The story is all too familiar -- a top high school athlete excels on the field and struggles in the classroom. For some, the end of high school is the end of their athletic careers and for others it comes after a short and unsuccessful stint in junior college.
Running back Kenny Hilliard (Patterson, La./Patterson) didn't want to go down that road.
Despite being a talent on the football field, Hilliard was a struggling student. He was placed on a GED learning track during his freshman ...
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