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CoachSpeak: Cheatum on Wilson

De'Runnya Wilson had a choice to make. As an established basketball player and a budding football prospect, Wilson had interest from college programs in both sports. Wenonah High School head football coach Ronald Cheatum did his best to encourage the talented Wilson to chase his football dreams. Now a Mississippi State verbal, Wilson has the chance to play both of his favorite sports in college.

De'Runnya Wilson profile "One of the stories most people don't know is that he played football in the ninth grade and then sat out his tenth grade year," explained Cheatum. "He was supposed to come back out his junior year, but he was so caught up with basketball that he didn't come out for football." Over the course of the summer, Wilson had an... Recommended Stories

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