On Thursday, March 24, Asheville School senior Ahmad Galimore committed to play football for North Greenville University in Tigerville, South Carolina.
Galimore was a standout player for the Blues. While he was an excellent wide receiver, he stepped in as quarterback his junior year. As quarterback, he earned All-Conference honors and was recognized with an All-State Honorable Mention.
This year Galimore had 732 all-purpose yards, 1039 passing yards, and 14 touchdowns. On defense, he racked up 59 tackles. In addition to quarterback, Galimore played defensive back, kick returner and punter for the Blues.
During the commitment ceremony, Athletic Director Carl Boland congratulated Galimore on his opportunity to continue his football career. "On behalf of the athletic department, we congratulate you," Boland said. "You've had a great career at Asheville School. I am excited to see what you achieve at the next level."
Head Football Coach Gus Schill said he was proud of Galimore and thanked him for his leadership on the team. "Ahmad's willingness to play anywhere the team needed him was helpful to the Blues' cause," he said. Schill addressed Galimore: "We were a better Blues team because of you. We are proud of you, and we send you our best wishes as you go to North Greenville."
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