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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!

Former Superintendent Tom Duncan, Melvin Smith, and Former Coach Tim Coats

(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.)

Former Trojans Dale Berry and Chuck Akers Author: Delvan Irwin

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.

“The Pride of Magee” written by Delvan Irwin follows Magee football from 1928-2000. is an online news service covering Simpson and surrounding counties as well as the State of Mississippi.


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