Local College Awards
Jordan Hemingway #89
CATAWBA COLLEGE | DEFENSIVE LINEMAN
Jordan Hemingway is a senior defensive lineman for Catawba College. He has been an integral part of the Indians’ defensive line since 2016. In 2018, Jordan posted a pair of sacks in games against Winston-Salem State and Wingate and blocked two point-after tries at Mars Hill. He forced a fumble against Albany State.
For the 2017 season, Jordan was named second team All-South Atlantic Conference, with two of his 25 tackles as sacks. As a sophomore in 2016, he recorded nine stops for losses, including four vs. Limestone and three against Mars Hill. He added a sack against Mars Hill and in 2015 he saw action in nine games as a freshman.
Jordan started at Loris High School and was named region Defensive Player of the Year in 2014. As a senior he played in the North-South All-Star Game and helped the Lions to 11-2 record. Born Jordan Malik Hemingway on March 14, 1997 in Loris, FL. Jordan is the son of Tonia and Jeff Hemingway and is an administration of justice major with a fine 3.17 GPA for spring semester.
Clay Robinson #99
DAVIDSON UNIVERSITY | DEFENSIVE LINEMAN
Clay Robinson is a senior defensive lineman for the Davidson Wildcats. In 2017, Clay started in all 11 games, making 26 tackles, 13 solo and a fumble recovery.
In 2016, Clay appeared in seven games, making 14 tackles, 2.0 for loss, and a sack. He has a season-high four tackles with 1.0 tackles for loss against at San Diego.
As a freshman in 2015, Clay appeared in four games and finished the season with seven tackles. Clay posted four tackles in his first ever collegiate football game against The Citadel.
In high school, he played under Coach Chuck Donohue at Southern Regional in New Jersey. He was a three-year letterman, first-team All-Division, a team captain and also lettered in winter and spring track.
Clay Robinson was born on October 19, 1996 in Pomona, New Jersey. He is the son of Paula and Harold Robinson.
Kyle Horton #7
GARDNER-WEBB UNIVERSITY | WIDE RECEIVER
Kyle Horton is a senior wide receiver for the Gardner-Webb Bulldogs. He has 70 career receptions for 940 yards and six touchdowns in 35 games played to date. In 2018, Kyle has started all nine games at receiver and has posted a career-high 35 catches for 527 yards and four touchdowns.
As a junior, Kyle played in all 11 games at receiver catching 12 passes for 135 yards. In 2016, Horton played in nine games at outside receiver with a career-best 12 passes for 175 yards and a touchdown, averaging 14.6 yards per catch.
His freshman year, he played in the first six games of the season, earned two starts by formation on offense and served as the team’s primary punt and kickoff return man with 13 kickoffs for 277 yards and six punt returns for 45 yards
Kyle played at Mallard Creek High School under Coach Michael Palmieri where he helped the Mavericks to a 15-1 record and the 2014 4AA State Championship, the program’s second State Championship in a row.
Zachary Cannon #51
Defensive JOHNSON C. SMITH UNIVERSITY | DEFENSIVE TACKLE
Zachary Cannon, a defensive tackle for the Golden Bulls, is a noted leader on campus. He transferred to JCSU in 2016 following a stint at Nassau Community College. During the summer of 2018, Cannon began his internship at Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) in the Human Resources department and will complete his internship in spring 2019.
An entrepreneurial mindset led to Cannon becoming a business administration major. He plans to pursue a career in real estate or financial advising and has a personal goal of becoming a business owner. In addition to being a member of the football team, he is also a member Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity. Cannon is from Seat Pleasant, Maryland, and is the son of Monica and Kevin Cannon.
Juwan Foggie #21
UNC CHARLOTTE | LINEBACKER
Juwan Foggie has started all eight games to date and currently leads the NCAA/FBS with a school record six interceptions with two posted a pick sixes in wins over Fordham and Southern Miss. Juwan was named the C-USA Defensive Player of the Week following his performance in the 40-14 homecoming victory over WKU.
In 2017, he was named Honorable Mention all-Conference USA and all-Conference USA Second team by Pro Football Focus. Due to his versatile talent, Juwan found a home as a linebacker after converting from receiver position and was third on the team with 74 tackles, 43 of which were solo tackles.
Juwan is a member of the Charlotte 49ers Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) and a “Veteran Leader” in the 49ers Leadership Academy he enjoys participating in a variety of community service projects including the YMCA Miracle League All-Star Game, the Levine Children’s Hospital Dance Marathon, and the campus-wide Habitat for Humanity Niners Build.
Hunter Jolly #62
WINGATE UNIVERSITY | OFFENSIVE LINEMAN
Wingate University offensive lineman Hunter Jolly is a first-year starter as a redshirt freshman. He has started every game at center this season (eight-of-eight). Through eight games, Jolly has played 579 snaps. As an offensive lineman he is currently grading out at 85 percent overall. Jolly has a 99 percent effort grade with eight knockdowns. The West Forsyth High School product has allowed only two sacks this season.
Currently, Jolly sports a 3.171 GPA as an Exercise Science major. His coaches not that Jolly is an extremely smart and reliable player for his age. He will develop into a very special player for Wingate University.
Greg Keziah the Offensive Line Coach and Run Game Coordinator for Wingate University Football says, “Hunter Jolly won the starting center job during the spring of his true freshmen year in 2018. In his short career, Hunter has shown us…he has an incredible work ethic and intention to detail which will truly make him a special player throughout his career. Hunter continues to better himself each week.”