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Perkins hopes to leave this summer

Perkins hopes to leave this summer

Teams are always looking for big, physical defensive backs who can play both safety and corner and Highland's Demarkus Perkins (6-2, 200) is just such a player. The talented DB wants schools to know he can leave this summer with four years to play three and hopes a school will give him a chance at realizing his dream of playing D-1 college football...

Perkins was a standout prep at Southeast High School in Bradenton, Florida, but was young and as he states it, not ready to play big-time college football. "I was only 17 when I graduated and I wasn't ready to face that on a day to day basis," Perkins told "I had a couple of friends who had played JC football and they said that going to Highland was a great opportunity for me. "I... Recommended Stories

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