Matt Frank and Brandon Ravenel were two of James Madison's leaders on offense last year, and both ended up making the CAA All Conference team.
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Today, they're both very close to the program, but are embarking on the next leg of the journey of life after college. Frank has been in the classroom locally to begin working towards his career as a teacher while also pursuing his Master's Degree, while he has also helped the JMU program in the strength and conditioning department. Ravenel was an assistant coach this past fall in his hometown of North Stafford, and he's preparing to head to Spain to play professional football for the Badalona Dracs in Liga Nacional de Futbol Americano. He'll be there until June.
Both JMU past stars went candid on a podcast with HERO Sports' Brian McLaughlin this week in our weekly feature — Checking In With the Champs.
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Former JMU O-lineman Matt Frank walks to the locker room with head coach Mike Houston after beating NDSU (JMU Athletics)[/credit]
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