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Only a junior, Monroe’s Hakeem Porter — nicknamed “Wal-Mart” — has already established himself as one of the best offensive lineman in this part of the state. So far, he’s gotten interest from several D-I programs, including UGA, Georgia Tech, UAB and Middle Tennessee. (

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DYNAMITE DOZEN PROFILE #1: Monroe's Hakeem Porter

They call him Wal-Mart -- for his smile, not his size -- but don't let the smiley face fool you or the playful personality give you the wrong idea about Monroe offensive lineman Hakeem Porter, who made a pivot move toward football three years ago, a move that meant one thing and one thing only --- a big future. (ADDS: breakout with debut of The Herald's Dynamite Dozen "Half Dozen" Q&A with Porter).


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