Tide’s Billups picked for All-Star game

Published 11:48 pm Wednesday, November 5, 2008

By CURTIS ROCKWELL

Item Sports Editor

JACKSON — Picayune standout lineman Jon Billups was picked to represent Mississippi in the upcoming Alabama/Mississippi All-Star Football Classic next month.

Billups is the eighth Picayune player picked for the prestigious game in the 23 year history of the game. It is the third straight game that Picayune has had players picked for the prestigious contest, a school record.