Jay Gafford
Jay  Gafford


Dallas, Texas

High School:
Fork Union Military Academy

Last College:
Rockford College

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 215

Running Back


2015: Did not see action … Member of the scout squad.

2014: Saw action in one game … Had two carries for 16 rushing yards, both for eight yards.

2013: Did not see action.

2012 (Rockford University): Saw action in 10 games ... Rushed for 56 yards and one touchdown for the Regents.

High School: Graduated from Fork Union Military Academy in 2012 … Earned a total of seven letters as a two-sport athlete in football (3) and track and field (4) … Named the National Underclassmen Gridiron sophomore running back MVP in a national combine … Totaled 879 all-purpose yards and eight touchdowns his senior season … In track, helped lead Fork Union to a state championship in 2012 and a district title in 2011.

Personal: Full name is Gerald Jay Gafford Jr. … Son of Gerald and Ginger Gafford … Born on Sept. 20, 1993 in Fort Polk, Louisiana, where both parents served in the military as Army Officers … Has one younger sister, Gabrielle … He is a second generation Bulldog, his father and aunt are both graduates of LA Tech … Earned Eagle Scout award in 2010 and is a Life Time Member of Boys Scouts of America … Earned the Bronze Eagle Palm and Gold Eagle Palm in 2011 … Recipient of the President’s Volunteer Service Awards (Bronze 2009), (Silver 2011), and (Gold 2016) for his dedication and commitment to community service.


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