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Pinson Valley safety Blair headed to Faulkner

By Gary Lloyd

Pinson Valley safety Jeffery Blair is headed to Faulkner University.

Blair announced his decision at a signing ceremony at the high school today.

Blair said Faulkner has been showing interest since the beginning of the 2012 season. He was offered at his visit Saturday.

Jeffery Blair
photo by Gary Lloyd

Blair, a 6-foot, 190-pounder, projects as a safety but could play outside linebacker.

“They really like me,” Blair said. “They said I’m a perfect fit for them.”

Blair said he plans to study mechanical engineering.

Blair said this is a dream come true.

“As a freshman, to think that I’d be up on a stage right now, getting a hat, signing with a college, it really didn’t hit my mind,” he said. “But now that I realize how serious football is, it feels really good. I thank God for giving me this opportunity.”

Contact Gary Lloyd at news@trussvilletribune.com and follow him on Twitter @GaryALloyd.

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