Elon Football Adds Two On National Signing Day
Football 01/02/2023 10:06:00 AM by Jason Knavel, AD Associate for Strategic Communications
History Links Elon, NC – Elon University head football coach Tony Trisciani announced the addition of two student-athletes to the signing class of 2023. Elon announced 13 students -athletes during the first signing period. Braden Chandler, the son of former All-Conference offensive lineman Elon Charlie Chandler, and Michael Muldrow Jr. were added to the Class of 2023. Full biographies of the two are listed below.
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Braden Chandler | OL | 5-11 | 320 | Bristow, Virginia | Patriot
High School: Earned three varsity letters at Patriot High School under head coach Sean Finnerty…All-District Player of 2022…Team was 25-7 in three seasons, including 11-2 as a senior… The team was a regional runner-up in both his senior and sophomore seasons… Also entered in athletics.
Personal: Full name is Braden Charles Chandler…Son of Charlie and Tracy Chandler…Mother was a cheerleader to Elon…Father played football in Elon and was a two-time offensive lineman in the Conference of South Atlantic… Two brothers, Christian and Trent, and one sister Carlie… Born August 17, 2005… Planning to study Exercise Science.
MICHAEL MULDROW JR. | OL | 6-3 | 270 | Tyrone, Georgia | sand stream
High School: Played four years of college football at Sandy Creek High School, most recently for head coach Brett Garvin…2022 3A First Team All-State and All-Region…2022 First Team All-County…2021 All-County Two -Way Player … 2021 Coaches Award and Top Offensive Lineman Award … Team went 22-4 the past two seasons and won a 2022 3A State Championship … Also participated athletics and wrestling.
Personal: Full name is Michael Timothy Muldrow Jr. … Son of Michael and Carlese Muldrow … One brother, Mikell, and three sisters – Makhia, Camiah and Carisma … Born January 19, 2005 … Plans to study engineering and business , with plans to be a mechanical engineer.
ABOUT ELON FOOTBALL
Elon’s soccer team went 8-4 in 2022 and 6-2 in CAA soccer play and is expected to return 11 starters in 2023 (seven on offense and four on defense). The Phoenix finished the 2022 season ranked 17th in the nation, the program’s second-highest season-ending ranking in FCS history, and earned an FCS playoff bid for the first time since 2018. Elon defeated three ranked teams during the season, including handing national seed William & Mary its only regular season loss. The Phoenix were a perfect 5-0 at home and finished 2022 with a six-game unbeaten streak inside Rhodes Stadium, the longest unbeaten streak in stadium history.
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