"They put us on the map and gave us an identity," he said, rolling once again. "That's something that all of us graduates of Mercer will be indebted to these guys for forever. They put us on the map."
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''He's our history. He's it. He is the face of the franchise," said Mitchell, now an assistant coach on the team.
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