The jersey-retirement ceremony will take place in the gym at the Huffman Center around 7:15 p.m. (The ceremony will began shortly after the Darlington girls varsity basketball game against Christian Heritage, and will be followed by the boys game).
Powell graduated from Darlington in 2007 and then attended Florida State, where he became an All-American punter and earned his bachelor's and master's degrees..
In high school, he was a three-sport athlete, playing football, basketball and baseball.
His list of career accomplisments include:
2-Time First Team All-Area Punter
Class AA First Team All-State
AJC All-Classification All-Decade Team
FSU career leader in net punting average
FSU record for season punting average
Team MVP 2011
Special Teams Captain
First Team All-ACC Punter 2011
Consensus First Team all-American 2011
2011 National Punter of the Year Award
Holds Buffalo Bills Rookie Punting Average
Currently 5th All-Time Highest Punting Average in Buffalo History