Gladewater’s Michael Sanchez Gets First Offer From Alcorn State
Alcorn State has been sniffing around the region lately for tight ends and found a second potential fit Friday evening.
Gladewater's Michael Sanchez, an enormous rising senior end who also has the ability to slide into trench work at the next level, is on the board thanks to the Braves program's extension of a college football scholarship opportunity. Sanchez reported the news through his personal Twitter account.
Alcorn State offered Daingerfield senior athlete and Tyler Junior College signee Cody Davis as a tight end earlier in the week.
Sanchez (6-5, 327) caught four passes for 126 yards and scored once in 10 games as a junior. He was mainly a blocking back for one of the region's most run-oriented offenses.
Behind Sanchez and out of the I-formation, three backs eclipsed 800 rushing yards whereas the team threw for about 800 yards all season.
Alcorn State went 5-6 this past season on the heels of two consecutive Southwestern Athletic Conference championships.
The SWAC abstains from the FCS playoffs and instead pairs its annual champion against the Mid-East Athletic Conference’s champion in a final game called the Celebration Bowl. The Celebration Bowl champion is proclaimed the historically black colleges and universities’ national champion of the season.
Sanchez will become eligible to sign with any program that offers him in December.