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Yellow Jackets prep for Saturday morning's open scrimmage
Redshirt-sophomore B-Back Broderick Snoddy will be thinking fast but not twice in 2013
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Likely the fastest player on the roster... played primarily B-back in 2012, but can play any running back position... played on a number of special teams last season... has potential to be a big-play threat... comes from the same high school as former Yellow Jacket Jerrard Tarrant... a good student who has made the Dean's List.
2012-13 Indoor Track: Joined the track and field team in January and soon after set a school record in the 60 meters (6.75) at the Auburn Invitational... one week later at a meet hosted by the University of Kentucky, Snoddy won the 200 meters, beating out 40 other competitors... on Feb. 2 in South Bend, Ind., Snoddy finished first in the 60 with another school record (6.72)... broke the school record in the 60 for a third time, winning the Samford Invitational in 6.67... qualified for the NCAA Championships, where he finished 13th nationally in the 60.
2012 (redshirt freshman): Played in 13 games as a back-up at B-back and on special teams... actually made nine tackles on special teams (eight solo tackles)... rushed 13 times for 50 yards and one touchdown... had one reception for 11 yards... carried six times for 13 yards and his first career touchdown vs. Presbyterian (Sept. 8)... had three carries for 23 yards and an 11-yard reception in the win over Virginia (Sept. 15).
2011 (true freshman): Redshirted... was a standout on the scout team.
High School: Carrollton HS... played for coach Rayvan Teague... rushed for 1,150 yards and 18 touchdowns as a senior... rated as the 49th-best prospect in the state by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution... named all-area in 2010... invited to play in the North-South Game... was a track star in high school... won the state 3A championship in the 100 (10.76) and the 200 (21.91)... made the academic honor roll.
Personal: Full name is Broderick Brett Snoddy... mother, Lynn... has two siblings -- Bernard and Krisha... born Jan. 3, 1993 in Carrollton, Ga... began playing football at age six... a management major.
Rushing Attempts: 6 vs. Presbyterian, Sept. 8, 2012
Rushing Yards: 23 vs. Virginia, Sept. 15, 2012
Rushing Touchdowns: 1 vs. Presbyterian, Sept. 8, 2012
Long Rush: 19 vs. Virginia, Sept. 15, 2012
Receptions: 1 vs. Virginia, Sept. 15, 2012
Receiving Yards: 11 vs. Virginia, Sept. 15, 2012
Long Catch: 11 yards vs. Virginia, Sept. 15, 2012