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Xavier Gantt
Xavier  Gantt
Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
Buford, Ga.

High School:
Buford

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 167

Position:
AB


04/21/2017

Gold Tops White, 21-16, in Spring Game Thriller

Fifth-year senior Swilling hauls in 61-yard touchdown catch with 1:32 to go to lift Gold to comeback win

2016 (True Freshman): Redshirted.

High School: Rated as a three-star prospect and the No. 8-ranked running back in the state of Georgia by 247Sports … Rushed for 699 yards and 10 touchdowns as a junior before missing much of his senior season due to injury … Served as a team captain … Helped lead Buford H.S. to three-straight state championships as a freshman, sophomore and junior and an appearance in the state title game as a senior … Scored three touchdowns in a 63-0 win over Southeast Whitfield in the opening round of the 2014 Georgia 4A state playoffs … Coached by Jess Simpson, who is now assistant defensive line coach for the Atlanta Falcons ... Also earned four letters in track and field … Maintained a B average in the classroom throughout high school.

Personal: Full name is Xavier Malachi Gantt … Born June 10, 1998 … Son of Patrick and Leticia Gantt … Is the second of four siblings … Father, Patrick, played football at South Carolina State … Began playing football at age six … Majoring in computer engineering.