Benedictine College Prep
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5-10 / 170
Shurmur sparks unit in 11-on-11 team drills
Commodores return nearly all wide receivers and tight ends from a year ago
Freshmen and first-year SEC student-athletes were eligible
Start of Spring Showcase now 9:30 a.m. due to potential inclement weather
Stadium gates to open Saturday at 9 a.m. for team's featured practice
2016 Freshman SEC Academic Honor Roll
The speedy Tennyson was one of six true freshmen to see action, playing in eight games... Tennyson was effective on reverses from his wide receiver slot, having 28 yards on four carries... Longest rush was 13 yards against Tennessee State... He did not register a catch.
Senior captain... Two-year starter for one of Richmond’s top private powers... Helped Benedictine to back-to-back VISAA Division I state titles in 2014-15, marking first such achievement in school history... As a senior, hauled in 38 passes for 698 yards and 11 touchdowns... Two-time VISAA Division I First Team All-State and All-Conference pick... As a junior, posted 41 catches for 836 yards and eight touchdowns... Also returned three kicks for touchdowns as junior... Produced 498 all-purpose yards as sophomore wide receiver at nearby Manchester HS.
Donaven Coleon Tennyson... Born March 9, 1998... Son of the late Frank and Yolanda Tennyson... Born and raised in Richmond... Has two brothers, Franklin and Dillon... Dad was a financial advisor and community leader in Richmond... Mom works as a senior insurance analyst... Enjoys travel and playing ping-pong.