How They Did

Published 7:55 am Tuesday, September 4, 2018

A recap of how college football players from the Vicksburg area performed in this weekend’s games:
• Ole Miss offensive lineman Ben Brown (St. Aloysius) earned his first college start at right guard in the Rebels’ 47-27 win over Texas Tech.
• Belhaven linebacker Denarrius Noel (Hinds AHS) had two tackles in an 18-3 loss to Millsaps.
• Southern Miss wide receiver DeMichael Harris (St. Aloysius) caught three passes for 20 yards in a 55-7 win over Jackson State.
• Southern Miss offensive lineman Drake Dorbeck (St. Aloysius) started at right tackle against Jackson State.
• Jackson State defensive back Alexander “Shakee” Shaw (Warren Central) assisted on one tackle in the loss to Southern Miss.
• Grambling linebacker De’Arius Christmas (Warren Central) had nine total tackles, including two for loss and one sack, in a 49-17 loss to Louisiana-Lafayette.
• Central Arkansas safety Michael Ware (Warren Central) had six total tackles in a 38-27 loss to Tulsa.
• Middle Tennessee cornerback Chris Stamps (Warren Central) had two solo tackles in a 35-7 loss to Vanderbilt.
• Cornell College (Iowa) wide receiver Patrick Brown (Vicksburg High) caught one pass for three yards in a 27-21 win over Iowa Wesleyan.

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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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