2016 All Stars – East Team
High School, Region: Brighton, 12
High School Coach: Brian Lemons
College: Northwood University
Joey spent most of his young life playing hockey and baseball. When he was in eighth grade he “thought I would give football a try”. His passion for football continued as he went into high school. He was a starter on the varsity team as a sophomore when he ran for 1100 yards and 11 touchdowns. He continued as a junior with 1300 yards and 14 touchdowns. As a senior he ran for 1700 yards and 27 touchdowns, making his career totals over 4000 rushing yards.
Joey also played hockey throughout his high school career. His team won a state championship when he was a freshman.
Joey thanked his parents, family, the Brighton football coaches and the Brighton community for all their support throughout his high school career. He gave a “special prayer of thanks for the inspiration he has always felt from his Dad above.” Joey will attend Northwood University where plans to work on a bachelor’s degree in the automotive industry.
First Team All County, 2013, ’14 & ‘15
2nd Team all conference, 2014
1st Team All Conference, 2015
1st Team All State, Battle Creek Enquirer, 2015
Honorable Mention All State, Detroit News, 2015
Livingston County Offensive
Player of the Year, 2015