Byrd ready to defend District title with tough defensive line

Published 08/27 2013 09:34PM

Updated 08/27 2013 09:57PM

SHREVEPORT, LA - Byrd has always been a tough defensive team.  Mike Suggs has made it a point to put a premium on defense and 2013 will be no different.  The Jackets sport one of the better defensive lines in district lead by Zach Purcell and linebacker Chandler Nance.

Byrd will plug in a new quarterback for the third straight year.  Tyler Howard replaces J.D. Lorence who graduated in May.  Howard has made strides to improve his game throughout the summer and so far, that progression has been solid.

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