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O'Bannon One of Mississippi's Top Backs
Percy O'Bannon profile "I am getting letters from Ole Miss, Nebraska, Alabama, Memphis and Mississippi State," said O'Bannon. "I haven't been to any junior days yet." Percy comes in at 5-10, 180 heading into spring football for the Tigers. The senior to be will be lining up on both sides of the ball this season, but on the college level he plans to be a ball carrier. "I like playing linebacker because you get to hit people," said O'Bannon. "I like running the ball best though. I feel like that's what I am best at." The Tigers made a nice run into the 3A North half playoffs in 2010, but fell short in the second round. Percy feels his team is better for the experience of a year ago and that it has made them hungrier for more. "I believe we have what it takes to get the job done," said O'Bannon. "We have a lot of senior players coming back and everybody is working hard. I feel like we can go a lot farther this year." The talented running back plans to parlay a strong senior campaign into some college options. He hopes those tenders come from programs not too far from the 662 area code. "I want to go to a good college where I can fit in and make plays," said O'Bannon. "I would like to stay closer to home if I could."
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