Vicksburg native De’Arius Christmas pursuing NFL dreams


VICKSBURG, Miss. (WJTV) — Just because you didn’t get drafted doesn’t mean you aren’t going to make it.

Just ask Tony Romo. Or Kurt Warner. Or Antonio Gates.

Former Warren Central standout De’Arius Christmas is trying to follow in their footsteps, as he waits for the life changing call from an NFL team.

Christmas’ tape speaks for itself. He was the SWAC defensive player of the year for Grambling State. 

He led East Mississippi Community College in tackles in 2015.

Christmas stopped by the WJTV studio to talk about the draft process, and what’s going through his mind as he gets ready for the next step. Click the video above to watch! 

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