Wednesday, December 20th, 2017 was the Early National Signing Period for the Class of 2018. The Admirals saw two of their own commit to play at different institutions.
TE/DE Jacob Warren signed to play at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, TN. Jacob chose Tennessee over 11 other Power 5 schools, including Auburn, Louisville, Ole Miss, Oklahoma State, and more. Jacob, a two year starter for the Admirals played a vital role in the team’s success, starting at tight end and playing defensive end when called upon. For his career Jacob caught 70 passes for 1,156 yards and 17 touchdowns. Jacob played a vital role in the 2016 State Championship run. Jacob’s career finds himself on several records boards at Farragut, including; 8th in season receiving yards (659), 6th in career receiving yards (1,156), tied for 2nd in career receiving touchdown (17), and 11th in season receptions (39).
WR/DB Braden Collins signed with Appalachian State University in Boone, NC. Braden chose Appalachian State over Army, Air Force, Furman, Indiana, and many other schools. Braden started at both wide receiver and defensive back for the Admirals. In his career at wide receiver he caught 126 passes for 2,056 yards with 23 TDs. Those accomplishments rank 2nd, 2nd, and 1st respectively in the program’s history. A vital part of the 2016 State Championship run, Braden set school records for receptions (68), receiving yards (1,242), and receiving touchdowns (16). Braden also set several individual game records while at Farragut; most pass receptions (13) vs Ooltewah in 2016 & Hardin Valley in 2017 and most receiving touchdowns (4) vs Ooltewah ’16.
Stay tuned to Farragut Football on twitter and website, as there will be several more players sign with their respective schools in the next signing period, starting on February 7th, 2018.Tweet