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Bassfield's Ron Thompson looks to emerge from PRCC backfield

PRCC freshman running back Ron Thompson. Courtesy: WDAM PRCC freshman running back Ron Thompson. Courtesy: WDAM
POPLARVILLE, MS (WDAM) -

Pearl River Community College is tasked with replacing 1,000-yard rusher Darious Leggett from a season ago.

One Wildcat looking to step up in the backfield is freshman Ron Thompson. The Bassfield alum rushed for 4,839 career yards in high school.

"It's been great, I come in as a freshman and I knew what I had to come in and do to make the team better," Thompson said. "I've been putting in work since day one. When I signed I told coach [Ted Egger] I was coming in to take over. And the running backs, we're going to do what we have to do."

PRCC hosts ninth-ranked Northeast Mississippi Community College on Thursday at 6:00.

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