Guilford Adds Six More Football Recruits For 2010

Greensboro, N.C. (6/9/10) -- Guilford College head football coach Kevin Kiesel announced the intention of six more incoming students to play football for the Quakers Wednesday. All six students have made their deposit to the college and will enroll for classes beginning in August. To date, 19 football students have committed to attend Guilford.

Harold Baldwin (Pittsboro, N.C.) was a three-year letter winner under coach Bill Hall at Northwood High School. The 6-0, 190-pound wide receiver earned All-Carolina 9 Conference honors and set a school record with two touchdown catches in a game in his senior campaign. Baldwin also earned three letters in basketball. He considered Livingstone College prior to deciding on Guilford.

T.J. Bulla (Trinity, N.C.) won three letters under coach Alex Mebane at Trinity High School. The 6-0, 230-pound linebacker was named to the All-Davidson County team in 2009 and twice earned All-PAC 6 Conference recognition. Bulla will participate in the North Carolina Coaches Association East-West All-star Game July 21 in Greensboro. He also lettered one year in track and field as a thrower and earned all-county and all-conference honors. Bulla considered Ferrum College and Catawba College before deciding on Guilford.

Daniel Nolan (Bolton, N.C.) earned four varsity letters under coach Travis Conner at East Columbus High School. The 5-11, 230-pound middle linebacker earned all-area and All-Three Rivers 1A/2A Conference honors. He was part of the winningest senior class in East Columbus football history and helped the Gators to the 2009 Three Rivers Conference title. Nolan was a junior marshal, member of the Beta Club and member of the National Honor Society. He considered Methodist University and North Carolina Wesleyan College prior to choosing Guilford.

Jaylen Parker (Clayton, N.C.) played at Word of God Christian Academy under coach James Jenkins. The 5-11, 175-pound wide receiver was named to the 2009 All-North Carolina Independent School Athletic Association Eight-Man Football Team and helped the Holy Rams to four state playoff appearances. He also earned First Team All-Southeastern Independent Conference recognition and played on the school's basketball team, which reached the state playoffs in 2010.

Jordan Sutton (Fredericksbrug, Va.) earned two varsity letters under coach Todd Campbell at Riverbend High School. The 5-11, 200-pound offensive lineman was selected to play in the Virginia North vs. Northwest All-Star Game and was named Second Team All-Commonwealth District. Sutton participated in the school's Fellowship of Christian Athletes chapter and received academic letters three years. He considered Dickinson College, Susquehanna University, Bridgewater College and Randolph-Macon College before deciding on Guilford.

Austin West (Bel Air, Md.) lettered two years under coach David Yohn at C. Milton Wright High School. The 5-10, 150-pound wide receiver earned All-Upper Chesapeake Bay Athletic Conference honors in 2008 and 2009 after leading his team in receptions both seasons. West also lettered three years in lacrosse. He served as a team captain and garnered an all-league honors in 2008. He received C. Milton Wright High School's sportsmanship award in 2007 and received athletic academic recognition all four years. West looked at Salisbury University, Gettysburg College, St. Vincent College, and Lebanon Valley College prior to choosing Guilford.

Guilford concluded the 2009 season with a 3-7 overall record, 2-4 in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference. The Quakers lost four seniors from the 2009 team and expect as many as 58 letter winners back in 2010. Guilford opens the season Sept. 4 with the 14th annual Gate City Soup Bowl versus Greensboro College at 7:00 p.m. in the Quakers' Armfield Athletic Center.

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