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Seven PRCC players will play in the MACJC All-Star game Saturday in Biloxi


Mississippi junior college football players have proven their talent over the years with many All-Star players cracking rosters on four-year institutions throughout America.

You can get a chance to see the State's top sophomores compete in the annual MACJC All-Star Game at Biloxi Indian Stadium kicking off Saturday morning at 11:30.

Seven PRCC Wildcat players cracked the South Division roster.  Linebacker Jarkeith Ruffin of West Lauderdale led the Wildcats with 77 1/2 tackles and had 2 1/2 sacks for 16 yards in losses.

Defensive end Kenneth Edwards, a former Noxubee County High standout, totaled 47 tackles with five sacks.  Linebacker Jason Funchess of Mendenhall made 22 tackles for the Wildcats in 2015.

Center Ryan Rainey of Harrison Central was a two-year starter for the Wildcats along with wide receiver Corey Husband of Forrest County AHS.  

PRCC quarterback Mac Lowrie also was named to the All-Star roster.  He was a transfer from Boston College while tight end Anthony Jones came to PRCC after a year at Louisiana-Lafayette.

Besides the All-Star Game, Biloxi Indian Stadium will host the 2015 Mississippi Bowl Sunday afternoon at 2:00.  The game will pit No. one ranked Northwest Mississippi facing No. 2 ranked Rochester, Minnesota for the NJCAA National Championship Game.

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