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Aaron Winchester
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Aaron Winchester 2235140
Position: Quarterback
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 190
Year: Redshirt Sophomore
Hometown: Lawrenceville, Ga.
High School: Mount Pisgah


AT GEORGIA STATE: Athletic quarterback who backed up starter Conner Manning in 2016 after competing for the starting job in the preseason ... Redshirted in 2015.

2016: Made his first start vs. UT Martin, when starter Conner Manning was injured in the Thursday practice before the game. Passed for 119 yards (8-for-16) with a 7-yard TD pass to Glenn Smith. Rushed for 75 yards on 16 carries ... Started the following game at South Alabama, rushing for 64 yards on 21 carries while throwing for 113 yards on 11-for-18 passes ... Came off the bench in the fourth quarter of season opener vs. Ball State and directed a scoring drive, which he capped with a 13-yard TD run. Passed for 32 yards (4-8) and rushed for 59 yards on eight carries ... Unavailable for the Arkansas State and ULM games due to an ankle injury ... Had a strong performance in the Blue-White spring game, when he threw three touchdown passes and rushed for a fourth score ... Redshirted in 2015.

HIGH SCHOOL: Two-time all-state quarterback, including first-team all-state accolades as a senior at Mount Pisgah Christian School … As a junior, he was a second-team all-state pick by the GSWA and an honorable mention selection by the AJC … Also named Offensive Player of the Year in North Fulton and in Region 6-A for both his junior and senior seasons … Passed for Led Mount Pisgah to the second round state playoffs in 2013 and 2014 … Threw four touchdown passes and scored a fifth touchdown in first-round victory over Landmark Christian … Coached by Mike Forester.

PERSONAL: Full name is Aaron Christopher Winchester ... Born Jan. 5, 1997 ... Son of Stacy Winchester and Carrie Wilson ... Majoring in finance.

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