The MS JUCO football six game regular season kicks off tonight. All games will be divisional battles. The league once again is littered with talent on both sides of the ball.
Below is tonight's full slate with players who should have an impact.
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JUCOWeekly Blitz: Week One
Coahoma at Itawamba
For Coahoma: Wide receivers: Von Hill, Montrelli Finley Jr. (Shaw HS); Deldrion Amos (South Pike HS) Defense: LB Donte Starks
For Itawamba: Wide receiver Barry Flowers (finished sixth in the league last season with 45 catches);Collins Woods (35 receptions in eight games)
MS Delta at Northwest
For MS Delta: DE KenTerious Owens; DB Jeremiah Johnson (South Delta HS); WR Treveon Miles
For Northwest: DL Nijel McGriff played in 10 of the Rangers' 11 games last year and had 27 total tackles, 2 sacks. WR's Cameron Wynn and Jacoby Jones
Holmes at Northeast
For Holmes: QB Kyren Batey (99 rushes 657 yards for 73 YPG) and the Bulldog's option offense
For Northeast: Defensive lineman Cedric Hillsman and CB Keyshawn Cobb
MS Gulf Coast at Pearl River
For MS Gulf Coast: LinebackersMike Smith (12 games and had a league best 105 tackles); LB Navonteque Strong (104 tackles - ranked 2nd in the league -and 8.5 sacks in 12 games)
For Pearl River: Linebacker Noah Mitchell who led the league in regular season with 91 tackles and three sacks in eight games
East Central at Jones
For East Central: K/P Robens Beauplan went 9/9 in field goals and 17/17 in extra points in 2019; DB Desmond Williams led all freshmen in the league last season with four interceptions
For Jones: Defensive Linemen Jalen Williams, Josh Belk, Zach Causey
Co-Lin at Southwest
For Co-Lin: Linebackers Hayden Hill, Jalen Campbell and Xavier Curry. They are physical and fast.
For Southwest: DL Avousier Kelly; and a pair of future Division one prospects in the secondary in KeMari Clark and Shavarick Williams
Let the games begin....
By: Mike Frazer