By SCOTT M. BURNSTEIN
Clarkston’s Merrick Canada quietly committed to play football at Hillsdale College recently.
That’s about right. It fits with his M.O.
Canada’s brand of wearing down the competition isn’t flashy – his style of play on the football field and the basketball floor is quiet, yet lethally efficient and tough as nails. The kind every championship team needs, the kind that’s invaluable for long-term success despite maybe not hoarding a bunch of headlines.
He’ll be going to Hillsdale as a defensive back, after starting at wide receiver on offense and in the secondary on defense the past two years for Clarkston football teams that captured repeat Division 1 state championships, the first two crownings on the gridiron in school history.
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