Warren County High School standout football player, Justyn Stanford, signed with Augusta United Graduate Academy.
“I feel great, and I can get more exposure,” Stanford said when asked about how it felt to sign with a school.
Stanford said he will miss the teachers, his friends, and sports the most when he leaves Warren County. Stanford closed out a stellar football career by winning Defensive Player of the Year. He was also 2x all-state and 3x all-region during his time at Warren County.
According to Stanford, he signed with Augusta United Graduate Academy to play football, and he will be playing defensive end. Stanford said he will be taking general studies classes at Augusta United Graduate Academy.
The goal is to gain more exposure and transfer to a Division I college, and Stanford even has his major in mind, according to Stanford. Stanford said when he gets to his next destination he plans on majoring in Mass Communication.
“I want to be a Sports Broadcaster,” Stanford said.
Stanford’s football coach, Coach Steven Simpson, had nothing but positive reviews for him.
“He’s a very smart and very high IQ player,” Simpson said.
According to Coach Simpson, Stanford is a versatile player and can play numerous positions. Simpson said Stanford will do what it takes to win, and he always find a way. Coach Simpson thinks he will do great at his next stop.
“I fell like he’ll do great there,” Stanford said. “They have some packages for him to play both sides.”