Pigskin Preview: The Earle Bulldogs
After a spring filled with weight lifting and conditioning, the Earle Bulldogs are back on the gridiron and are impressing head coach Albert Coleman
Football season never really ends in the south and there’s no exception for the Earle Bulldogs who, after a long spring filled with lifting weights, have officially resumed football actives this week, playing seven-on-seven games and traveling to team camps, most recently in Osceola.
With the guys strapping on pads for the first time this offseason, Bulldogs head coach Albert Coleman says a couple of the biggest things that these offseason team camps for the Bulldogs are finding out what areas need improvement and building confidence in each other on the field.
“A lot of times it shows your weaknesses and you have to develop and make your weakness a strength,” Coleman said. “Today (the camp in Osceola) gave us a lot of reps running our offense and our system and actually building a lot of confidence from those results that they saw.”
Those results saw the Bulldogs win all three of their seven-on-seven contest in Osceola, defeating Blytheville and Osceola, respectively, 21-7 and walking away with a 63-7 victory over East Poinsett County.
Offensively for the Bulldogs, four-star quarterback Gerry Bohannon continued to develop his passing game. The Earle star has always possessed a strong arm, but the Division-1 football prospect still has work to do, according to Coleman.
Bohannon, who recently returned from Nike’s Elite 11 quarterback competition in Los Angeles, California, has been focusing more on reading defenses…
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