Hurricane has 198 student-athletes honored
Practices begin March 5 and end with spring game on April 6
The chore of filling three starting positions left by graduation has gone pretty smooth
Cooler temperature greets Hurricane team this morning
Tulsa -- Enrolled at Tulsa in January 2011 at mid-semester after completing his high school education at Memorial High School . . . made tremendous strides during spring drills . . . has shown great promise . . . will see playing time this year . . . could challenge for a starting position this season . . . made the C-USA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll in his first season.
High School -- Was a three-year letterwinner and started at Memorial High School . . . started at both offensive tackle and nose guard in each of his three years . . . was a second-team all-state selection by the Tulsa World his senior season . . . earned Tulsa World first-team all-metro honors as a senior . . . was the state of Oklahoma's fourth-best offensive line prospect heading into the season according to the Tulsa World . . . was credited with 118 pancake blocks in his career, along with 55 tackles and 10 TFLs . . . had 54 pancake blocks and 19 tackles as a senior . . . competed at the U.S. Army All-American Combine in January 2010 . . . was nominated for the U.S. Army All-American Bowl . . . high school coach was Tony Daniels.
Personal -- Favorite movie is Gridiron Gang . . . his favorite TV show is "How I Met Your Mother" . . . the Green Bay Packers is his favorite NFL team . . . if he could be a professional athlete in any sport, it would be golf . . . his favorite musical group is the Eli Young Band . . . a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes . . . has two older sisters . . . parents are John and Kelley Stafford . . . majoring in electrical engineering . . . was born July 22, 1993.
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