NWADG Prep Rally Football Preview


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PREP RALLY: CLASS 7A | 8.20.2023 6 Get Real value in BENTON COUNTY *Southern Farm Bureau® Casualty Insurance Co. *Farm Bureau® Mutual Insurance Company of Arkansas, Inc. *Southern Farm Bureau® Life Insurance Co., Jackson, MS ARMLNP40215 479-273-7786 479-524-8400 www.afbic.com BENTON COUNTY FARM BUREAU 1601 SW A St Bentonville, AR 72712 2125 E Main Street • Suite 13 Siloam Springs, AR 72761 RICK FIRES NWA DEMOCRAT-GAZETTE FAYETTEVILLE — No one has to remind Drake Lindsey that a winning season for Fayetteville last year ended very badly. at final defeat only fuels the fire as he enters his senior season as the Bull- dogs' quarterback. "at was really embarrassing, not even scoring a touchdown," Lindsey said of the 37-0 loss to Conway in the quar- terfinals of the Class 7A state tourna- ment at Harmon Field. "at le a sour taste in our mouths, getting beat on our home field like that. Our attitude coming into this season is to dominate from the start and keep our foot on the gas all the way through." If family history is an indicator, the Bulldogs with Lindsey at quarterback will do just fine. Lindsey is the grandson of Jim Lindsey, the real estate agent and developer who was an outstanding foot- ball player at the University of Arkansas in the 1960s. Lindsey was a running back in 1964 when the Razorbacks went 11-0 and declared the national champions by the Football Writers of America. Lindsey then played seven years in the NFL with the Minnesota Vikings. Elmer "B" Lind- sey, Jim's older brother, was a standout athlete who signed with the St. Louis Cardinals and played six years in the Cardinals' minor-league baseball system before retiring to return to Forrest City to run the family farm. Jim Lindsey's love for football was passed onto his sons, John David and Lyndy Lindsey, each of whom also played for the Razorbacks. Lyndy's son, Jack Lindsey, played football for two years at Arkansas while his other son, Drake Lindsey continues family legacy with football

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