alabama first team
• 2017 AL.com and Birmingham News Super All-State first team
• Three-time team captain
• Led team to state runner-up finish in 2016
• 2016 Mobile Christian Physics Student of the Year
• Second in javelin throw at 12-under Junior Olympics
• Full name is Andres Leonard Fox
• Son of Barry Beard and Lakrisha Padgett
• Mother was born in California
• One sister, Hailey
• Uncle, Eric Yelding, played baseball for the Houston Astros and Chicago Cubs
• Enjoys fishing
• First Mobile Christian product to attend Stanford

The Logan File
• Prepped at Desert Ridge (Ariz.) under head coach Jeremy Hathcock
• Varsity letters in track and football
• Nation’s 80th-best cornberback by 247Sports, 114th by ESPN
• Arizona’s eighth-best recruit by PrepStar, ninth by Rivals, 15th by 247Sports, 17th by ESPN
• 39 tackles (29 solo tackles) and five interceptions as a senior
• 37 tackles (33 solo tackles) and two interceptions as a junior
• 72 rushes for 625 yards and six touchdowns, 14 catches for 307 yards as a junior
• 53 tackles (35 solo), 38 carries for 431 yards and two touchdowns as a sophomore
• 2017 Ed Doherty Award (top Arizona high school player) nominee
• 2017 Sun Chapter of the National Football Foundation Mike Haynes Defensive Back Award
• 2017 team MVP
• 2016-17 Desert Ridge Athlete of the Year
• 2017 all-state first team
• Two-time all-region first team
• Led team to 2017 conference title
• School’s record holder in long jump (23-4), triple jump (45-9) and 4×100-meter relay (42.37)
• Born in Torrance, Calif.
• Full name is Donjae Dewayne Logan
• Son of Donnique and Darrell Logan
• Three siblings — DeMauree, Darrielle and Davaughn
• Uncle, Richard Holt, played football at Arizona
• Stanford assistant Duane Akina was the defensive backs coach for Holt at Arizona

The Lynch File
• Prepped at Cathedral Catholic (Calif.) under head coach Sean Doyle
• Varsity letters in football and baseball
• 61 tackles, 5.5 sacks in seven games as a senior
• Led team to 2016 state title
• CIF All-Academic
• Full name is John Terrence Lynch
• Son of Linda and John Lynch
• Mother played tennis at USC
• Father played football and baseball at Stanford
• Father played 16 seasons in the NFL career, nine-time Pro Bowler
• Father is San Francisco 49ers general manager
• Three siblings — Lindsay, Lilly and Leah
• Junior class president

The McFarlane File
• Prepped at Polytechnic (Calif.) under head coach Chris Schmoke
• Varsity letters in football, baseball, soccer and track
• 592 rushing yards and 10 touchdowns as a senior
• 61 tackles, five sacks, three defensive touchdowns as a senior
• 664 rushing yards and nine touchdowns as a junior
• 66 tackles and six sacks as a junior
• School’s all-time leading football offensive and defensive scorer
• 2017 Prep League MVP
• 2016 Prep League Offensive MVP
• 2016 All-Prep League
• 2016 San Gabriel Valley All-Area second team
• Led team to league titles in football and baseball
• Anchor leg for pair of Prep League 4×100 meter relay champions
• Full name is Cameron Delano McFarlane
• Son of Kevin and Stacey McFarlane
• Father graduated from Stanford’s business school
• Two siblings — Cayla and Catherine
• Sister, Cayla, played with Trinidad and Tobago’s U-17 women’s soccer team
• Commended National Merit Scholar
• Founder and president of high school’s Game of Thrones Club
• Produces and composes music
• Volunteers for Special Olympics

The Le File
• Prepped at Corona del Mar (Calif.) under head coach Dan O’Shea
• Varsity letters in football, basketball and volleyball
• Nation’s 28th-best H-tight end by ESPN
• Nation’s 56th-best tight end by 247Sports
• 43 career touchdowns (second-best in county history)
• 2,751 career receiving yards
• School-record 234 single-game receiving yards
• 52 receptions for 1084 yards for 14 touchdowns as a senior
• 78 receptions for 1,294 yards for 22 touchdowns as a junior
• 15 receptions for 373 yards and seven touchdowns as a sophomore
• 2017 Cal-Hi Sports all-state second team (offense)
• Two-time Daily Pilot Offensive Player of the Year
• Three-time All-CIF Southern Section first team
• Three-time all-county first team
• Three-time all-conference first team
• 2016 all-conference second team in basketball
• Led basketball team to three league titles
• Born in Oakland, Calif.
• Son of An Le
• One sister, Tiana
• Sister is an actress and has appeared in HBO’s Insecure, Amazon Prime’s Just Add Magic and ABC’s General Hospital
• Owns four rescue dogs and a rescue rabbit
• 4.2 grade-point average

The Stratford File
• Prepped at Allen (Texas) High School under head coach Terry Gambill
• Varsity letters in track and football
• Four-star recruit by PrepStar
• Nation’s 296th-best recruit by PrepStar
• Nation’s fifth-best center by Rivals, ninth by 247Sports
• Nation’s 23rd-best offensive tackle by PrepStar, 35th by ESPN
• Texas’ 38th-best recruit by PrepStar, 70th by ESPN, 88th by 247Sports, 92nd by Rivals
• 2017 Academic All-State second team
• 2017 Dave Campbell’s Texas Football Subway Super Team
• 2016 all-county first team
• 2016 all-district first team
• 2016 all-state honorable mention
• Three-time district champion and state semifinalist
• 2016 Allen High School Lineman of the Year
• Full name is Randolph Stratford III
• Son of Denise and Randolph Stratford, Jr.
• Three siblings — John, Bryce and Justin
• National Honor Society
• AP Scholar with Distinction
• First family member to play college football for a Power 5 program

The Symonds File
• Prepped at Buckingham Browne & Nichols (Mass.) under head coach Mike Wiley
• Varsity letters in football and basketball
• First true eighth grader to start on high school’s varsity football team
• Five-year varsity starter
• Nation’s second-best fullback by 247Sports and PrepStar
• Nation’s 24th-best Y-tight end by ESPN
• Massachusetts’s third-best recruit by Rivals, ESPN and PrepStar, fifth by 247Sports
• 96 career receptions for 1,438 yards and 16 touchdowns
• 2017 Mass Prep Stars Preseason Super Team
• 2017 BB&N team captain
• 2017 Hugh Caldera Bowl finalist
• 2016 ITHMA all-state
• 2016 Mass Prep Stars All-State Super Team
• 2016 Rivals/Under Armour Select Camp
• 2016 ISL champion
• 2016 Ken O’Keefe Bowl champion
• Two-time all-conference first team
• Full name is Jay Patrick Symonds Jr.
• Son of Jay and Lisa Symonds
• Father played football at Bentley
• Mother played volleyball at Salem State
• One sibling, Holden
• Uncle, Jon Symonds, played football at Massachusetts
• Uncle, Jeff Murray, played baseball at Merrimack
• Maternal 11th great-grandfather was a passenger on the Mayflower
• Maternal great-grandfather was Purple Heart recipient, survived Normandy beach storming
• Maternal grandfather was drafter on design team for original Stealth Bomber
• Enjoys drawing and creative writing
• Played over three quarters of a football game with a collapsed lung

The Umerah File
• Prepped at Stratford (Ga.) under head coach Mark Farriba
• Varsity letters in football, basketball and track
• Four-star recruit by ESPN and PrepStar
• Nation’s 287th-best recruit by ESPN, 335th by PrepStar
• Nation’s 20th-best weak-side defensive end by Rivals, 44th by 247Sports
• Nation’s 27th-best defensive end by PrepStar, 29th by ESPN
• Georgia’s 33rd-best recruit by PrepStar, 36th by ESPN, 46th by Rivals, 84th by 247Sports
• 343 tackles, 43 tackles for loss, 16 sacks during prep career
• 91 tackles, 15 tackles for loss, two sacks as a senior
• 86 tackles, 12 tackles for loss, eight sacks as a junior
• 128 tackles, 11 tackles for loss, six sacks as a sophomore
• Two-time Middle Georgia Defensive Player of the Year
• Two-time Atlanta Journal Constitution Class A all-state first team
• Two-time Georgia Athletic Coaches Association Class A North all-state first team
• Two-time Georgia 7A Defensive Player of the Year
• 2017 U.S. Army All-American National Combine defensive MVP
• 2017 Georgia Sports Writers Association Class A all-state first team
• 2017 Macon Telegraph All-Middle Georgia Player of the Year
• 2016 Macon Telegraph All-Middle Georgia
• 2015 all-region
• Born in Philadelphia, Pa.
• Full name is Tobe Chuka Umerah
• Son of Dr. Emeka and Dr. Anayo Umerah
• Two siblings — Kosi and Oge
• Family is of Igbo heritage

The West File
• Prepped at Saraland (Ala.) under head coach Jeff Kelly
• Four varsity letters in football
• Four-star recruit by ESPN and PrepStar
• Nation’s 96th-best recruit by PrepStar, 100th by ESPN
• Nation’s fifth-best pocket passer by PrepStar, seventh by ESPN
• Nation’s 12th-best pro-style quarterback by 247Sports, 16th by Rivals
• Alabama’s second-best overall recruit by ESPN and PrepStar, 12th by 247Sports, 19th by Rivals
• 4,879 passing yards and 56 touchdowns during prep career
• 1,907 yards passing and 22 touchdowns as a senior
• 1,225 yards passing and 15 touchdowns as a junior
• 1,575 yards passing and 16 touchdowns as a sophomore
• WKRG Player of the Year
• 2018 Under Armour All America
• 2017 Crichton Optimist Club Scholar-Athlete of the Year
• Alabama/Mississippi All-Star
• Born in Montgomery, Ala.
• Full name is Jack Mason West
• Son of Ann and Dr. Jason West
• One sibling, Mechaley
• National Honor Society
• Montgomery Rotary Club Service Above Self Award
• Guitarist

The Williamson File
• Prepped at Brookwood (Ga.) under head coach Phillips Jones
• Varsity letters in football and track
• Four-star recruit by Rivals, 247Sports and PrepStar
• Nation’s 261st-best recruit by PrepStar, 342nd by 247Sports
• Nation’s 26th-best cornerback by PrepStar, 32nd by 247Sports, 34th by Rivals, 89th by ESPN
• Georgia’s 25th-best recruit by PrepStar, 31st by 247Sports, 35th by Rivals, 105th by ESPN
• 94 tackles, four interceptions (two returned for touchdowns), six pass breakups as a senior
• Team captain
• 2017 Georgia Sports Writers Association all-state second team
• 2017 Gwinnett Daily Post all-county first team
• Three-time Brookwood Scholar Athlete
• 2017 all-county second team
• 2017 all-region first team
• 2016 all-state academic
• Led team to 2017 regional title
• Son of Bethel and Ursula Williamson
• Full name is Kendall Tyler Williamson
• One brother, Chris
• Chris played football at Florida and Minnesota
• Georgia Certificate of Merit Scholar
• Two-time Brookwood High School Scholar Athlete
• 4.0 grade-point average

The Wilson File
• Prepped at Chaminade (Calif.) under head coach Ed Croson
• Varsity letters in basketball and football
• Four-star recruit by Rivals, ESPN, 247Sports and PrepStar
• Nation’s 210th-best recruit by PrepStar, 219th by ESPN, 238th by 247Sports
• Nation’s 34th-best wide receiver by ESPN, 36th by PrepStar, 40th by 247Sports, 47th by Rivals
• California’s 27th-best overall recruit by ESPN, 31st by PrepStar, 34th by 247Sports, 42nd by Rivals
• 56 receptions for 1,157 yards and 12 touchdowns as a senior
• 70 receptions for 1,280 yards and 12 touchdowns as a junior
• 36 receptions for 463 yards and four touchdowns as a sophomore
• 2018 Polynesian Bowl participant
• 2017 Mission League MVP
• 2017 Chaminade football MVP
• 2016 all-state wide receiver
• Two-time first-team all-league (2016, 2017)
• Led section in receiving yards in 2016
• School’s all-time leading receiver (2,900 yards)
• Two-time Chaminade Male Athlete of the Year
• 2016 Chaminade Football Offensive Player of the Year
• Two-time all-section
• Led team to 2017 Mission League title
• Full name is Michael George Wilson
• Son of Ngaire and Orville Wilson
• Three siblings — Davon, Marcus and Miles
• Aunt, Maureen Jacobson, played soccer for the New Zealand World Cup team
• First women’s player inducted into the Wellington Football Hall of Fame
• Uncle, Craighton McFarlane, played football at Prairie View A&M
• Cousin, Craighton Rafael McFarlane, ran track at Sacramento State

The Woods File
• Prepped at Charlotte Christian (N.C.) under head coach Jason Estep
• Varsity letters in football and track
• Four-star recruit by PrepStar
• Nation’s 315th-best recruit by PrepStar
• Nation’s 15th-best all-purpose running back by Rivals
• Nation’s 21st-best running back by PrepStar, 68th by 247Sports, 84th by ESPN
• North Carolina’s 16th-best recruit by PrepStar, 21st by Rivals, 34th by 247Sports, 42nd by ESPN
• 176 carries for 1,279 rushing yards (7.3 yards/rush) and 20 rushing touchdowns as a senior
• 22 receptions, 305 receiving yards and four receiving touchdowns as a senior
• Set single-season school touchdown record (24)
• 2017 Big 22 Player to Watch
• 2017 all-state second team
• Two-time all-conference
• Led team to two state titles
• Led team to three conference titles
• Born in Hackensack, N.J.
• Full name is Justus Brandon Woods
• Son of Belinda and Dion Woods
• One sibling, Brittney
• Great aunt was jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald
• Uncle, Christopher Williams, is a recording artist
• National Honor Society
• Suffered from severe asthma as a child
• Enjoys cooking, traveling and archery

The Gracey File
• Prepped at Westminster (Ga.) under head coach Gerry Romberg
• Varsity letters in football and soccer
• 40.8 yards/punt, pinned 16 of 29 inside the 20 and no touchbacks as a senior
• School’s first starting punter without a touchback over the course of a season
• 41.0 yards/punt, pinned eight punts inside the 20 as a junior
• 2017 all-state first team
• 2016 all-state first team
• 2016 all-region first team
• Led team to 2016 regional title
• Led team to 2015 state title
• Led team to 2017 soccer state title
• Full name is Alexander Russell Gracey
• Son of Louise and David Gracey
• Two siblings — Gillian and Laura
• Grandfather, George Gracey, played football at Rhodes
• Did not consider playing college football under second semester of junior year
• National Honor Society

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