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Message of ‘Family’ helps Godby students get to college

Alec Chessari, Contributor 

TALLAHASSEE, FLA. (franchisesportsonline.net) –  Godby head basketball coach Andrew Colville preaches “Family” and that’s how he transitions his players from high school to college.

“We have been blessed to have a lot of kids get scholarships and we have had nine over the last two years,” Colville said.  “It means a ton to me. I talked to Quan Jackson who is at Georgia Southern doing his first summer semester the other day. It’s like one of your own kids at home when they leave you’re sad but also happy he is doing great and he has helped me and this school.”

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 Colville has sent players off to Division 1, D-2 and junior collegiate programs. Jackson went off to play for Georgia Southern, Desean Enzor signed with Kings University in Tennessee, JaShon Williams signed with ASA College in Miami and Tre Clemons signed with College of Central Florida.
“We preach family and how much we care about each other. We cannot fake that with the kids.  You try to fake them out, they know,” Colville said.

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