PASCAGOULA, MS (WLOX) -
Anthony and Tasha Golson are proud of their son who was a baseball and football standout at Pascagoula High School.
Senquez played defensive back and wide receiver for the Panthers and had major league baseball teams in hot pursuit of the fleet-footed outfielder who could pound the baseball as shown here in this file video. His dad says Senquez almost inked a 1.4 million dollar contract with the Red Sox after his senior season.
Anthony Golson said, "Senquez had the pen in his hand almost wrote his name on the paper when we were in Boston. The clock ran out and he changed his mind and he said, daddy I want to go to school. I said OK, then we're going to Ole Miss."
Finally during his senior season, Senquez excelled for the Rebels of head coach Hugh Freeze. He should become a number one pick in the NFL Draft.
"Realizing that this is his last chance of him playing football and he realized he wanted to do good and go out with a bang, "stated Tasha Golson.
He did...his 9 interceptions rank second in the nation and no one will ever forget his last second pick in the Alabama game.
His father said Senquez turned down big bucks from Major League Baseball but hopes there will be a bigger pay day for his son from the NFL after a stellar season in Oxford.
Tasha Golson says youngsters should always strive to do their best, especially in the classroom.
She said, "I'd like to tell all the kids, you play sports, but in order to play sports you're going to have to keep your grades up."