MADISON, Alabama — For Madison Academy standout Avery Seaton, Alabama A&M University has been in his blood for generations. His grandparents attended the school on "The Hill" and later got married. His parents, Arthur and Ashley met on "The Hill" during their undergrad years and later got married.
Now Seaton is set to carry on the family legacy of being a Bulldog while rocking the maroon and white.
Today, a special signing ceremony was held on the campus of Madison Academy. Seaton signing a duel scholarship with the Bulldogs Baseball and Football teams. He chose A&M over Jackson State, Southern and UAH.
During the ceremony, Avery, who's a multi time all state baseball and football player for the Mustangs, along with his parents all had emotional moments as they reflected the journey. But at the end, there were tears of joy as the all state football and baseball players signed his national letter of intent to be a another family member who attended Alabama A&M.
The former First Down Friday Night Player of the Week explained what Bulldogs fans will see from this two sport standout.
"They know that with both programs, football and baseball, I will give it everything I have," says Seaton. "I will help Alabama A&M excell at football and baseball. I'm an asset to the team. I feel that I can really help excel and to where they need to be."
Avery will join the Bulldogs this summer.