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Local plays semi-pro football

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Posted: Wednesday, March 26, 2014 12:00 am

Cherod Peebles, son of Kimberly Ellis, is playing semi-pro football with Coach John Black and Coach Foot’s Tuskegee Ayrmen.

Peebles has been playing with the Ayrmen since November 2013. He plays receiver, tight end and defensive end. He is number 11 on the team and has been nicknamed “Chop Stick”.

His first semi-pro football game was played Saturday, March 22, 2014.

The Ayrmen defeated the Birmingham Warriors by a score of 28-22. Peebles had 10 tackles and four sacks.

Peebles said, “I work hard, stay focused and stay dedicated to football. I thank my mother and coaches for all their support and for believing in me.”

The next game is in Panama City, FL on March 29, 2014 followed by a home game on April 5, 2014 at Tuskegee Public School’s football field.

The Ayrmen will be playing the Montgomery Seminoles. Everyone is invited to come to the semi-pro football game.

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