How They Did

Published 6:35 pm Sunday, November 26, 2017

A weekly recap of how players from Vicksburg-area high schools did in college football and NFL games over the weekend:

• Grambling linebacker De’Arius Christmas (Warren Central) had five total tackles, including one for loss, in a 30-21 win over Southern University in the Bayou Classic.

• Southern Miss offensive lineman Drake Dorbeck (St. Aloysius) started his eighth consecutive game at left tackle in a 28-27 win over Marshall.

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• Delta State cornerback Devontae Wilson (Warren Central) had two solo tackles in a 27-20 loss to West Alabama in the second round of the NCAA Division II playoffs.

• New England Patriots cornerback Malcolm Butler (Vicksburg High) had three solo tackles and an assist in a 35-17 win over the Miami Dolphins.

About Ernest Bowker

Ernest Bowker is The Vicksburg Post's sports editor. He has been a member of The Vicksburg Post's sports staff since 1998, making him one of the longest-tenured reporters in the paper's 140-year history. The New Jersey native is a graduate of LSU. In his career, he has won more than 50 awards from the Mississippi Press Association and Associated Press for his coverage of local sports in Vicksburg.

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