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Willie Candler
Player Profile:
Willie Candler 3099447
Position: Quarterback
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 186
Year: Junior
Hometown: Atlanta, GA
High School: Lovett

Outstanding quarterback returning for his third season in the program and second on the gameday roster ... took a redshirt year in 2015 and was the starter for the final four games of the 2016 season ... came to UWG after prepping at the Lovett School in Atlanta. 

Saw action in eight games as a redshirt freshman, starting the final four games of the year ... was 56-of-86 for 749 yards and 10 touchdown passes and just three interceptions ... Rushed 42 times for 47 yards, including a 51-yard day against Shorter on October 29 ... his best game came in the finale, where he was 13-of-17 for 190 yards and three touchdowns ... Named Gulf South Conference Freshman of the Week twice, earning the honors on October 24 and again on November 14. 

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