Two Americus-Sumter football players sign scholarships on National Signing Day

Published 12:25 pm Thursday, February 14, 2019

AMERICUS – Like many high school football players across the country, Americus-Sumter seniors Montrellis Wilson and Miichael Flemming signed on the dotted line to continue their education and college football careers at Mesabi Range Junior College in Virginia, MN, located about an hour from the Canadian border.

As a wide receiver, Wilson caught 41 passes for 504 yards and caught five touchdown receptions during the 2018 season. As a running back, Wilson rushed for 527 yards on 101 carries and scored three rushing touchdowns. Wilson scored a total of eight touchdowns for the Panthers during the 2018 season.

Michael Flemming played middle linebacker for the Panthers. During the 2018 season, Flemming had a total of 15 tackles on the season.

“We are very pleased with the athletic ability of both Montrellis and Michael,” MRJC head football coach Tom Inforzato said. “”We feel that they can come in and compete for a starting job right away. That’s what junior college is all about. You can come in and compete for a starting job right away and we expect both of these young men to do that.”