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Fri Jul 27, 2018 2:23 pm

WIU2DC wrote:
Fri Jul 27, 2018 1:45 pm
GV Dad wrote:J'Len transferred. Wanted to be closer to home from my understanding.
Did we play Tennessee Tech, in some parts because he grew up right around there? Or was that a different freshman? Also, where did he transfer to?


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I don't think so. I think the Tennessee Tech game was just because we otherwise would have had to play Saint Xavier. We were able to work out a date with TTU so we'd have a full DI schedule. I think it was just a bonus that we happen to be recruiting quite a bit in the Tennessee/Georgia area and had some families that were probably able to show up for that game.

Also, I think the guy you're thinking of is RB Victavious Johnson from Cookeville, TN: https://goleathernecks.com/roster.aspx?rp_id=16988
Played in 3 games last year, including getting a TD against TTU. Putting him in for that might have been because he's from around there and it would be nice to have him get a TD in front of his friends and family, but I don't think we'd schedule a football game solely because of where a new freshman player is from.
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Another preseason award for Saunders: http://valley-football.org/news/2018/8/ ... -team.aspx
Here's the full Phil Steele All-America Preseason Teams list: http://valley-football.org/documents/20 ... .pdf?id=44
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Mon Aug 20, 2018 9:10 am

GV Dad wrote:
Fri Jul 27, 2018 1:44 pm
J'Len transferred. Wanted to be closer to home from my understanding.
GV Dad is correct...J’Len transferred to the University of Memphis and is listed on their roster. He will Redshirt this year.

#54J'Len SmithDL6'2"246 FreshmanMemphis, Tenn.Whitehaven HS

I spoke with Shabar at the spring game and he said Macomb wasn’t for J’Len plus his girlfriend was in Memphis. Shabar loves Macomb, the staff and his teammates.

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