Another junior college transfer and member of the ?East Mississippi Connection? who stepped right into a starting role on the offensive line in his first year as a Blazer?was slowed in mid-to-late season by a sore knee?participated in spring practice and should be at full speed when preseason drills begin?1999:
Started nine of the team?s 11 games (played but did not start vs. Wake Forest and Tulane)....JUNIOR COLLEGE:
Two-year starter and letterwinner for Coach Tom Goode at East Mississippi Community College ?played offensive tackle both years?JC Gridwire All-American as a sophomore?NJCAA Honorable-Mention All-American as a sophomore ? First-Team All-Conference, All-State and All-Region ? graded out a winner in every game as a sophomore ? Honorable-Mention All-Conference as a freshman ? Junior-college teammate of Blazers Carl Fair and Rajohn Myles, Chad Ferraez, and Tony Dollison?HIGH SCHOOL :
Played at Meridian (Miss.) High School?PERSONAL:
Born Oct. 19, 1978 ?son of Georgia Grace?a sociology major with a criminal justice minor.