Franklin County athletes play for UNA
Kim West, Franklin County Times
When the University of North Alabama football team takes the field at Braly Stadium this fall, there will be at least a few former Franklin County student-athletes in the stadium.
But these students aren't just Lions fans-they will be wearing the familiar purple-and-gold for UNA, which won the Gulf South Conference football championship in 2006.
Four former Golden Tigers and a Phil Campbell graduate are continuing their athletic careers at UNA.
Reggie Hubbard is a computer information systems major and a junior wide receiver and kickoff return specialist for the Lions. Hubbard was a three-sport athlete in track, basketball and football (all-region, co-captain).
Casey Phillips is a sophomore defensive back for UNA. Phillips played safety, cornerback and kickoff returner for the Golden Tigers and also lettered in baseball and track.
Chris Trapp is a business major and a sophomore wide receiver for the Lions. Trapp was a four-sport athlete in track, baseball, basketball and football (all-region, all-county and team captain.
Addie Grissom ran track and was named an all-county cheerleader for Phil Campbell. Grissom, who graduated this spring, was named a There's A Way scholarship winner. She earned a partial athletic cheerleading scholarship to UNA.
Also, Dustin Goodwin, son of Russellville football coach Doug Goodwin, is an education major and a junior quarterback for the Lions after spending one season at Auburn and redshirting his first season at UNA. Goodwin played for his father at Demopolis High.