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Cockfield to play for Wildcats

January 10, 2005

   Albany - The South Georgia Wildcats have been assigned wide receiver/defensive back Adrian Cockfield, offensive specialists Shannon Gainey, Rodney Woodham and defensive specialist Montrail Pittman by the arenafootball2 league office.

Cockfield, (5-10, 185 pounds), a graduate of Albany State University, led the af2 with 126 receptions last season with the Columbus Wardogs. In 16 games with the Wardogs, he totaled 1,466-yards (sixth in af2) and 30 touchdowns. On the defensive side, he had 23 tackles (19 solo), one interception and four pass break-ups.

In 2004, Cockfield was named to the af2’s American Conference first team. In two seasons in the af2, he has 203 receptions for 2,190-yards and 36 touchdowns along with 47 tackles (34 solo), one interception and seven pass break-ups.

Gainey, (6-1, 195 pounds), saw action in five games with the Greensboro Prowlers in 2003. He had 11 catches for 159-yards and four touchdowns and added six tackles. Gainey played his college ball at Livingstone College in Salisbury, North Carolina. In four seasons with the Blue Bears, he totaled 93 receptions for 1,510-yards and 10 touchdowns. He also returned 39 punt returns for 345-yards and 50 kick-off returns for 1,113-yards.

Woodham, (5-7, 165 pounds), enters his third season in af2. In 2001, he split time between the Peoria Pirates and Columbus Wardogs. In 12 games, he recorded 46 catches for 541-yards and seven touchdowns. In 2000, Woodham totaled 85 receptions for 1,074-yards and 23 touchdowns for the Pensacola Barracudas. He also returned six kick-off returns for touchdowns.

Pittman, (5-10, 190 pounds), returns for his second season with the Wildcats. Pittman did not record any stats with the Wildcats in 2004.

The Wildcats are entering their fourth season in the arena football league and their first in Albany, Georgia. The Wildcats will kickoff the 2005 season against in-state rival Macon Knights on April 9th at the Albany Civic Center.

 Wildcats season tickets are now on sale starting at just $70. Tickets can be purchased by calling 229.435.2TIX (2849) or toll free at 1.877.WILD.TIX (945-3849).


  • South Georgia Wildcats roster (Jan. 10, 2005)

Larry Brown

OL/DL

6-2

300

Central Florida

Adrian Cockfield

WR/DB

5-10

185

Albany State

Shannon Gainey

OS

6-1

195

Livingstone College

Damien Gary

WR/DB

5-11

186

Georgia

Chris McKinney

WR/LB

6-2

205

Guilford College

Alex Neist

QB

6-1

205

Concordia Univ. (Minn.)

Montrail Pittman

DS

5-10

190

North Carolina A&T

Antwone Savage

WR/DB

5-11

183

Oklahoma

Bryan Snyder

QB

6-1

205

Albright

Larry Sutton

DS

5-10

180

Butler County JC (Kansas)

Wes Virgilio

K

5-10

180

Victor Valley JC

Rodney Woodham

OS

5-7

165

Iowa Wesleyan

 

posted at 6:45pm by roberth@walb.com


 

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