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J'Vontez Blackmon is healthy and ready to go

J'Vontez Blackmon is healthy and ready to go

Spring is usually a time for JUCO football prospects to get in front of recruiters, hoping to impress enough to earn a scholarship offer. That wasn't the case for Hinds S J'Vontez Blackmon (6-0, 187) due to a medical issue he has since had resolved and he told JCFootball.com recently that he's back to 100% and ready to show four-year coaches what he can do this fall...

"This winter, the doctors told me they found I had an enlarged heart," Blackmon told JCFootball.com. "I had to have open-heart surgery and get things all fixed up by the doctors. They went right through my sternum and they said they had to go in and reverse some veins in there. "I wasn't worried, but my family and friends were. I did some reading up on what they were going to do and felt...

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