Congratulations to Jacob Stone for being selected to play in the 2017 Touchstone Energy Cooperatives North South All-Star Football game. The game will be played in Myrtle Beach, SC on December 9, 2017 at Doug Shaw Memorial Stadium. Jacob, a senior defensive end, was a mainstay on the line for the Mustangs. With great leadership qualities and relentless effort, Jacob was a key component in the success of the defense this year. Jacob played in all 13 games for the Mustangs this year and recorded 48 tackles, 7 tackles for loss, 5 sacks, and 1 forced fumble.
Coach Davis, his position coach said, “Jacob is a solid young man that anyone would want to coach. I have enjoyed the last four years and look forward to what the good Lord has in store for him”. Jacob’s teammates knew that he was going to give everything he had each and ever day. Offensive Tackle, Josh Rogers, spoke about playing against him in practice, “Jacob made some days very difficult when I was trying to block him. He always gave his best effort in practice and games. He has definitely made me a better player”. After the North South game, Jacob hopes to continue his football career at the next level and is currently receiving interests from some colleges. Palmetto High School is very proud of you and wish you the very best in the All-Star Game and in your future endeavors.