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Covington's Collegiates
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Here's a weekly look at Covington's former prep stars now in college:

Akeem Hunt, Newton - The Purdue sophomore running back started his second season with three carries. Hunt finished with 13 rushing yards, while returning one kickoff 21 yards.

The Boiler Makers tallied 547 yards of total offense in a 48-6 win over Eastern Kentucky.
Hunt and Purdue travel to Notre Dame on Saturday.

Anderico Bailey, Eastside - The Presbyterian College receiver caught two balls for 24 yards, including snagging one catch for 19 yards.

Antarius Terrell, Eastside - Also in Presbyterian's 45-10 win over Brevard, Terrell had three solo and one assisted tackle for the Blue Hose.
Both Bailey and Terrell return home Saturday in a matchup at Georgia Tech at 7 p.m. Saturday.

Sheldon Rankins, Eastside - Rankins was one of just four true freshmen who participated in Louisville's opening 32-14 win over Kentucky on Saturday. Rankins didn't record a tackle but still saw playing time for the nation's 24th ranked team.

Here is a list of other area collegiates The Covington News has come up with, who either didn't make a statistical impact or did not have information available:

Cross Country
Chrissie McLemore, Eastside Brewton Parker
Adam Cook, Eastside - Georgia Tech
Katie Johnston, Eastside - University of Birmingham
D.J. Hill, Newton - Virginia; Robert Roquemore, Newton - Memphis; Devon Edwards, Alcovy - Duke; Chris Dickerson, Newton - Chattahoochee Technical College; Sammy Merchant, Newton - Chattahoochee Technical College; Tarik Dudley, Newton - Chattahoochee Technical College; Jamal Hunte, Newton - Chattahoochee Technical College; Cadarius Terrell, Newton - Chattahoochee Technical College; Deandre Rashada, Newton - Alabama State; Cornelius Hudson, Newton - Tusculum; Devon Mann, Newton - Morehouse; Jordan Ritchey, Eastside - West Georgia; Quan Moton, Eastside - Apprentice School;
Trent Taylor, Eastside - Truett-McConnell; Tara Harrison, Eastside - Oxford Emory.

Please feel free to contact The Covington News by telephone (678) 750-5038 or email with any updates on the preceding players or additional ones that may have been missed.

The Covington News appreciates any help in providing coverage of other Newton County stars at the collegiate level.