Union Grove High School is located in McDonough, GA about 30 minutes south of the hustle and bustle of Atlanta, GA. Last season, the Wolverines went 6-5 with 4-3 in district. Union Grove made it to the first round of the Georgia State Playoffs last season. We look forward to their upcoming season with some of their returning players. Head Coach, Casey Smith, has turned the program into a playoff team in only 2 seasons at UG.
Quinton Griffin is an upcoming Senior Free Safety. He is 5’8″ and weighs 165. He says, “I am a very smart self motivated person and always looking for ways to get better.” His Junior year, he split time as a QB as well as a FS. We like his athleticism and speed. He has great ability for his size and can make plays.
Julien Davis is an upcoming senior and is a middle linebacker and can also play running back. He stands at 6’2 and weighs 220 pounds. He is incredibly strong and fast and possesses a great size. He currently has offers from UConn, Tennessee, Georgia State, and the University of South Florida.
Khalil Stringer is another upcoming senior outside linebacker. He is 6’1 and weighs 205. He is a speedy and powerful linebacker. He can also play running back. Khalil is strong blocker and is an explosive player. He is a quick learner and has a great understanding of the game.
KJ Clarington is 6’1, 175 pound corner and free safety. He has great coverage whether he is dropping back to deflect or intercept a pass or putting pressure on a receiver. Some of his achievements include being named All-Region his sophomore and Junior season. He squats 410 and his power clean is 265 pounds. His quote from his Hudl is, “has good length and a good football IQ”.
It will be exciting to see how far Coach Smith and Wolverines go this upcoming season with their veteran players as well as the incoming players.