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Wildcats defense playing for pride

July 19, 2006

Albany - the South Georgia Wildcats offense has found its gear after a franchis record 82 point performance last weekend in Huntsville.

But the defense is due some credit for their play in the last two Wildcat wins.

The South Georgia defense went three straight quarters without giving up a point.

Which is almost unheard of in an arena game that is built for offense.

One player who has brought his lunch bucket every week is defensive specialist James McCoy.

 McCoy, who is on the verge of setting the team single season record for tackles, says even though the Wildcats are out of playoff contention, the defense still is playing with alot of pride.

McCoy said "Football is about respect and we are definitely playing for respect. You have got alot guys in the other room right across from us definitely worthy of shots of going arena one.

So, we are playing for respect, arena one pride and for Albany." The Wildcats head to McAllen Texas Saturday night to play Rio Grande Valley at 8:30 p.m.

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