Valedon has not seen action as a true freshman candidate on the offensive front.
Three-year starter on offensive line for east Tennessee school... Played all three line positions, starting primarily at center as senior... Helped 9-5 squad advance to 6A state semifinals as senior... Named to sportwriters' All-State squad and as district's OL MVP as senior... Also included in Knoxville News-Sentinel's PrepXtra All-Area team... Played all three offensive line positions in postseason Tennessee East-West All Star Game.
Jose Gabriel Valedon... Born December 17, 1992 at Vanderbilt Medical Center... Married to the former Lenzi Ilar... Has four older sisters: Azure Grissom, Des Pierce, Sarah Smith and Vanessa Valedon... Formerly played cello in high school orchestra; also plays bass guitar... Enjoys volleyball and waterskiing... Involved in school's Young Life organization and served as class representative.