"It is an honor, and God truly blessed me," Javon Patterson said. "It was really a big surprise for me when they told me. It is the biggest individual achievement I have accomplished."
The 6' 5", 285-pound offensive lineman is the second player out of Petal to be selected as an Army All-American. Ole Miss sophomore Anthony Alford also played in the game.
Alabama, Auburn, Tennessee, Ole Miss, Mississippi State, and Southern Miss have offered.
Javon has no favorites up to this point.
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