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13 Kanler Coker
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CAREER

Joined the Tar Heel basketball team during the summer of 2015 • Put on scholarship prior to the 2016-17 season • Played two years on the UNC football team as a quarterback before an elbow injury ended his career • Paid his own way to attend UNC in 2015-16 but is on scholarship for 2016-17 • Played in three football games as a backup QB for UNC (against Virginia and Old Dominion in 2013 and Liberty in 2014).

JUNIOR SEASON (2015-16)

Saw action in 13 games, including appearances in the NCAA Tournament win over Indiana and the Final Four win over Syracuse • Scored a basket against Appalachian State for his first career points.

PREP

Played four years of both basketball and football at North Hall and Flowery Branch High Schools • Played basketball in the Georgia North/South All-Star Game • A top three candidate for the Georgia basketball Gatorade Player of the Year award • Played basketball for Coach Benji Wood at North Hall and Duke Mullis at Flowery Branch.

 

PERSONAL

Born Kanler Miles Coker in Gainesville, Ga. • Birthday is April 30 • Son of Miles and Sharon Coker • His father played football at Georgia Southern • Double-majoring in communication studies and exercise and sport science (sports administration) • Can ride a unicyle • If he could go back in history, he’d go back to World War II to fight beside his great grandfather • Can play guitar • Would love to be able to jump like Gerald Green and snowboard in the Alps

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Position: Guard
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 200
Year: Senior
Hometown: Gainesville, Ga.
High School: North Hall/Flowery Branch (Hall County)
Major: Communication Studies
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