ANDY STOKES - 2005
Andy Stokes, a tight end out of William Penn University, was chosen by New England Patriots as the 255th pick of the NFL draft. In his senior year at Penn, Stokes was awarded third-team NAIA All-America and first-team All-MSFA honors. He finished second on the team with a career-high 42 receptions for 753 yards (17.9 avg.) and five touchdowns. Stokes was cut by the Patriots during training camp, but he landed on the roster for the Arizona Cardinals’ practice squad. He was released on Aug. 21, 2006. Andy was named as one of Southern Utah’s Top 40 Under 40 by St. George Magazine in December 2012. Andy has coached Dixie High School’s football team for four years, and he also coaches and plays tight end for the Dixie Rebels semipro football team, which he co-owns.