Campbell University restarted its football program a few years ago, and already the Fighting Camels have mined Surry, Yadkin and Stokes counties for recruits. North Surry senior Daniel Draughn became the latest from the area to sign with the private school from Buies Creek, which competes in a non-scholarship NCAA Division I Conference.
Clemson sophomore quarterback Tajh Boyd, senior offensive tackle Landon Walker, and senior defensive end Kourtnei Brown headline a list of eight players named as the ACC Football Players of the Week, announced by the Atlantic Coast Conference on Monday.
Steven Gregory wowed a lot of Mountain Valley 1A/2A coaches with his punting and place-kicking skills last season. The East Wilkes senior earned first-team all-conference honors at both positions.
Former Mount Airy standout Michael Dobson was East Carolina University’s leading rusher in the spring game back in April, but the redshirt sophomore may face an uphill climb in winning the starting running back job when preseason camp begins in a few weeks.