POPLARVILLE, MS (WDAM) - This is a news release from PRCC
Those signing include defensive lineman Drew Bailey, defensive back Taron Divens, defensive lineman Tyrone Dixon, defensive back Jamarl Holloway, offensive lineman Derrick Isaac, linebacker Richard Thomas, linebacker Stacy Warren, and wide receiver Austin Watts.Bailey (6-foot-4, 275 pounds) signed with head coach Bobby Petrino's Louisville Cardinals in Louisville, Ky., and prepped at Bannaker High School in Atlanta, Ga. Bailey led the MACJC in quarterback sacks this past season with 9.5.Divens and Holloway both signed with head coach Tom Matukenicz's Southeast Missouri State Redhawk squad in Cape Girardeau, Mo.
A McComb native, Divens (6-foot-1, 190 pounds) prepped at McComb High School, while Holloway (6-foot-1, 180 pounds) is a native of Gautier and prepped at Gautier High. Both participated in the MACJC All-Star Football Classic played Dec. 4 at Northeast Mississippi CC in Booneville.Dixon (6-foot-1, 320 pounds), who prepped at Eastside High in Gainesville, Fla., is headed to the Valdosta State Blazers in Valdosta, Ga., under head coach David Dean, while Isaac (6-foot-5, 320 pounds), a McComb native who prepped at McComb High, signed with head coach James Spady's Alabama A&M Bulldogs in Normal, Ala.
Isaac also participated in the MACJC all-star game.Thomas (6-foot, 220 pounds), a Meridian native out of West Lauderdale High, signed with the Old Dominion Monarch squad in Norfolk, Va., under head coach Bobby Wilder. Thomas earned All-MACJC honors this past season.Pascagoula native Warren (6-foot, 210 pounds) prepped at Pascagoula High and is headed to the Arkansas-Monticello Boll Weevils in Monticello, Ark., under head coach Hud Jackson.