Abule Abadi-Fitzgerald, Defensive Lineman, 6-6, 260, Fr-HS, Lakeland, Fla. (Victory Christian Academy) – Recorded 24 tackles, along with two sacks and 13 quarterback hurries in 2016 for coach Tommy Lewis at Victory Christian Academy … Named second-team All-County and Florida All-State Class 2A honorable mention as a senior in helping the Storm finish 10-2 overall … Named to the Southeast Super-Region Team by the National Christian School Athletic Association … Transferred to Victory Christian after playing at Dade Christian … Also a star player on the basketball court … Named second-team All-Dade as a junior after averaging 19.5 points and 10.0 rebounds a game at Dade Christian … Originally from Otuan, Nigeria … Chose Kentucky over Florida, Florida Atlantic and Florida International … Name is pronounced “Abule (ah-BOO-lay) Abadi (ah-BODY)” 

Coach Stoops says: “Abule has tremendous upside, with great length and the ability to set the edge. He’s been through a lot, we’re proud of what he has accomplished and what’s ahead of him.”

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