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Rising Senior – A’dontae Balfour (Bradford)


We are recognizing the top athletes from the Class of 2021. It will include athletes from the following counties: Alachua, Bradford, Clay, Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrist, Levy, Marion, and Union.

Name: A’dontae Balfour
School: Bradford High School
What sports will you participate in during your senior year? Football, Basketball, and Track
What position(s) will you play? Cornerback and Wide receiver
Stats: 7 interceptions and 5 TDs; 478 yards receiving as a junior
Achievements (Academic and/or Athletic): Gainesville Sun All-Area team
Favorite high school sports moment so far: “Beating our rival Baker County (Glen St. Mary), 27-24, last year.”
Favorite quote: “Hard work pays off.” – Coach Tomlinson and Coach Shanks
What are you looking forward to most about your senior year: “Being on the field with my FAMILY.”
Goals for your senior season: “My personal goal this year is to have 10 interceptions and to be the best player I can for my teammates.” 
College offers: South Carolina, Virginia, Ole Miss, FIU, Georgia State, Coastal Carolina, & Albany State.
College interest: Washington State, Auburn, Northwestern, Miss. State, Oregon, Tulane, & FAU

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