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07-01-2008, 11:42 AM
Hampton grows into Troy starter

By Drew Champlin (dchamplin@dothaneagle.com)

Published: June 30, 2008
TROY — A nearly 6-foot-3, 215-pound Jamie Hampton walks around the Troy University weight room with a little more swagger now.
A year after coming from one of the smallest high schools in Alabama and gaining 25 pounds of muscle, Hampton is now the Trojans’ No. 1 quarterback.
He’s not afraid to scold a wide receiver for missing a route, nor is he shy any more about his physique....

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07-01-2008, 06:57 PM
“My job as a coach is to keep his confidence up,” Brown said. “Right now, his confidence is really high. You’ll see him get a lot better this year and I think he’s got a chance to be really good.
“Jamie’s a guy who’s not as fast as Omar. He’s got a stronger arm, but he hasn’t done it with the lights on. Jamie had a long run against Arkansas, a catch against Georgia and some runs against Western Kentucky.

“Right now, there is no comparison between the two.”

Thank you Coach Brown for keeping it real!

definition of potential - you ain't done nothing yet

Burn the Horse
07-02-2008, 08:18 AM
an absolutely great article. i enjoyed it very much. i think jamie is going to be a good one, can't wait to see what he can do in game as the starter.