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Audible: Reclassification Keeps D1 Dreams Alive

Players everywhere don’t make varsity.

Most players never go on to receive Division-1 football offers.

But Frisco Lone Star‘s Jabrey James refuses to settle for anything less.

As an 18-year-old offensive guard transitioning to defensive line, James had a choice to make.

Accept an FCS offer or attend Prep School for a year, thus earning another year of eligibility.

Jabrey’s eventual decision to reclassify meant one thing.

He isn’t done chasing his college football dreams.

Jabrey’s journey as a transfer from Prosper High School to graduate of Lone Star included many obstacles, resiliently overcame with his mother by his side.

The Old Coach Editor-In-Chief NickWaltersand Director of New Media Ibifiri Jamabo bring you Jabrey’s story in the first episode of the Old Coach Originals series.

UPDATE:Only days after this video was published, Jabrey was offered a 2019 Division-I football scholarship by Alabama State.

The roadblocks are behind Jabrey, and his future is brighter than ever.

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