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Business as Usual for Southport's Joe Gilliam

Playing linebacker at any level can be risky business. As I sit in the presence of the best linebackers in college football with the 2009 NFL combine, the same characteristics are apparent at every level. Joe Gilliam of Southport is just starting out on that journey and receiving his first offers to play college football at the Division 1 level.

But his priority is to get the best education possible. Intelligence, desire, and hard work can pay dividends at all levels of football and it is trait that Joe Gilliam has already honed. The 6' 2" 210 lb. linebacker is concerned about the best business school available where he can play football and receive an education in his chosen field. Indiana took him by surprise with an offer in...

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