David Yankey: Durability, agility and more

A look at the injury and agility reports on OG David Yankey, along with his high school and personal history.

2010 Season…David Yankey suffered an undisclosed injury vs. UCLA and missed the final eleven games of the season

5.48 in the 40-yard dash…1.86 10-yard dash…3.13 20-yard dash…4.86 20-yard shuttle…
7.81 three-cone drill…28 1/2-inch vertical jump…8'-7" broad jump…Bench pressed 225 pounds 22 times…34-inch arm length…9 ½-inch hands…83-inch wingspan.

Yankey attended Centennial (Roswell, Ga.) High School, playing football for head coach Jeff Measor...Weighed just 240-pounds as a junior…Rated the 44th-best offensive tackle in the nation and received a three-star recruit grade from Scout.com during his senior season…The four-time gridiron letter-winner was a three-time All-Region choice and was an All-State honorable mention his final season…Recipient of the Roswell Excalibur Award honoring excellence in athletics and leadership.

Yankey is scheduled to graduate this spring with a degree in Science, Technology and Society (innovation, technology and organizations)…Son of Darina and the late David Yankey, Sr…Father was from Ghana and Mother is from Slovakia…His late father was active in his community and spent many hours volunteering for Habitat for Humanity, supporting Centennial Knights Football Boosters, mentoring individual team members, and serving as president of the Spring Ridge HOA. He and his family are active members of Fellowship Bible Church in Roswell, GA. He had a heart for the homeless and often served in a downtown soup kitchen or met individuals on the street, encouraging them, providing resources, and sharing the gospel. David truly walked the walk, and lived his faith in all he did. He proudly became a U.S. Citizen in July 2013…David Jr., was born in Sydney, Australia and plans to become a U.S. citizen in 2014…Born David Famiyekyi Yankey on 1/18/92…Resides in Roswell, Georgia.

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