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Delaware State's McBride and Green paying big dividends

A look at the HBCU schools.

Updated: September 12, 2007, 5:21 PM ET
By Donald Hunt | Special to ESPN.com

Delaware State did not have to go very far to land wide receiver Shaheer McBride and defensive back Akeem Green.

Hornets coach Al Lavan and his staff had to travel only 75 miles up the road to Philadelphia to recruit McBride and Green, who have helped Delaware State to a 2-0 record.

"We've been able to get some good players from the Philadelphia area," Lavan said. "So often times in the city, and especially the inner city, going back to when I came from the inner city of Newark, ...

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