7 Candler Rich
7 Candler Rich
Height: 5-11
Weight: 206
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Newnan, GA
High School: The Heritage School
Position: RB
Major: Applied Mathematics

2015: Played in first two games and missed the rest with an injury… Averaged 3.9 yards per carry over 31 attempts… Recorded 124 yards and 1 TD.

2014: Honorable Mention All-Ivy League… Played all 10 games… Carried the ball 67 times for 502 yards and a team-high 7.5 yards per carry… Two touchdowns and a long of 51 yards…  Also had six kickoff returns for 82 yards and 91 receiving yards… Top game was against Columbia with 17 runs for 202 yards.

2013: Played in all 10 games, started four... Recipient of the Charles Loftus Award for most valuable freshman... Earned Ivy Rookie of the week for his performance against Columbia: Season-high 22 carries (101 yards) and two TDs... Earned Ivy Honor Roll against Penn... Ran for 444 yards (8th in Ivy) on 91 attempts, averaging 4.9 per carry... Three rushing TDs... Made 12 catches for 152 yards and three TDs... Returned one kickoff for 29 yards...  Season-best 11-159, 1 TD against Fordham...  Season-high 2-49 with one TD receiving against Princeton... 

At the Heritage School: 2012: Ran for 1910 yards and 23 TDs, had 568 yards receiving and 7 TDs...  Intercepted eight balls and scored 37 total touchdowns… Rushed for 5887 yards and 72 TDs, had 1407 yards and 16 TDs receiving, intercepted 20 balls and had 102 total TDs over his career… Four-time GISA All-Region, Three-time GISA All-State, two-time Times-Herald All-County MVP, 2010 Times-Herald All-Purpose Player of the Year, 2012 Region 2AAA Player of the Year… Team captain of the 2012 2AAA Region Champions and GISA AAA State Runners-up… 13-time letterman between football (4), baseball (5) and basketball (4)… Starting centerfielder for the varsity states baseball championship as an eighth grader, team captain as a senior, all-state as a junior and sophomore, state champions as a freshman… Defensive team MVP as a sophomore and junior as a forward for the basketball team… State runner-up for the 100 meter as a junior on the track team… Class Salutatorian... AP scholar with distinction, national honor society, Georgia Merit scholar.

Personal: Candler Rich is the son of Jimmy and Dorothy Rich…