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How They Did: Vicksburg’s college and NFL players

A weekly recap of the performances of college football and NFL players from Vicksburg-area high schools in games played over the weekend.

• Southern Miss running back DeMichael Harris (St. Aloysius) had 182 total yards — 103 rushing and 79 receiving — and scored three touchdowns in a 45-27 win over North Texas.

• Southern Miss offensive lineman Drake Dorbeck (St. Aloysius) started at left tackle and helped the Golden Eagles gain 563 yards of total offense.

• Tulane linebacker Nick Anderson (Vicksburg High) had three tackles in a 49-7 rout of Connecticut.

• Delta State wide receiver De’Marcus Johnson (Port Gibson) caught two passes for 11 yards in a 34-13 loss to Valdosta State, the top-ranked team in Division II.

• Ole Miss offensive lineman Ben Brown (St. Aloysius) started his 20th consecutive game at right guard in a 38-27 loss to Missouri.

• Southeast Missouri State defensive lineman Josh Price (St. Aloysius) had one tackle in a 28-24 loss to Austin Peay.

• Tennessee Titans cornerback Malcolm Butler (Vicksburg High) had one tackle and two pass defenses in a 16-0 loss to the Denver Broncos.

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 sports reporters in the paper's 137-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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