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Williamson, West sign college scholarships
by Chuck Thompson
Feb 14, 2013 | 707 views | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Doug West and Jackson Williamson sign their college letters of intent as family members look on during last Wednesday’s ceremony at Jones County High School.
Doug West and Jackson Williamson sign their college letters of intent as family members look on during last Wednesday’s ceremony at Jones County High School.
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The dream of becoming college football players came true for two Jones County seniors last week, and two more could also get that opportunity soon.

Offensive guard Jackson Williamson signed with Charleston Southern University of Charleston, S.C., and linebacker Doug West signed with Arizona Western College of Yuma, Ariz., last Wednesday morning, the first day recruits could sign scholarships.

Running back Undre Williams and center Thomas Rowan are also being recruited and may sign soon, Jones County coach Dwight Jones said.

Charleston Southern is a NCAA Division I FBC four-year program. The Buccaneers were 5-6 last season and have a new coach, Jamey Chadwell.

“They tell me they want me to play center and be a long snapper (for kicks and punts),” Williamson said. “I’m really excited.”

West said he is also excited for his chance to play at Arizona Western, a junior college coached by Tom Minnick, and hopes he’ll have the chance to transfer to a four-year school in a year or two. The Matadors were 8-2 last season.

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