MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – The Macon County Bulldogs are coming into 2017 as the defending champions of their region, after a convincing 35-0 victory over McIntosh County in 2016.
That title marks the school’s first state championship since 1996.
Their final record on the season was 12-2, with their only blemishes to Fitzgerald and Northside.
The Bulldogs will be competing in Region 4-A, with Crawford County, Dooly County, Hawkinsville, Schley County, Taylor County.
This will be head coach Dexter Copeland’s 3rd season.
- Will need to replace quarterback K’Hari Lane, who went to the University of Arizona.
- OG Christian Meadows will be returning, and is rated the 21st best offensive guard in the country by Scout.com. He has committed to FSU.
- A total of eight starters will be back for the offense.
- 8 starters will also be back for the defense.
- One of them will be leading tackler Kentoris Felton, who has committed to Kansas.
FIRST GAME: August 25th versus Dooly County.