Pollard builds relationship with Tide

High school season for top 2012 recruit Devonta Pollard mirroring Alabama's

Updated: March 1, 2012, 11:20 AM ET
By Greg Ostendorf | TideNation
DEKALB, Miss. -- Kemper County High School had high expectations coming into the season. Head coach Kelvin Young returned a strong group of players led by five-star forward Devonta Pollard, one of the top players in the country.

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Marvin Gentry/US PresswireAnthony Grant has become a father figure to Devonta Pollard.
The team started off strong, but a series of suspensions midway through the year set them back. It looked as if Pollard never would get a chance to win that coveted state championship.

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