EBCI tribal member Jacob Wildcatt is a member of the No. 1 ranked Georgia Military Bulldogs (11-0) who are set to play for a NJCAA (National Junior College Athletic Association) National Championship. The Bulldogs will square off against the No. 2 East Mississippi Lions (11-0) at Biloxi Indian Stadium on Sunday, Dec. 8 at 2pm.
Wildcatt is a 2013 graduate of Swain County High School and signed with Georgia Military in February.
Georgia Military head coach Bert Williams said in a statement on the game, “It’s hard to play at such a high level for a long stretch of time. I feel like we’re at full strength heading into the biggest game of the year.”
According to NJCAA stats, Georgia Military won by an average of 29 points during the season. The Bulldogs won the NJCAA National Championship in 2001 and were runner-up in 2002 and 2005.
– One Feather staff report