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Maples Makes Impact

Maples Makes Impact

GREENSBORO, N.C. --- Dillon Maples is typically known for his booming leg on the football field. However, during the East-West All-Star Game on Wednesday it was his tackling ability that had the biggest impact.

On two separate occasions – after a kickoff and after a punt – Maples, a 6-foot-1, 185-pound kicker from Southern Pines (N.C.) Pinecrest, made touchdown-saving tackles. "I played safety my sophomore year and junior year," Maples said. "So I have a little experience [tackling]. I want the other guys to do the tackling, but if it gets to the point where I have to make a tackle, I can step in and do...

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