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Grand Terrace High running back Jonta McMullen at Grand Terrace campus on Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017.  (Photo by Watchara Phomicinda, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG)
Grand Terrace High running back Jonta McMullen at Grand Terrace campus on Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017. (Photo by Watchara Phomicinda, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG)

GRAND TERRACE  — When it comes to recruiting college football players, does size really matter? If you ask Grand Terrace football coach Ryan Smalls, he’ll say no.

Some college football experts would disagree.

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Smalls is passionate about the subject because he’s passionate about his football program and his players — the best of whom is senior running back Jonta McMullen, who is listed on the team’s roster at 5-foot-4.

McMullen’s numbers stack up with the best of them. In eight games this season he has rushed for 1,308 yards and 22 touchdowns, gaining 125 yards or more in every contest.

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