17 - Cole Champion
Cole Champion
Height: 5-11
Weight: 183
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Ft. Lauderdale, FL
High School: St. Thomas Aquinas
Position: DB
Major: Undeclared
Residential College: Davenport

2012: Led all defensive backs with 46 solos and 71 overall stops... Played in every game, started last seven... Top game was 9-1-10 vs. Lafayette... Earned Charles Loftus Award as Yale's top freshman.

At St. Thomas Aquinas: Earned four varsity football letters and captained team senior year… Three-year starter who left as career tackling leader… Second-team all-state senior year... Three-time all-county… Team defensive MVP junior and senior years… First junior to earn team defensive MVP honor… Played on 2008 and 2010 state and national championship teams… 2009 regional champions… Captained lacrosse team junior and senior years… Six varsity letters since seventh grade… Team player of year as freshman midfielder… Two-time first-team all-state… Four-time all-county first team… Team MVP twice… 4A-5A-6A Male Athlete of Year Finalist in 2011… Played on four district championship teams in lacrosse.

Personal: Cole Palmer Champion is the son of Laura and Gregg Champion… Father played football at New Hampshire… Brother and sister are college lacrosse players… Interested in economics and investment banking...Davenport College resident.