JACKSON, Miss. – Co-Lin football racked up the post-season accolades this week as 11 players were tabbed for MACJC All-State selections and the Wolves' head coach Glenn Davis was named MACJC South Division Coach of the Year.
Glenn Davis, in his 15th year at the helm, led the Wolves to a 6-4 record and Co-Lin's first playoff bid in four years. During his tenure at Co-Lin Davis has led the Wolves to one MACJC State Championship, and MACJC runners-up on three occasions. Davis joins Buddy Stephens of East Mississippi Community College as recipients of MACJC Coach of the Year honorees this year.
Co-Lin's Jalen Bell, a 6'5, 350-pound sophomore offensive lineman from Amory, Miss., was named NJCAA All-Region XXIII, All-MACJC First Team, and MACJC Offensive Lineman MVP. Bell helped the Wolves rack up 1,281 rushing yards on the year.
Kundarrius Taylor, a freshman wide receiver from Memphis, Tenn., also earned NJCAA All-Region XXIII and All-MACJC First Team honors. Taylor finished the year with 31 receptions, 547 receiving yards, and eight touchdowns, all team-highs. The freshman averaged 54.7 yards per game.
Swayze Bozeman, a sophomore linebacker from Flora, Miss., rounded out the Wolves NJCAA All-Region honors. Bozeman was also named All-MACJC First Team. Bozeman led the Wolves with 91 tackles on the year. The sophomore also posted 5.5 tackles for loss, one sack, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery, and three pass breakups.
Freshman wide receiver Malik Heath, from Jackson, Miss., sophomore center Lee Sampson of Vaughn, Miss., sophomore quarterback Hayden Davis of Madison, Miss., and redshirt freshman Taijh Alston of Carthage, N.C. all landed All-MACJC First Team honors.
Heath finished the year with 333 receiving yards and four scores, while Davis was 120-of-205 in passing for 1,456 yards and 17 touchdowns. Alston finished the season with 78 tackles and a team-high seven sacks.
TK McLendon, a sophomore tight end from Soperton, Ga., Jalen Bedell, a freshman defensive lineman from Greenwood, Miss., Harrell Blackmon, a sophomore defensive back from Jackson, Miss., and Natrone Brooks, a freshman defensive back from Starkville, Miss. all landed All-MACJC Second Team recognition.
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