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AHMAD BLACK: Great Time To Be A Gator

AHMAD BLACK: Great Time To Be A Gator

The Lakeland Dreadnaughts had just held the Manatee Hurricanes on third down last Friday night in the state class 5A semifinals at Bryant Stadium and Ahmad Black needed a break. He had played every play on defense and special teams up to that point. Feeling a bit gassed, he signaled to the sideline for his backup punt returner, Paul Wilson, to take his place.

(See Ahmad Black profile) "I was really tired … I hadn't been out a single play on defense and I had played every play on special teams so I was really blowing," said Black, a 5-10, 175-pound corner who is committed to the Florida Gators. "Paul is my backup and I wouldn't want anyone but him to be in there. He caught the ball, made a couple of moves and then he took it to the house. He's like...

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