Qua Lewis, Chase Taulbee sign letters of intent

The George Rogers Clark Cardinals added two more football signees from their senior class of 2020 Monday afternoon.

Qua Lewis was the first of the two players to sign Monday, electing to continue his athletic and academic career at Georgetown College.

“It was close to home and it was the right place for me to play football,” Lewis said. “I’m excited to get started.”

GRC’s head coach Oliver Lucas is proud of Lewis and what he accomplished during his time as a Cardinal. He’s also looking forward to seeing what he can do at the next level.

“He’s been a three-year starter for me and has been first team all-district every year he’s played. He’s led the team in tackles and been an integral part of our team and will be surely missed,” Lucas said. “His effort and hustle on the field are unmatched. He goes all out every play. Georgetown is getting a really good player. He wants to be great and everything he does is great.”

Lewis will look back on his time as a Cardinal fondly and what they accomplished together as a team this year is something he’ll never forget.

“My time here has meant everything. It taught me to not take anything for granted,” Lewis said. “My favorite memory here was winning the district championship.”

The second player to sign Monday was offensive lineman Chase Taulbee. Taulbee chose to continue on his path at Morehead state, becoming the second GRC offensive lineman to sign with Eagles this year.

“He’s a young man who’s done everything we’ve asked of him,” Lucas said. “He’s a hero in life and in this community. He’s a coach’s dream, he makes your life easy.”

Taulbee is excited to begin the next chapter of his life at Morehead State.

“It’s close to home. I went on a visit there and I felt really comfortable there,” Taulbee said. “They’ve got a good football team and they have the degree I want.”

He won’t forget his time at GRC, citing that it taught him a lot.

“As soon as Coach Lucas came in it turned around the program and taught me how to win,” Taulbee said. “It’s taught me how to be a man too, responsibility more than anything.”