By: Caleb Beames
NACOGDOCHES, Texas (KTRE) - It should come as no surprise that when Arkansas announced they were firing Head Coach Chad Morris that the recruits would soon start to leave.
Three East Texas recruits are among those looking for a new place to play college football.
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Every year on the fence guarding the south endzone of Champions Stadium, Shiloh Christian hangs posters featuring each member of its senior class. Currently there are 24 banners on the fence, a new school record.
"The thing that sets this group apart is just the closeness," head coach Jeff Conaway said. "A lot of these guys have played and went to school for a long long time together."
Now that is the case with most small schools, but there's a reason the coach feels especially connected to this class.
"When I got here as the head coach, these guys were just finishing up their sixth grade year," recalled Conaway. "There were a few young men in that class that I'd previously known when I was here the first time."
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