Home cooking: Here's a list of local athletes at TCC, FAMU and Florida State

Jim Henry
Tallahassee Democrat
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Florida State, Florida A&M and Tallahassee Community College athletics look near and far when it comes to recruiting top talent.

For many local athletes, however, they often dream of attending college in their hometown. 

And, for many in 2021, that dream came true.

Relying on published rosters from the school's websites -, and - here's a list of local athletes who competed in 2021 during their respective seasons. 


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UM's tight end Will Mallory (85) gets squeezed by FSU's Jaiden Lars-Woodbey (6) and Amari Gainer (33) in the first quarter as the University of Miami host Florida State University Seminoles at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens on Saturday, September 26, 2020.

Florida State


Travis Jay (Madison County)

Amari Gainer (Chiles)

Joshua Farmer (Gadsden County)

Cortez Andrews (Godby)

Zane Herring (Madison County)

Christopher Williams (Rickards)

Logan Lacey


Brandon Walker (NFC)

Danny Andzel (Chiles)

Tyler Martin (Chiles)

Logan Lacey (Godby)

Garrett Mathes (Chiles)

FSU's Connor Futrell during match play against Auburn at Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio, on October 4, 2021


Connor Futrell (Chiles)

Patrick McCann (Chiles)

Cross Country

Jay Brown (Maclay)

Clayton Carlson (Lincoln)

Matthew Newland (Chiles)

Track & Field

Jay Brown (Maclay)

Clayton Carlson (Lincoln)

Amari Douglas (Lincoln)

Matthew Newland (Chiles)

Connor Phillips (Chiles)

Madison Fitzpatrick has helped FSU's beach volleyball team to a 22-3 record this season

Beach Volleyball

Madison Fitzpatrick (Lincoln)

Cross Country

Alyson Churchill (Chiles)

Erin Phelps (Chiles)

Abby Schrobilgen (Chiles)

Caitlin Wilkey (Chiles)


Maegan Tomlinson (Chiles)

Chloe Culp (NFC)


Addi Hultquist (Chiles)

Khori Louis (Florida High)

Track & Field

Alyson Churchill (Chiles)

Erin Phelps (Chiles)

Abby Schrobilgen (Chiles)

Caitlin Wilkey (Chiles)

Florida A&M University pitcher Zach Morea (18) throws the ball during a game between FAMU and Mercer University Tuesday, March 16, 2021.

Florida A&M


Trenton Langley (Wakulla)

JD Tease (Florida High)

Zach Morea (Chiles)

Jared Weber (Wakulla)

Dylan Carlson (Lincoln)

Joseph Pierini (Wakulla)

Florida A&M Rattlers wide receiver Chad Hunter (13) waits for the snap during a game between FAMU and Grambling State University at Bragg Memorial Stadium on FAMU's homecoming Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021.


Chad Hunter (Rickards)

Robert Glanton (Taylor County)

Javan Morgan (Florida High)

Sheldon Walker (Florida High)

Chris Jerry (NFC)

Martery Brown (Godby)

Jordan White (Gadsden County)

Timari Brown (Wakulla)

Jolan Gilley (Florida High)

TJ Lee (Gadsden County)

Kamari Young (Godby)

Donovan Mobley (Leon)

Josiah Turner (FAMU DRS)

Richard Summers (Godby)

Jalan Black (Gadsden County) 

Nick Dixon (Godby)

Rasean McKay (Godby)

Deandre Francis (Rickards)

Khamari Brown (Wakulla) 

Men’s track & field

Timothy Ashley (NFC)

Joshua Butler (Rickards)

Michael Crimbley (Rickards)

Ralph Goodman (Lincoln)

Kamron Lawrence (Lincoln)

M’Kharis Lindsey (Rickards)

Jordan Nance (Rickards)

Women’s Basketball

Caylan Jones (NFC)

Women’s Track & Field

Lonzetta Simpkins (Lincoln)

Dorian Solomon (Godby)


Kalen Blathers (Rickards)

Chiles Timberwolf Marvis Thornton (11) shoots for two. The Florida High Seminoles defeated the Chiles Timberwolves 75-43 Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021.

Tallahassee Community College


Matt Boynton (Maclay)

Jacob Estes (Wakulla Christian)

Dilan Lawson (Madison County)

Joey Silvestri (JPII)

Men’s basketball

Marvis Thornton (Chiles)

Cross Country

Bryce Bass (Leon)

Shawn Marcum (Chiles)

Leo Rutledge (Maclay)

Khary Wright (Lincoln)

Men’s Track & Field

Bryce Bass (Leon)

Justin Harper (Lincoln)

Shawn Marcum (Chiles)

Women’s basketball

Sage Day (Wakulla)


Emery Mayne (Wakulla)

Women’s Track & Field

Jacquell Lewis (Florida High)

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