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Players try to turn "Last Chance U" into "Next Chance U"

East Mississippi Community College owns three national championships in football. Source: Garland Gillen East Mississippi Community College owns three national championships in football. Source: Garland Gillen
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East Mississippi Community College turned from a small-town school, into a national talking point after a Netflix documentary. The series called "Last Chance U" followed the Lions for two seasons with all-access. It was no doubt a one-of-a-kind show.

EMCC takes players with questionable past, or they just need playing time. On FOX 8 News at 9 p.m. tonight, we feature a former Destrehan Wildcat trying to learn from past mistakes, and flourish in rural Mississippi.

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