Two JUCO Defenders To Visit Herd

Doc Holliday's staff is always on the lookout for players who can help the team from the minute the walk on campus. Many times that comes with a talented freshman who is ready to step in and play immediately.

However, more often than not, that instant impact player comes via the transfer route from a Junior College. With one JUCO recruit already on tap for a visit this weekend, Holliday secured visits from two more such recruits.

Demetrius Woodard, a safety from Blinn Junior College in Texas will visit Marshall this weekend. Woodard will be the second JUCO safety to visit this week, with Darius Kelly being the other. Kelly is a safety from Pima Community College. Woodard is taller than Kelly, but both have been putting up very good numbers throughout the season.

Currently, Woodard leads the team in tackles. This includes tallying 9 tackles in a game against Trinity Valley. In another big game for Blinn, Woodard racked up 7 additional tackles against perennial power Butler Community College.

Woodard is a 6'2", 200 pound safety. He is originally from Aldine McArthur High School in Houston Texas. Woodard is currently unranked and would have three years to play two. It remains unclear at this time if Woodard would have the ability to enroll early.

The other Junior College recruit who will visit this weekend is linebacker Damien Wilson. Wilson is a middle linebacker from Jones County Junior College.

Wilson stands in at 6'3" tall, and weighs 230 pounds.

Wilson is a tackling machine. His 122 total tackles put him at fourth in the country and second in the conference. Wilson also has two sacks and averages 13.6 tackles per game.

Wilson is originally from Amite County High School in Liberty, Mississippi.

Stay tuned to to learn of any more official visits.

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