"We're 5-0 right now," said Akeem Dent. "I had about 10 tackles and forced and recovered a fumble against Morrow. We play Stephenson this Friday night."
Douglass beat Washington 2-0 in their first game of the season, and it might be
a similar score against the Stephenson Jaguars. Since imploding against
Brookwood in a 42-21 defeat, Stephenson has given up just six points in four
games including three shutouts.
Dent's big season has attracted the attention of several schools, but he has the
talent and the production to be attracting even more scholarships. He is
breaking out as a senior. Who has the inside track to sign him?
"I have offers from Ole Miss, Purdue, and Mississippi State. Alabama was
the first school to call me on September 1st. Mississippi State, Purdue,
Clemson, Alabama, and Ole Miss pretty much call me every week. I'd say those are
my Top 5 right now."
Dent has been to one game already, and he has a big one planned for this
"The only game I've gone to so far is Clemson/Texas A&M. I got to go on
the field before the game and talk with Coach Burns. He introduced me to several
of the other coaches. I'm planning on going to the Alabama/Florida game this
Dent knows his Top 5, and he is trying to schedule visits with each of his
"Purdue is talking to me about visiting sometime in October. Ole Miss wants
me to come in November. I know I will definitely visit Alabama and Mississippi
Dent reminds me a lot of Class of 2004 and Florida State signee Jae Thaxton. He
is roughly the same size, and he gets from sideline to sideline from his
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#8 LB Akeem Dent
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