|PREVIOUS SCHOOL||Franklin Road Acad.|
Named SoCon Academic Honor Roll … ETSU’s leading receiver in 2015 – 31 receptions, 509 yards and three touchdowns … Earned Bowman Jewelers Offensive Player of the Week against Emory & Henry and Montana State … Led ETSU in receiving five times … Totaled 129 all-purpose yards (117 rushing/12 rushing) against Emory & Henry (Sept. 26) … Rushed for 44 yards and had 35 receiving yards against Maryville (Sept. 10) … Registered at least one reception in all 11 games, including multiple catches in nine games … Season-best 117 receiving yards vs. EH and season-high five receptions at Robert Morris (Nov. 7) … Had touchdowns against Maryville, Emory & Henry and Warner … Had one kickoff and three punt returns – all coming against Maryville.
Prior to ETSU
Transferred in from Mercer University and was a letter winner in football, soccer and basketball at Franklin Road Academy … had eight receptions for 72 yards at Mercer in 2013 …accounted for 108 receptions for 2,136 yards and 24 receiving touchdowns in high school, while also picking off 10 passes and scoring three defensive touchdowns … was the region offensive player of the year and an all-state selection in his senior year.
Born Jan. 20, 1994 … son of Jeff and Tina Ponchilla … expected to major in exercise science … played for high school coach David Pack.