Feb. 10—Three Ada seniors will continue their football careers at the next level.
George Maddox, Cord Coffee, and Fisher Marr made it official by signing letters of intent to play college football this fall during a signing ceremony held earlier this week inside the Cougar Activity Center.
Maddox is headed to Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford, Coffee is headed to Kansas to play for Emporia State and Marr is staying “home” to become a member of the East Central University football team.
All three players were key components to an Ada defense that became one of the top units in Class 4A and helped guide the Cougars to an impressive 11-2 record and a berth in the semifinals. Marr and Maddox were linebackers, and Coffee was a defensive lineman.
Ada assistant coach Colby Shamley, the football team’s defensive coordinator, believes the “M&M Brothers” and Coffee all have bright futures ahead.
“Each one of those kids played a huge part on defense as two- to three-year starters. They were a big part in how we were able to grow the defense into one of the best in 4A this year,” Shamley told The Ada News. “They all were extremely hard-working when they came to the weight room and on the field. They were also great leaders for our team on and off the field.”
Shamley said the colleges that snagged up the talented trio are lucky to have them.
“Each one has a different talent that they will bring to their college, but they all work extremely hard on and off the field, so I think each one is a steal and will make a huge impact for their college in the future,” he said.
It all just came together when Maddox was looking for a place to continue his football career.
Southwestern head coach Andrew Rice was named the new head coach for the Bulldogs last December. However, he started recruiting Maddox during his…
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Publish date : 2024-02-10 20:51:00
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