Tobais Palmer and Roy Mangram both played at
Palmer was an in-state standout at Northwood High in Pittsboro. A 5-foot-10, 170-pound running back/receiver, he carried 43 times for 311 yards (7.2 average) at Georgia Military. He also caught 13 passes for 259 yards, almost 20 yards a catch.
“He split out as much as he played running back,” said Georgia Military coach Bert Williams. “We look for a tailback who can basically give us what we want as a receiver. He does a very good job with that.”
Palmer has 4.45-second speed in the 40-yard dash. He had almost 1,600 yards rushing and 25 TDs as a high school senior.
Mangram was formerly at
He had 19 tackles – three for losses – and a sack. He also returned a fumble for a score and had an interception in limited playing time on a 9-2 team.
“We moved him to linebacker probably the last quarter of the season,” Williams said. “He did a good job for us. We need
-- Stan Olson