A chance to play a new position, as well as play for a four-year school relatively close to home, is what made Lafayette’s Austin Dennis chose Lambuth University Wednesday on National Signing Day. Dennis, a 6-foot-4, 215-pound tackle for the Class 4A state champion Commodores this season, said he was excited about the opportunity to play for the Jackson, Tenn., based school and play for Ron Dickerson, Sr., a well respected coach who was the head coach at Temple University. (February 3, 2011, Page 8)
Spring is a chance for fresh starts and for former Oxford High standout Louis Gillom, the opportunity to play right away under the guidance of a former Division I football coach was too much to pass up.
Gillom signed with Lambuth University this past December after a solid career at Northeast Mississippi Community College. The 6-foot-1, 291-pounder is now running with the first team at center under the direction of first-year coach Ron Dickerson, who coached Temple from 1993-97. (March 30, 2010, Page 8)