July 12, 2007
Mississippi JUCO's deep on DT talent
As everyone knows the Mississippi Junior College programs turned out some of the best prospects in the nation. They send players to high level I-A schools on a year basis and have a large number of their former products in the NFL. This year will be no exception. One position that looks especially strong this year is the defensive tackle position. It's been quite some time since the Mississippi JUCO's have produced this many potential I-A players.
When talking JUCO football in Mississippi, the conversation usually starts in Poplarville, Miss. Home to the NJCAA's pre-season No. 1 Pearl River Wildcats. Pearl River finished 10-2 last year losing in the national championship game to Blinn (Tex.). A big part of the Wildcat's success started up front. They have a trio of talented DT's that have will all see action this year. Alex Ford, Malcomb Keys and Aaron Williams will anchor the defensive front as the Wildcats try to go wire to wire as the nation's best.
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