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Avery Showell
Avery  Showell
Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Cartersville, Ga.

High School:
Cartersville

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 192

Position:
ATH


02/02/2017

#TGW: 24 (Looking to Create a) Legacy

Georgia Tech football's 24-man recruiting class appears to be a great fit going forward

High School: Rated as a three-star prospect by ESPN, 247Sports, Rivals and Scout ... Named first-team all-state as a senior ... Versatile athlete was a two-way standout during prep career ... Led Cartersville (coach Joey King) with 44 receptions and 17 touchdown catches as a senior ... Helped lead Cartersville to 15-0 season and state title as a senior ... Was also one of the team’s leading tacklers, highlighted by a team-best nine tackles (including three TFL) in 58-7 win over Thomson in 2016 state championship game ... Attended Saint Francis H.S. in Alpharetta, Ga. before transferring to Cartersville as a senior ... As a junior, helped lead Saint Francis to 2016 basketball state championship, the first of two state titles that he would win within a span of nine months ... Earned nine varsity letters over three sports during prep career (football - four; basketball - three; track and field - two).

Personal: Full name is Avery Dean Showell ... Born Aug. 12, 1999 ... Son of Vaughn and Zaundra Showell ... One of three siblings ... Started playing football when he was six years old ... Majoring in business administration.