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Holliday Rebuilding UF SoFla Recruiting Base

Doc Holliday at practice

OKEECHOBEE --- Once you leave the sprawl of West Palm Beach the landscape on your way to the small towns that dot the shores of Lake Okeechobee is dominated by sugar cane fields as far as you can see. This is the muck, that rich black earth that will grow anything, including, it seems, football players.

If you look at it purely on a per capita basis, there probably isn't an area anywhere in the country that produces more outstanding football players than the east lake where Belle Glade, Okeechobee and Pahokee churn out the talent. The coaches from colleges and universities all over the nation come here to recruit because of the abundance of talent and speed. Wednesday in Belle Glade, Glades...

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