According to a report on bleacherreport.com, former Liberty County and current Ohio State linebacker Raekwon McMillan could be the best middle linebacker in the country and a top-10 pick in the 2017 NFL draft. Last year, McMillan led the squad with 119 total tackles, four for loss, and a fumble recovery. A junior this year, McMillan is expected to lead the defense as teammates Darron Lee and Joshua Perry pursue their NFL careers.
LeCounte at Mercer camp
Liberty County football player Richard LeCounte showed up at a satellite football camp at Mercer University Friday and Saturday, according to a report on ESPN.com.
The camp featured coaches from Kentucky, Georgia Tech, Vanderbilt, Middle Tennessee State, Georgia State and Georgia Southern.
According to the report, LeCounte wasn’t planning to participate, but decided to jump in and run the 40-yard dash, posting times of 4.46 and 4.44 in two attempts.
Brown at Pro Day in Miami
Former Liberty County basketball player Rion Brown, who has been playing professionally for Brussels, Belgium, the past two seasons, attended the Elite Skills Training Pro Day Saturday at Chaminade-Madonna prep school in Miami, Florida.
Brown was among the 35 players, most either unsigned free agents or NBA draft prospects who participated in the event organized by trainer Tony Falce, according to csnphilly.com.
Brown averaged 7.9 points per game and 3.6 rebounds in 37 games played this past season for Brussels.
Frazier caps stellar season
Former Faith Baptist Christian Academy basketball player JJ Frazier had a stellar season for the Georgia Bulldogs. Frazier had 29 starts in 34 games played, was 76 of 197 in 3-pointers, scored 573 points, and had 155 total rebounds, 151 assists and 49 steals.
Frazier and teammate Yante Maten both were named third-team All-SEC by the Associated Press and second-team All-SEC by conference coaches.
Frazier joined G.G. Smith as the only two Bulldogs to record 100 assists and 50 3-pointers in two seasons. In addition, Frazier was named the Georgia College Player of the Year by the Atlanta Tipoff Club and earned a spot on the All-SEC Tournament team.
Frazier will enter his senior season next year.