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Basketball talent Jelani Willis finds peace on football field instead

By , Daily Memphian Updated: September 09, 2020 3:07 PM CT | Published: September 08, 2020 8:25 PM CT

Hard-hitting highlight video helped draw the attention of college coaches and send him to Western Michigan.

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John Varlas is a lifelong Memphian who has covered high school sports in various capacities for over 20 years.


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