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Breaking down, predicting LHSAA’s district races entering Week 9 | Jerit and The Kid

Most of the LHSAA’s district races have take clearer shape as the football regular season heads to Week 9.

Jerit Roser and Jordan Burkett recap notable Week 8 outcomes in the latest “Jerit and The Kid” podcast, before breaking down the status of all those title races statewide and making predictions on how they see each finishing.

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LHSAA’s biggest surprises, best teams at midway mark | Jerit and The Kid

The LHSAA regular season has hit its midway mark.

So Jerit Roser and Jordan Burkett decided to take a step back and reevaluate the big picture of the state’s high school football outlook the rest of the way.

Jerit and The Kid run through Week 5’s most notable outcomes and their predictions for this weekend’s biggest matchups — as usual — but also discuss their biggest surprises so far in terms of both teams that exceeded expectations and fell short of them.

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ULM walk-on Lee Marshall’s road back to football included Chili’s, Coca-Cola, intramurals

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Former Wossman star Lee Marshall is eager for another chance at football at ULM. (Courtesy of Lee Marshall)

Lee Marshall would wake up and go to workouts at 7:45 a.m. or class at 9 a.m., depending on the particular day’s schedule.

He’d head from one to the other, finishing up in the early afternoon, and then off to six-hour work shifts stocking Coca-Cola products from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Homework and studying would cap off a routine that would make most college students cringe at the thought.

But the ULM walk-on, finally back on the football field, can’t help but see the opportunity as a blessing.

“It was hard,” Marshall says of his spring. “But it makes it much easier knowing how much I wanted to play. It’s hard, but, I mean, I can do it.”

The Monroe native wasn’t always sure he’d get the chance.

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