1. Grandin Willcox

    Grandin Willcox

    Height: 5" 11' | Weight: 197lbs

    Class of 2022 | FL

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    Kohl's Comments

    Willcox competed at the Kohl’s National Scholarship Camp in July of 2021. He was consistent throughout the kickoff charting phases of camp and is showing that he is capable of competing at the next level. Willcox competed at the 2021 Kohl's Spring Southern Showcase. He was able to put together a strong performance, scoring 7 points in his field goal charting, finished with a kickoff scoring average of 90.7 points and having his best punt of 49 yards with a hang time of 3.71 seconds. Willcox has tremendous ball striking ability and as he gets his body under more control through his kicks, he will be able to see his power continue to improve. Willcox attended the Kohl's Southern Showcase Camp in the winter of 2021. He had some impressive field goals at the event and was able to chart 9 points during the field goal charting portion of camp. He hit multiple kick offs over 63 yards and is a talented young 2022 prospect. Willcox has the leg talent to become a dominant college prospect and this upcoming year will be key for him to grow and develop into one of the top prospects in the country.

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    Athlete Bio

    My path to playing football has been quite a journey. I started playing soccer when I was 6 years old in a local rec league. I quickly fell in love with soccer and have continued to play in higher levels of competitive travel teams and have been a starter on our Varsity High School team. Coach Tom has named me Captain for several games, he's a great coach to play for. My interest in football started early too, I got a football with a stand when I was 7. I'd kick the ball in our yard and my Dad and I would go up to the football field near our house where I'd kick some field goals. A friend of mine liked to kick to so we'd go up to the field more often. A coach of one of the youth football teams saw me kick and asked if I could come play football, I talked to my parents about it and my heart was drawn to soccer at that time. Football was still interesting and exciting to me and the time, energy and work I've put into soccer is proving to be an asset in football. A few key things happened the last couple years that brought me to joining our high school football team. I was playing with my soccer team in a regular season match, one of our players was fouled and I came forward from my defensive mid position to take the free kick. The kick was about 35 yards away from the goal, and I struck the ball almost perfectly. It just missed going in the goal by a few inches above the crossbar, missing the shot is not the point. The point is that my coach's wife (Coach Wyatt has helped me so much while he's been my coach) Kindel was sitting with a group of our team's parents and said "Gosh, that kid has got to kick a football!". My dad was one of those parents that heard her say that and he shared it with me. He could tell that her comment reignited my passion for football. A few weeks later our high school soccer season began, the football season had already started and played a few games. My dad and I were talking about football and he suggested that I walk over to the football practice after our soccer team finished practice, there was no football practice that afternoon, so I was a little bummed out. Later that week, there was football practice happening so after soccer practice was finished I decided to just walk over and asked if I could kick the ball. The coach said yes so I kicked it, another coach was walking near where I was kicking it (turned out to be Head Coach Farmer) and asked me to kick it again. About 15 minutes later Coach Farmer and I were making a phone call to my Dad and Coach Farmer asked if I'd be able to join the football team. That day I became the starting kicker on our team. My passion for kicking and being part of the football family has grown and grown since starting in October, 2020. I can see myself going to college to study forensics, and I believe it is the same need for precision and attention to the specific details that fuel my fire for kicking, those same skills are needed for both!

    Awards & Honors

    • As an eight year competitive soccer player and three year Varsity soccer player, I joined my high school football team with only 5 games left in the season. I was the starting kicker and punter.
    • Made 2-41 yard field goals off the ground in my 5 games played.
    • 2nd Team All County Soccer Team-Marion County FL
    • Camp Results listed at the bottom of the profile.

    Academics

    • GPA: 4.10

    Camp Results

    2021 NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP CAMP RESULTS

    May 23, 2021 Southern Spring Showcase

    2021 FUTURE STARS

    January 2, 2021 Southern Winter Showcase

    DateCamp
    02/27/2021Tallahassee, FL - 1 Day Training Camp
    02/07/2021Jacksonville, FL - 1 Day Training Camp
    02/06/2021Orlando, FL - 1 Day Training Camp

    Kickoffs

    Distance: 60.00 yards – Hang time: 2.78
    Distance: 59.00 yards – Hang time: 3.11
    Distance: 59.00 yards – Hang time: 2.73
    Average Distance: 59.33 yards  |  Average Hang Time: 2.87 seconds

    Punts

    Distance: 38.00 yards – Hang time: 3.97
    Distance: 37.00 yards – Hang time: 3.50
    Distance: 24.00 yards – Hang time: 3.70
    Average Distance: 33.00 yards  |  Average Hang Time: 3.72 seconds

    Kickoffs

    Distance: 61.00 yards – Hang time: 3.25
    Distance: 58.00 yards – Hang time: 3.21
    Distance: 56.00 yards – Hang time: 3.37
    Average Distance: 58.33 yards  |  Average Hang Time: 3.28 seconds

    Punts


    Kickoffs

    Distance: 53.00 yards – Hang time: 3.09
    Distance: 52.00 yards – Hang time: 3.28
    Distance: 48.00 yards – Hang time: 3.36
    Average Distance: 51.00 yards  |  Average Hang Time: 3.24 seconds

    Punts

    Distance: 40.00 yards – Hang time: 3.84
    Distance: 39.00 yards – Hang time: 3.53
    Distance: 38.00 yards – Hang time: 4.41
    Average Distance: 39.00 yards  |  Average Hang Time: 3.93 seconds

    Weekly Game Stats

    2021 Season

    Field GoalsExtra PointsPuntsKickoffsSnaps
    Game Date FGM/ FGAFGD XPM/ XPA #Avg.Inside 20 # TBs SS/ SA
    Aug 271/1 27
    3/35331420/0
    Sep 30/13/37332420/0
    Sep 102/2 20
    27
    0/04330210/0

    Season Stats

    Field GoalsExtra PointsPuntsKickoffsSnaps
    Season FGM/ FGA XPM/ XPA #Avg.Inside 20 # TBs SS/ SA
    20203/517/17000000/0

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