Blake Farris – (Football 2002-05, Asst. Football Coach 2007-Present)


Farris, a starter and four-year letterman from 2002-05, holds the university record for most interceptions in a season as an individual player.

As a sophomore, he helped the Lions win a GSC title and advance to the semifinals of the Division II playoffs.

In his senior year, he tied a GSC interceptions record with 10 in a season and broke the university record for a season. His honors included National Defensive Player of the Week by Football Gazette and UNA’s co-Male Athlete of the Year for 2005-06.

After leaving UNA, he signed a free agent contract with the Cleveland Browns. However, his career brought him back to UNA, where, for the last 10 years, he has coached North Alabama defensive secondary.