Signing Day At Baylor For 7 Students

Thursday, February 06, 2014
Pictured from left to right are head coach Phil Massey, Emory Norred, Chandler Gouger, Will Thomas, Ben Pettway, Rafael Gaglianone, Ian Jump and Kota Nix
Pictured from left to right are head coach Phil Massey, Emory Norred, Chandler Gouger, Will Thomas, Ben Pettway, Rafael Gaglianone, Ian Jump and Kota Nix

Baylor held a signing day for seven of its students on Wednesday.

Chandler Gouger, son of Mark and Beverly Gouger, of Soddy, tight end, signed with Wofford College.

Kota Nix, son of Steve and Sherry Nix, will attend UTC. He will be a walk on at UTC as a wide receiver.

Ian Jump, son of Dr. Jeffrey Jump and Terry Jump, of Lookout Mountain, will be going to Wittenberg University to punt and kick.

Rafael Gaglianone, son of Eduardo Gaglianone and Maria Leao Nogueira, of Sao Paulo, Brazil, will attend University of Wisconsin as a kicker.

Ben Pettway, son of Daniel and Lynn, Lookout Mountain, offensive tackle, will be attending Wheaton College.

Will Thomas, son of Jeff and Charlotte Thomas, of Monteagle, defensive tackle, is attending Davidson College, N.C.

Emory Norred, son of Rob, Jr., and Jenni Norred, of Hixson, long snapper, will attend UTC. 

   


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