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Former Magee graduate and Trojan stand out Melvin Smith did not just end his carer with football after high school or college. He has had his hands on a football all his life! After coaching in college, Melvin decided to get involved with school football. Melvin is the defensive coordinator at SFA Middle School and the head B Team and 8th grade Coach AND Head Golf Coach!
His middle school team won the District Championship! The team finished the season 8-1 as they navigated their way through the Pandemic! The team averaged 31 points per game and allowed only an average of 5 points per game.
This 1976 Magee High School graduate is still making a difference in the life of football!
(Melvin is the coach 2nd row on the right. Melvin’s family still lives in Magee.) (in Main picture)
(Anyone who purchased a “Pride of Magee” book that I sold earlier in the year can check out Melvin in the 1973-75 section.)
Speaking of the “Pride of Magee” book, this is a great Christmas gift. I do not have anymore. You can go on Amazon (click here) to purchase a book.) The cost of the book is $25.
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