Ahmad Christian
Ahmad  Christian

RS Sophomore

Jacksonville, Fla.

High School:
Trinity Christian

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 189


1 VL

Sophomore cornerback who gained valuable experience last fall... listed with the second-team unit entering the fall... did not participate in the spring as he is also a member of the South Carolina baseball team.

2012: Redshirt freshman defensive back who logged eight tackles in 12 games... also used on special teams... credited with a pair of pass breakups... had three stops against both East Carolina and UAB... named the Most Improved Defensive Back of the spring... was a late cut from Ray Tanner's baseball roster in the spring.

2011: Redshirted as a true freshman.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from at Trinity Christian Academy in Jacksonville, Fla. in 2011... finished his senior year with over 1,500 rushing yards and 16 touchdowns while adding 64 tackles, four interceptions, two forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries... had a 99-yard run, the longest in state championship game history, against American Heritage... coached by Verlon Dorminey... ran for 866 yards (11.9 per carry) and 11 touchdowns as a junior in 2009... also logged 40 tackles and four interceptions and was named second-team all-state for the 1A classification as a defensive back... two-sport standout who was also a highly-touted all-state shortstop on the baseball diamond... represented the U.S. in an international baseball competition in Japan during the summer of 2010... selected in the 46th round of the MLB Draft by the Milwaukee Brewers... may play both football and baseball at SC... regarded as a three-star prospect, the 39th-best "athlete" in the country and the 90th-best player in the state of Florida by Rivals.com... is a three-star prospect and rated as the nation's 48th-best cornerback by Scout.com... a three-star prospect by 247Sports.com... named to PrepStar's All-Southeast Region class... also considered Tennessee, Auburn and Miami.

PERSONAL: Ahmad Christian was born November 23, 1992... is pursuing a degree in hospitality management.