#9  Joey Velazquez WR/LB

Joey
VELAZQUEZ

Height:  6-1
Weight:  210
Year:  Senior
Position:  WR/LB

 

Career Notes
Two-year returning starter at safety...two-year returning letter-winner

2017 (Junior)
Named Honorable Mention All-Central District...started 10 games on defense and 6 games on offense...tied for a team lead in pass break-ups with 4....finished second on the team in touchdowns (8), tackles (53), all-purpose yards (643), rushing yards (356), kick return yards (148), receptions (17) and interceptions (2)...set a career high with 85 rushing yards at St. Charles...led the Stallions with 8 tackles against Lancaster...recorded 3 multi-touchdown games (Royal Imperial Collegiate - 2, Lancaster - 2, and Trenton-Edgewood - 2)

2016 (Sophomore)
Started one game at receiver and the final seven games at safety...recorded 32 tackles, 3.5 tackles for loss, two sacks, three interceptions...scored two defensive touchdowns on interception returns (St. Charles - 30, Mt. Vernon - 71)...rushed for 66 yards...was second on the team with 186 kickoff return yards...in a Regional Semifinal against Beechcroft, set career highs for rushing yards (46), carries (14), tackles (8) and scored his first offensive touchdown

Personal Data
Starting outfielder for the Stallion baseball team...named the Division-II Ohio Baseball Player of the Year in 2018...became the first sophomore to earn First Team All-Ohio honors for the SFD Baseball program...verbally committed to play Baseball and Football at the University of Michigan on June 22, 2018...sister Ryan is a 2017 graduate of St. Francis DeSales...brother Jason is a sophomore at DeSales