Football



VUNSD2012 Andrew
Jelks
  #50
Offensive Line
6'6 | 270

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Henry County HS | Paris, Tenn.
Head Coach: James Counce
Selected Vanderbilt over Tennessee, Alabama, Kentucky, Ole Miss, Mississippi State, Missouri, Stanford and Cincinnati among others
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Photo Credit: Paris (Tenn.) Post-Intelligencer
HIGH SCHOOL   Senior captain... Three-year offensive line starter... As senior left tackle, contributed over 70 pancake blocks as Henry County went 15-0 and earned first state title in school history... Finalist for 5A Mr. Football Lineman of the Year Award as senior... First Team 5A All-State and named to Nashville Tennessean's Dream Team, Dandy Dozen and All-Midstate squads... Earned All-Area OL honors as junior after Patriots finished 10-2... Starts on varsity hoops team... Ranks among Top Ten percent of class academically... Attended Boys State as junior.

PERSONAL  Andrew Moore Jelks... Son of Bill and Debbie Jelks... Born on Dec. 6, 1993... Dad is an insurance agent; mom is physical therapist... Has two brothers, Will and Ben... Oldest brother plays football at Southeast Missouri... Plays the cello.

HENRY COUNTY HEAD COACH JAMES COUNCE  "Since I arrived prior to Andrew's junior season, he has provided great leadership for our team. Of course, he's an excellent student, but he's one of those guys that is very conscious of improving himself while making his teammates better.

"He is a tall, physical lineman who really finishes blocks. Andrew's also worked to improve his line skills such as footwork and agility from the get-go.

"Once Andrew starts focusing only on football, he is going to add weight and strength. When that happens, the sky is the limit."

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