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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 fourth season in the program and third on the gameday roster ... during his two seasons on the field, he has thrown a total of 3,662 yards for 35 touchdowns and has rushed for six touchdowns for a total of 337 yards ... 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. 

Started all 13 games for the Wolves ...  was 220-344 for 2,913 yards and 25 touchdowns ... rushed for 290 yards and 6 touchdowns ... his best game came against Shorter, where he was 12-19 for 246 yards,  had five total touchdowns including a season long 80-yard touchdown pass.

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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