Three Baylor Standouts Sign Football Grants-In-Aid

Wednesday, February 3, 2010 - by special report to The Chattanoogan
Channing Gordon signed a football grant on Wednesday with Mount Union College.
Channing Gordon signed a football grant on Wednesday with Mount Union College.
- photo by Baylor School.

Three Baylor School standouts signed college football scholarships on Wednesday.

Channing Gordon signed with Mount Union College in Alliance, Ohio.

A safety, Gordon led the Raiders in interceptions and was the second leading tackler for the last two seasons. He was an all-region pick in 2009.

Mount Union has won 10 Division III national champions, was runner-up in 2009, and has won 18 consecutive OAC championships.

Ben Prater signed to play at Davidson College in Davidson, N.C. Prater had 55 tackles at linebacker for Baylor last year and was the TSSAA D-II Scholar Athlete award winner. Davidson plays in the Pioneer Football League.

Sam Williams will continue his career at Columbia University in New York City. Williams led the city in rushing his junior year and averaged 6.0 yards per carry in an injury-plagued 2009. Columbia was 3-4 in the Ivy League last year.

(E-mail Stan Crawley at wscrawley@earthlink.net)


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