Gaven Varner

#5 Gaven Varner

HT. 6' 1"
WT. 230
YR. Sr.
HOMETOWN Summerville, S.C.
PREVIOUS SCHOOL Georgia Military Coll.
Prior to ETSU: Played at Georgia Military College ... teammate there of ETSU linebacker Matt Palmer. 2002: Varner filled a huge hole for the Bucs on offense, giving them a punishing running back ... Led the team with 599 yards rushing and six touchdowns on the ground ... Had a monster game against VMI (9/21) with 128 yards rushing on just 15 carries and three touchdowns ... Had 85 yards rushing against Furman (10/26) ... Also effective in the passing game, he finished second on the team with 27 receptions and 256 receiving yards ... Varner caught a season-high five passes against Furman and against Wofford (11/9). High School Rushed for 2,000 yards and 22 touchdowns as a senior at Stratford High School named first team all-state, all-region and All-Low Country helped lead his team to the state championship with a 15-0 record played in the North/South All-Star game named the most valuable running back in that contest.