13 Raffinee Gonzalez
WR • 5-9
At UWG: Talented young player returning for sophomore season in BravesÕ uniform É made move to receiver during off-season after seeing action in secondary and on special teams a year ago É has tools to make successful transition to offense and showed progress during spring drills É should be in the mix for regular duty this season.
High School: Was a top two-way performer for coaches Mike Williams and Shannon Williams at MariettaÕs Osborne High É was twice named All-Cobb County Honorable Mention É was named team co-captain, special teams MVP, and schoolÕs scholar athlete ÉÊhad a big senior season on both sides of the ball: 42 tackles, two interceptions and five pass breakups . . . offensively, had 10 catches for 177 yards É also punter for Cardinals, kicking 56 times for a 35.7 average É beyond football, was a standout in track and basketball É also was three-time All-Cobb Honorable Mention and co-captain of Osborne soccer team.
Personal: Born May 13, 1985 É son of Manuel and Rhonda Villafane É enjoys listening to music, PlayStation II, and playing sports É lists other favorites as, food: Chinese; non football sports: soccer and baseball; TV: ChappelleÕs Show; music: hip hop and R&B; UWG class: American Government É would enjoy meeting Vanessa Williams É a Pre-Engineering major.