Mississippi Gulf Coast Bulldogs are ranked #1 in the NJCAA preseason poll

PERKINSTON, MS (WLOX) - Head coach Steve Campbell and his coaching staff guided the Bulldogs to 9 wins and 2 losses in 2012, and made their way to the Mississippi State Championship game for the sixth straight season.

The Bulldogs return All-American wide receiver D'haquille Williams who hauled in 67 passes, for 12-hundred-95 yards and 17 touchdowns.

The former Louisiana high school standout is an Auburn commitment.

Defensively Gulf Coast returns 7 starters that picked off 9 passes in 2012.

The top-ranked Gulf Coast Bulldogs open the new season August 29th at home, a date with Coahoma.

Besides Gulf Coast, four other Mississippi Community Colleges are ranked in the national poll...

East Mississippi number 8, Co-lin... the defending State Champs ranked 9th, Hinds at number 15 and Itawamba number 16.

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