Smithfield: Sports

Drew Mustgrave to play football at Campbell

Drew Mustgrave signs with Campbell to play football with his parents (seated) David and Tanya Mustgrave, (standing, from left) South Johnston athletic director Keith Durham, assistant football coach Derek Micke, head coach Hunter Jenks and principal Eddie Price.
Drew Mustgrave signs with Campbell to play football with his parents (seated) David and Tanya Mustgrave, (standing, from left) South Johnston athletic director Keith Durham, assistant football coach Derek Micke, head coach Hunter Jenks and principal Eddie Price. newsobserver.com

Parents: David and Tanya Mustgrave

High School: South Johnston

Height, Weight: 6-foot-2, 200 pounds

Position: Tight End

Why Campbell? “The opportunity for playing time and the excellent academics.”

Also Considered: Elon, UNC Pembroke

Major: Trust Management

Notable: Drew played his senior season at South Johnston after transferring from Smithfield-Selma. He lined up at receiver for the Trojans after playing mainly quarterback for SSS. “I like playing tight end because I feel like it gives me the opportunity to make plays with the ball and score,” he said. He wants to be in the 220-pound range before his freshman season.

Compiled by D. Clay Best

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