Quarterback AJ Gilford (Red- Shirt Freshmen) of Saint Augustine’s University in Raleigh, NC was named to the 2013 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association All-Rookie Football team.
Gilford started for the Falcons in 8 of 10 games this season. He threw for 1,319 yards and 9 touchdowns in addition to rushing for a team high 4 touchdown. He averaged 146.6 passing yards per game. Gilford also rushed for 252 yards for the season. AJ Gilford was voted CIAA Rookie of the week 4 times during the 2013 football season. This was a first in the history of St. Augustine’s University football history. AJ is currently maintaining a 3.5 GPA and majoring in Electrical Engineering. Gilford is the son Ms. Jackie Sumpter and Mr. Alan Gilford, Sr.