No, This Isn't Jermaine Johnson's Last Chance

December 15, 2018
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DODGE CITY, Kansas - Here in western Kansas, where windmills outnumber hills, players do their best to prove that they deserve their shot at big-time college football. 

Games are often played in high school stadiums. Buses, not planes, are used for travel, and crisscrossing Kansas on a bus is far from ideal. This is about as far from glamor as it gets in post-high school sports. Pre-game screams from players in a mostly-empty stadium seem to be equal parts excitement about the upcoming season and whistling past the graveyard.

 
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