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Cougars' Offense Too Much For Tornados On Senior Day


Last updated 11/6/2017 at 2:53pm

Jeremiah Reed

Tornados' running back Jarkevius Hopkins stretches out for a few extra yards just short of the goal line during Saturday's game. Hopkins finished with 24 total offensive yards against a stingy Cougars defense.

Linebacker Jinsly Jhon, competing in a Tornado uniform for the final time, established the program's NCAA record for most single-game tackles (24) on Senior Day against Averett.

However, it was the Cougars that emerged with the 41-17 victory in Brevard's season finale at Brevard Memorial Stadium.

Jhon, who made 3.5 tackles for loss and 12 solo stops against the Cougars (5-4), topped the program's previous NCAA single-game mark (21 tackles) set by Stanley Jones against Lenoir-Rhyne on Sept. 27, 2008.

Jhon was one of four Brevard defenders to top the double-digit tackle mark along with W...

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