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DHS’ Crayton still unsure on college choice

Published 10:11am Friday, January 11, 2013

By Ed Bailey

As previously reported on, Dadeville standout defensive lineman Rod Crayton’s search for a collegiate home is officially wide open again, according to Dadeville defensive line coach Matt Harrison.
Originally, Crayton had narrowed down his choices to LSU, Mississippi State, Arkansas and Tennessee.
Crayton, a 2012 All-State selection finished his high school career in dominant fashion, tallying 157 tackles, four sacks and nine forced fumbles.
During his time at Dadeville, Crayton amassed 523 tackles, 37 sacks and 40 forced fumbles.
According to, Harrison said that Crayton has also expressed interest in Penn State, Ole Miss, Arkansas State and Western Kentucky.
Crayton also developed a good relationship with former Arkansas defensive line coach Kevin Peoples, who holds the same position at Western Kentucky.
It is expected that Crayton will make a decision on where to attend college by National Signing Day, Feb. 6.
The Outlook and Record will have more information as it becomes available.

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