A Wake Forest Rolesville fan posted a video of team highlights on youtube. What caught my eye was the title of the video that says Butler is “hype.” If there is one school who has lived UP to the hype this season, it’s Butler. Not only did they lose their All American quarterback (Christian LeMay) […]
There are tons of former Butler players who have had success playing college football. Perhaps two of the best in recent years play on the same team. Eddie Whitley and Jarrett Boykin are starters for the ACC champs Virginia Tech Hokies. Both players were in Charlotte last weekend for the ACC Championship game at Bank […]
The Butler Football Mom’s Organization (BFMO) has partnered with the Butler Athletic Booster Club (BABC) to provide a chartered bus to the Butler-Rolesville championship game Saturday in Raleigh. The fare is a very affordable $20 and you can pay online.
Despite Delano Little mistaking which player was wearing the No. 6 jersey for Butler— it was Jahwan Edwards and not Deion Walker—WBTV still has good highlights of the Bulldogs’ win last night over Vance. Walker resigned from the team earlier this season because of an off-the-field incident and Edwards was honoring his friend.
The Butler Bulldogs defeated Vance 44-24 on Friday to advance to the North Carolina 4AA football state championship game. The victory brings Butler’s win streak to 30 games overall, and puts them into the state title game for the second year in a row.
Jahwan Edwards was the player of the night, scoring three touchdowns on […]
Butler vs. Vance 7:30 at Bulldog Stadium
The Butler Bulldogs’ football team currently has a 29-game winning streak. They are the defending 4AA state champions, and are in the driver’s seat to repeat this season. While the Bulldogs have been putting up big point totals lately, it’s the tone the defensive unit sets each game that intimidates their opponents.
“We just stay focused,” says linebacker Stephan Amoah. “We don’t take any opponent lightly, no matter what their record is.”
Showing up for games and playing hard is not the only objective for Butler’s defensive players. It takes a lot of work in practice during each week to prepare for opponents. The players must learn formations and individual assignments for each play. After three hours of practice on the field there are film sessions in order to see the opponents’ tendencies in live action. These Bulldog defenders do their homework.
“Their goal is to shut down whoever we’re playing,” Head Coach Mike Newsome says. “They take great pride dominating an opponent. Coach Shaughnessy our defensive coordinator and our defensive coaches do a tremendous job game planning each week. On top of that we have great talent on the field.” […]