#14 James Brasfield
JR, 5-10, 175
Hometown: Humboldt, Tenn.
Previous School: Humboldt HS
Before Union: Brasfield was a two sport athlete in baseball and football at Humbodlt HS. Brasfield was named first team All-District three times (2002-2004). He also led his summer league team to back-to-back Babe Ruth State Championships (2002-2003). Brasfield was named the Babe Ruth State Tournament MVP in 2002. In football, Brasfield earned first Team All-Region honors as a senior and second team All-Region honors as a junior as a Punter for the Humboldt Vikings. In his senior baseball season for Humboldt, Brasfield hit .405 and stole 18-of-19 bases on the season. As a pitcher, he was just as impressive with a 5-2 record and a 2.20 ERA. Brasfield tallied 68 strikeouts in 47 innings pitched.
Brasfield graduated with honors from Humboldt High School, attended American Legion Boys State, participated in the Gibson County Youth Leadership program, and was named a 2004 Viking Service Scholar.