Ward and DeMuth Earn All-America Selection

Senior defensive end Channing Ward of Aberdeen and senior placekicker Pate DeMuth of Central Hinds have both been named to the MaxPreps.com Preseason All-America Team.

Ward, the Mississippi Gridiron Preseason Defensive Player of the Year, collected 119 tackles and 13 sacks as a junior. DeMuth was a First Team All-MAIS selection last fall.