Inside a packed auditorium, with friends and family in attendance, six Columbia football players pledged their allegiances by inking ceremonial letters of intent.
Almost every child fantasizes about this moment when they first pick up a football, Columbia High School football coach Brian Allen told himself as he watched former CHS defensive lineman Timmy Jer
Teon Dollard was the workhorse. Ethan Umstead was the field general.
Columbia’s star running back and middle linebacker paved the way for the Tigers this past fall.
For decades, Columbia has produced elite running backs.
Every strong defense requires an anchor. A leader, someone who can be counted on in any situation. This season it was a middle linebackernamed Ethan Umstead.