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Secondary bolstered with signing of DB, Jernigan

(Tucson, AZ)  The Tucson Sugar Skulls have signed defensive back Davon Jernigan for the 2021 Indoor Football League season.

DB Davon Jernigan (6‘, 215, Lamar University) joins the Sugar Skulls for his rookie season in the IFL, after having last played for Saskatchewan in the Canadian Football League. Prior to signing in the CFL, Jernigan spent a four-year college career at Lamar, playing in 42 games and amassing 211 total tackles, 20 passes defended and 10 tackles-for-loss. Jernigan added seven interceptions throughout his college career, including four during his senior year, one of which was returned for a touchdown.

The Navasota, Texas native earned First-Team All-Southland Conference Honors during his senior year at Lamar, when he led the program in tackles. During his preps career, Jernigan also received APSE Class-4A All-State Honors and second-team All-District Honors for Navasota High School.

Press Release courtesy of the Tucson Sugar Skulls – Steve Cusumano

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