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A Mandeville defensive lineman is ready to live out his dream at Millsaps

Posted on AllSides May 19th, 2024
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Mandeville’s Pierce Melancon didn’t start playing football until junior high, but the 5-foot-11, 235-pound defensive end made up for lost time. Melancon signed with Division III Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi, on May 16. “Millsaps welcomed me with open arms, and they are very close to home,” Melancon said. “I clicked with the coaching staff immediately. It’s a dream come true. I never thought that I would have an opportunity to play on Saturdays, but here I am. It’s surreal to me.” Melancon was a second-team All-District 6-5A defensive lineman...

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