Meet the Athens Drive football team

Athens Oracle asked a few of football players questions so you can get to know them. When we asked them ‘what was there favorite memory this year?’ Everybody said getting there only win against Enloe on homecoming night was the best memory and a memory they will never forget.

Charles Carter

Favorite part of being on the football team? The competition level because the new conferences and practice is fun.

When did he start playing football? Started playing when he was six years old.

What Position do you play? Slot receiver and corner back

What do you want to do beyond highschool? Wants to play beyond high school but will go anywhere he can

Elijah Harris

Favorite part of being on the football team?  Playing in front of everybody

When did you start playing football? Started playing junior year of high school so only been playing for a year

What position do you play? Left tackle

What do you want to do beyond high school? Doesn’t have a designated college but will go anywhere that offers you. Randolph Macon, Shaw, averett, and others but hopes to get a d1 offer from anywhere

Anthony Jamison

Favorite part being on the football team?

it’s like a family

When did you start playing football?

started 7th grade of middle school then stopped playing for 3 years until this year his junior year

What position do you play?

defensive end and linebacker

What do you want to do beyond high school?

wants to get an offer anywhere and play football no matter what the division and everything else

Luke Jackson

Favorite part being on the football team? Just likes playing football and the kids on the team

When did you start playing football? been playing since 5 years old

What position do you play? Quarterback

What do you want to do beyond high school? Would like to play football in college for football but if not like to go to college as a student 

Dwiki Abidin

Favorite part being on the football team?

 Being with all the players and uniting together and having fun

When did you start playing football?

Started playing 8th grade and wanted to keep playing cause his friends 

What position do you play?

Running Back and Safety

What do you want to do beyond high school? If he gets a chance he would play football from any school that wants him no matter what for the experience. If he does not get an offer then wants to start a clothing brand and continue YouTube and take that serious

Russell Ange

Favorite part being on the football team?

Being around friends and talking to kids he hasn’t previously 

When did you start playing football?

Started playing when he was 7 

What position do you play?

Tight End and Linebacker

What do you want to do beyond high school? Wants to play anywhere but currently wants to get a business degree and go to William and Mary college because they are interested

Eric Morgan

Favorite part being on the football team?

The relationships you make with players and coaches and playing football with my “family”

When did you start playing football?

Started playing 8th grade year 

What position do you play?

Wide Receiver and Safety

What do you want to do beyond high school?

Wants to attend a local ish college like uncw or uncc uncg, ecu. Doesn’t really wanna play football after high school and hopes to get his degree in bachelors

Desaun Robertson

Favorite part being on the football team?

 Being with teammates and creating a bond/family

When did you start playing football?

Starting playing when he was 8

What position do you play?

Running Back

What do you want to do beyond high school?

If he gets an offer from any school he would take it. go to college and study to become an architect or psychologists 

Zyion Cooper

Favorite part being on the football team? Being able to connect with his teammates and having that bond

When did you start playing football?

7th grade

What position do you play?

Defensive End and Left Guard

What do you want to do beyond high school?

Wants to go d1 and go to the nfl