Tight End
Height 6'5"
Weight 230
Year Senior
Hometown Olive Branch, Miss.
High School St. Georges School/Phillips Exeter Academy
Major Political Science
Experience 3 Letters
School: CC
Birthdate September 23, 1994




Did not see any game action … Contributed as the backup long and short snapper and at tight end.




Did not see any game action … Contributed at tight end.




Played in two games for the Lions.




Did see game action … Contributed at tight end.




Spent one year at Phillips Exeter Academy High School in Exeter, N.H., where he played football for head coach Rob Morris … Played both the Big Red football and lacrosse during his postgraduate year at Phillips Exeter … Saw action as a defensive end, tight end and long snapper for the Big Red … A 2013 graduate of Saint Georges High School in Collierville, Tenn., where he played three years of varsity football for head coach Brent Hill … Named the 2012 Offensive Lineman of the Year … Led the Gryphons to a 11-2 overall record, 5-1 district record and state playoff appearance as a senior … Led the Gryphons to a 11-3 overall record and 4-1 district record, along with the 2011 Tennessee state championship game as a junior … Also played lacrosse … Named a 2013 All-Region player in lacrosse … Served as team captain of the lacrosse team … Selected for Institute for Citizenship from 2011-2013 … Honor Roll student.




Born Bailey Jon Popeck on September 23, 1994 … Son of Mark and Gay Popeck … Has two brothers Connor and Ben … Father lives in Amman, Jordan … Brother Ben played football at Columbia from 2009-11 … Grandfather Stan Popeck played football at the University of Wyoming … Interned at Jordanian Foreign Ministry in 2012 ... Interned at the Royal Jordanian Air Academy in Amman, Jordan in 2013 - working with Iraq Air Force personnel undergoing aviation training … Works in the Columbia Athletics Department in event management … Hobbies and interests include football, fishing and diving … Enrolled at Columbia College … Majors in Political Science.

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