March 14, 2007
Albany - The South Georgia Wildcats goal for the 2007 season was to improve talent level on the roster.
And they have certainly done that in signing players like receiver Chavis McCollister.
McCollister showed his explosive ability when he signed with Macon in the middle of the 2006 AF2 season.
In seven games, McCollister caught 22 touchdown passes and the Knighs won five of those games.
Coming to the Wildcats, McCollister is reunited not only with his head coach in Macon in Derek Stingley.
But also offensive coordinator Rickey Foggie and quarterback Julian Reese who played with South Georgia last season.
Reese, McCollister and Foggie led an Amarillo offense to a conference championship game in the 2005 AF2 playoffs.
And McCollister says the same thing can happen here if he says they all can make the team.
Something Chavis says is not guaranteed given all of the talent in the Cats training camp.
Chavis McCollister said "This team compared to Amarillo or any other team I have been to camp with, there is a lot of fast guys and a lot of athletes. You have just got to come out and work hard and make the team. You have got to get a roster spot because it ain't easy out here this year."
The Wildcats will host the Alabama Steeldogs in a scrimmage game this Saturday night at 7:30 p.m. at the Albany Civic Center.
There is free admission ONLY to Wildcat season ticket holders and sponsors.
Everyone else will have to purchase a ticket.