77 Jackson Buonamia
77 Jackson Buonamia
Height: 6-3
Weight: 292
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Snellville, Ga.
High School: Brookwood / Air Force Prep
Position: C/OT

2014 — Earned playing time in 10 of 12 games...earned starts at center in Furman’s first four games...served as a backup center for one game thereafter before making the switch to backup tackle...missed the Citadel and Wofford games due to injury (ankle)...logged 382 play participations on the season, including a season high 79 snaps in a start versus Mercer (25-20 win)...graded out a season 90 percent on 29 snaps as a backup tackle versus Samford...named to the SoCon Academic Honor Roll.  2013 — Part of a contingent of nine true freshmen to see action for Furman...began the season as a member of the offensive line before making the switch to defensive line two games into the campaign...credited with eight tackles, including two each versus both Samfod (35-17 win) and Western Carolina (32-20 win)...notched stops in each of Furman’s final five games... enrolled at Furman in January of 2013 and took part in spring practice...named to the SoCon Academic Honor Roll.

High School:  Spent the fall of 2012 at Air Force Prep School before signing with Furman...2012 graduate of Brookwood (5A) High School...football coach was Mark Crews...played offensive tackle...Scout.com 2-star...2011 Atlanta-Journal Constitution and Associated Press/Georgia Sportswriters Association first team all-state selection...helped lead Brookwood to 14-1 record and state championship in 2010, his junior year...squad was ranked No. 1 in Georgia and 14th nationally...former high school teammate of Furman long snapper Danny LaMontagne.

Personal:  Full name is Jackson Nicholas Buonamia...born May 19, 1994, in Atlanta, Georgia...son of Nick and Cindy Buonamia...economics major.