College Football

Freshman receiver catches on at Guilford

Christopher makes an immediate impact for the Quakers
By Chuck Fiebernitz | Nov 15, 2012
Photo by: Guilford College Guilford College redshirt freshman wide receiver Chad Christopher, 88, picks up yards after a catch.

GREENSBORO — The Guilford College football team finished with its best overall record (5-5) since 2007 and redshirt freshman wide receiver Chad Christopher, a former Tuscola three-sport standout, played a role in the Quakers’ turnaround.
Christopher, who transferred from Campbell University,  started nine of Guilford College’s 10 games, finished with 23 receptions for 251 yards (10.6 per catch) and played on three special teams.
Christopher’s season- high receptions (6) was against Hampden-Sydney College and yards for a game (64) Bridgewater (Va.) College.
The Quakers’ wide receiver coach is Thomas Reese, who quarterbacked at Erwin High before continuing his playing career at Wingate College for four years.
Guilford College competes as an NCAA Division III and Old Dominion Athletic Conference member. The Quakers have won five national championships, including the 1973 NAIA men’s basketball title, the 1981 NAIA women’s tennis title and the 1989 (NAIA), 2002 and 2005 (NCAA Division III) men’s golf titles.

Comments (1)
Posted by: Betty Teague | Nov 16, 2012 23:25

Way to Go Chad! We are very proud of you and Who you believe in!

Charlie and Debbie Garrett

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