5 Joe Farrar
5 Joe Farrar
Height: 5-10
Weight: 200
Year: R-Jr.
Hometown: Tucker, Ga.
High School: Tucker
Position: OLB

2016 — Played in 10 games and made eight starts at safety...sat out the Wofford game due to injury and registered only one series of action the following week against Western Carolina...did not start in the season finale versus Mercer...posted a pair of double digit tackle performances, including  a career high 15 stops (1.5 TFL) against Samford...tallied 10 tackles versus Coastal Carolina.

2015 — Saw action in nine games and registered one start at free safety — the first of his career — against Mercer, totaling a season high 13 tackles...followed it up with a six-tackle performance and fumble recovery in season finale versus Wofford...finished the campaign with 26 tackles.

2014 — Appeared in the season opener against Gardner-Webb (13-3 win) before sustaining a knee injury that sidelined him for the remainder of the season...accorded a medical redshirt and extra year of eligibility.

High School:  2014 graduate of Tucker (5A) High School...football coach was Bryan Lamar...multi-position standout in a career that saw him register action at quarterback, running back, cornerback, and safety...also saw duty returning punts and kickoffs...made the switch from running back to quarterback as a senior and passed for over 1,000 yards while also leading his team with over 750 rushing yards in 2013 campaign that saw Tucker post a 14-1 record and state runner-up finish...passed for 178 yards and two scores and ran for 74 yards and another touchdown in state championship game loss to Creekside...also played baseball at Tucker.

Personal: Full name is Joseph Antonio Farrar...born July 18, 1996, in Atlanta, Georgia...parents are Marlene and Joseph Farrar..has a sister, Morgan...business administration major.