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Call it that gut feeling or whatever, but sometimes it just feels right. That's how it was this morning for Memorial High School ( Port Arthur , TX ) defensive back David Whitmore. Yesterday he would have called himself a Nebraska fan. Now, he calls himself a Husker.

It's probably not surprising that there are more than a few Husker fans in the highly populated state of Nebraska . But when it comes to prep athletes, and football players at that, it's usually burnt orange being the color they always see. For 6-2, 180 pound Memorial High School defensive back David Whitmore, though, Scarlet and Cream has never been foreign to him. "I actually grew up a fan of...

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