DB McRae hoping to follow mentor's path 

June, 20, 2013
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Juantez McRae (Towson, Md./Calvert Hall) can't remember exactly what words were exchanged or how the topic was brought up that day. He just remembers the moment -- the sun peaking beneath the horizon, relaxing on the porch in gym shorts and the warm, sticky air -- right before his epiphany.

The 2015 prospect's friend and role model, the kid from two or three houses down, turned to him and asked McRae -- then a freshman -- what he wanted to do with his life. McRae glanced up at the neighbor, Trevor Williams, a starting PSU cornerback now but a Calvert Hall receiver then, and mouthed some hesitant answer about football and education.


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