Hinton to play semi-pro football overseas – Daily Southerner

Response: Congratulations Jamel used to enjoy watching you play at SouthWest.

TARBORO — Former SouthWest Edgecombe Cougars football player, Jamel Hinton, is working to further his football career. After playing a couple of seasons of minor league football in the area with the Tri-County Ruff Ryders, Hinton has earned a shot on a bigger stage in Holland with the Spijkenisse Scouts.

Hinton left for Holland Thursday where he will embark on working to earn a contract with the Scouts.

"They (Scouts) told me how good I was when they saw me workout," Hinton said. "That opportunity will give me a chance to get to the next level. I will work harder for my shot at making an NFL team." (Source: Read more)