The Buford football team will concentrate on finding some answers on the offensive and defensive line this spring. If successful there’s no reason to believe the Wolves can’t make an appearance in the state championship game for the seventh consecutive season.
Buford went 12-3 last year and beat St. Pius 10-3 to win the program’s ninth state championship and its fifth in the last six seasons. The Wolves always aim high and this year is no exception, despite losing the regular contingent of college signees.
“We’ve got a good group of players coming back and we’re off to a good start to our off-season,” said Buford coach Jess Simpson. “The hardest thing is going to be to fill in the leadership role left by our seniors. They were some great role models. But the good news is that these kids to watch it and see how great leadership is modeled.”
It is unlikely Buford will ever experience another similarly tumultuous season. They suffered through the death of a beloved assistant