Anderson County Native Eyes Playing Pro Football

Logan and Jason Woodside

Logan and Jason Woodside

An Anderson County native and former Anderson County High School student has his eye on playing professional football.  Logan Woodside’s ultimate passion is football, and it has been showing as he finishes his college career.

Logan grew up here in Anderson County alongside his family, and ever since he was in third grade, he wanted to be a quarterback.  He started playing in the little leagues here in the county and both his father, Jason, and others in the community coached him along the way.

Jason, who played college football when he was younger and knew a number of players that were drafted into the NFL, knew what was needed to succeed and saw great potential in his son.  “Need a little bit of luck, a lot of hard work, and you gotta have athletic ability,” he said.

With guidance from his father and mentorship from his best friend, Jacob Russell who is the grandson of Wild Turkey’s Jimmy Russell, Logan took his game to the next level. ...

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