NAME: Jay Volpenhein
SCHOOL: Anderson High School
GRADUATING YEAR: 2018
GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT: Honorable Mention All-State
HEIGHT: 6'3"-205 lbs.
PARENT: Tandy Pryor
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: "My mom."
FUTURE GOAL: Play college football
Anderson senior quarterback Jay Volpenhein began this season where he left off last year, putting up big numbers and winning football games.
During the regular season, Jay led the Redskins to a 9-1 record and an ECC Tri-Championship. In the first round of playoffs, he passed for two TDs and rushed for 2 TDs in a 33-0 win vs. Troy. He is leading the ECC in passing yards with 3,205 (32 TDs) and is second in rushing yards with 1,000 (17 TDs).
Jay has had numerous big games. In a season-opening win vs. Cabell-Midland West Virginia, he accounted for seven TDs (five passing, two rushing). He then had 5 TD passes (425 yds.) vs. Harrison and in a win vs. West Clermont he accounted for six TDs (4 passing and 2 rushing). Against Kings, he had five TDs (three passing, two rushing) and in a huge game vs. Turpin, he accounted for seven TDs (four passing, three rushing).
His junior year, Jay was one of the most prolific passers in Ohio. He threw for 3,541 yards (43 TDs) and rushed for 929 yards (10 TDs). His numerous honors included being named ECC Co-Offensive Player of the Year, 1st team all-city Div. II and 3rd team all-state.
Active in community service, Jay will play at the next level but has not yet selected a college. His favorite athlete is LaDanian Tomlinson, favorite entertainer is Jim Gaffigan, favorite book is Above the Line, favorite movie is The Longest Yard and most-like-to-meet is Seth Rogen.
COACH'S QUOTE – "Jay is a very passionate competitor, whose work ethic makes him the outstanding athlete that he is."
— Evan Dreyer, Football Coach
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