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Alcorn football picks up 21 early signees



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Story from Alcorn Athletics:
LORMAN, Miss. –
Alcorn State University football picked up 21 student-athletes to join the program for the upcoming season during the NCAA Early Signing Period. The Braves pulled talent from Florida, Georgia, and Texas and Alabama to start creating a solid roster. The positions represented show a continued commitment to a ferocious defense and fine-tuned offense. The list features six players from Mississippi and shows Alcorn’s dedication to nurturing home grown talent.

Name Pos. Ht. Weight Hometown (Previous School)
Zelly Aldridge, Jr. DB 6-0 180 Gallion, Ala. (Tuskegee University)
Kaden Kenney DL 6-0 290 Kilgore, Texas (Kilgore College)
Samuel Edison LB 6-1 225 Immokalee, Fla. (Livingston College)
Jahleel Anderson DL 6-4 311 Statesboro, Ga. (Highland CC)
Caleb Anderson WR 6-2 215 Brandon, Miss. (Univ. of Akron)
Terrick Latham WR 5-7 160 Mound Bayou, Miss. (Coahoma CC)
Christopher Martin QB 6-1 190 Tifton, Ga. (Tifton HS)
Jermaine Hamilton-Jordan DB 6-1 188 Raleigh, N.C. (Huthinson CC)
Byron Mathis DT 6-0 300 Houston, Texas (Trinity Valley CC)
Ah’Morrian Ellis DL 6-4 290 Port Gibson, Miss. (Hinds CC)
Malik Franklin DB 5-11 167 Tallahassee, Fla. (Bethune-Cookman Univ.)
Jallyn Thrower LB 6-4 248 Jonesboro, Ark. (Jonesboro HS)
Cedric Roberts LB 6-0 225 Fort Valley, Ga. (Peach County HS)
Bakari McCall DB 6-1 180 Shubuta, Miss. (East Miss. CC)
Akhnaton Shabazz LB 6-0 212 Marietta, Ga. (Univ. of South Carolina)
Jaharon Griffin LB 5-11 240 Philadelphia, Miss. (Univ. of Akron)
Deitron Parker LB 6-0 205 Baton Rouge, La. (Monroe College)
Fred Davis, Jr. LB 5-11 210 Fortson, Ga. (Mercer Univ.)
Jadyn Bost DE 6-3 250 Grayson, Ga. (East Kentucky Univ.)
Javorius Sherrod DL 6-3 285 Itta Bena, Miss. (Miss. Delta CC)
Khamari Griffin DE 6-4 223 Aventura, Fla. (Dr. Michael Krop HS)
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