How They Did: Vicksburg’s college football players

Published 4:16 pm Monday, November 18, 2019

A weekly recap of the performances of college football players from Vicksburg-area high schools.

• Southern Miss running back DeMichael Harris (St. Aloysius) ran for a career-high 121 yards and two touchdowns in a 36-17 win over UTSA. Harris also caught five passes for 22 yards and returned one kickoff for 16 yards. He scored on runs of 56 and 33 yards.

• Southern Miss offensive lineman Drake Dorbeck (St. Aloysius) started at left tackle against UTSA and helped the Golden Eagles accumulate 493 yards of total offense.

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• Middle Tennessee cornerback Chris Stamps (Warren Central) had six tackles and one pass breakup in a 31-28 loss to Rice.

• Delta State wide receiver Demarcus Johnson (Port Gibson) caught two passes for 14 yards in a 37-13 loss to Mississippi College.

• Jackson State cornerback Alexander Shaw (Warren Central) had one solo tackle in a 40-34 loss to Southern University.

• Ole Miss offensive lineman Ben Brown (St. Aloysius) started his team-high 23rd consecutive game at right guard in a 58-37 loss to No. 1 LSU, and helped the Rebels finish with a season-best 614 yards of total offense.

• Tulane linebacker Nick Anderson (Vicksburg High) had one solo tackle in a 29-21 loss to Temple.

• South Alabama offensive lineman Braden Moody (Warren Central) saw the first playing time of his college career in a 37-27 loss to Louisiana-Lafayette.

• Southeast Missouri State defensive lineman Josh Price (St. Aloysius) had two solo tackles and one forced fumble in a 26-12 win over Eastern Illinois.

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 139-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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