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Felix looks to late stepfather for inspiration on the field

Posted: Friday, Oct 12th, 2012

ROCHELLE — Whether it was on the sidelines or in the stands, Mark Campbell found a way to be there whenever his stepson, Marquez Felix, took to the football field.

Originally encouraged to join Rochelle Junior Tackle as a sixth grader by his stepfather, Felix has been playing ever since and getting better, faster and stronger each year.

But this year is different for Felix for many reasons. He is a starting back and key player for the Hubs, he has the carries and most yards on the team, but more important than all of that, he is playing with a motivation to honor his stepfather’s courage.

For the complete article see the 10-11-2012 issue.

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