August 22, 2006

Burton in Fayetteville

Morrilton, Ark., athlete Freddy Burton will be in Fayetteville next year playing his college football at Arkansas, but Burton and the Devil Dogs were in Fayetteville on Monday night to play a scrimmage game against Fayetteville.

The Purple Bulldogs won the contest 21-14 with both teams substituting freely throughout the game, and the varsities for both teams didn't play in the second half. Burton, 6-2, 185, 4.49, is looking forward to his senior season.

"We saw some good things tonight," Burton said. "I didn't get to play much. We let some of the younger guys get out there and play and get used to high school football. I think if we get some of the young kids going we will be able to get some help from them."

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