Here’s an interesting twist; Olympic’s three senior football captains have all committed to Gardner-Webb. The trio—QB Lucas Beatty, LB Sean Hubbard and OG Tyler Hough-Jenkins—will now get to play together for four or five more seasons.
Beatty, according to Olympic coach Barry Shuford, chose between GW and Wingate. Hubbard was offered by Duke and Lenoir-Rhyne in addition to GW. Hough-Jenkins also had offers from The Citadel, Presbyterian, Lenoir-Rhyne and Norfolk St.
Beatty had an impressive senior season, completing 109 of 158 passes for 1,733 yards and 25 TDs, with just five interceptions. Hubbard led the Trojans with 114 tackles, and forced five fumbles, recovering three. He also had three sacks and six passes broken up.
*Another Olympic standout, DB Denzel Hooks (102 tackles, four interceptions), committed to Chowan. And K/P Tyler McMahan will choose between Mississippi St. and Jackson St., according to Shuford.