2022 Raising Cane’s Senior Spotlight – #93 Brennan Belanger

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The 23rd Raising Cane’s Senior Spotlight shines brightly upon defensive tackle No. 93 Brennan Belanger. An integral part of the Purple Swarm Defense, Belanger finished the season with 30 total tackles, six tackles-for-loss and a sack. Belanger and the Yellow Jackets finished the 2022 season with an 8-4 record and an appearance in the state quarterfinals. #StingEm #onelove

2022 Raising Cane’s Senior Spotlight – #90 Isaiah Ford

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The 22nd Raising Cane’s Senior Spotlight shines brightly upon defensive end No. 90 Isaiah Ford. A 2021 All-District and All-City selection, Ford has put up even better numbers this season – 59 tackles, 12 tackles-for-loss and 6.5 sacks. See Isaiah and the Yellow Jackets battle the John Curtis Patriots tonight at Joe Yenni Stadium in Metairie. #StingEm #onelove

2022 Raising Cane’s Senior Spotlight – #75 Kailen Moore

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The 21st Raising Cane’s Senior Spotlight shines brightly upon offensive lineman No. 75 Kailen Moore. A two-year starter at tackle, Moore and his offensive line mates have helped Byrd to average 33.5 points and 359.7 yards of total offense. See Kailen and the Yellow Jackets battle the John Curtis Patriots tonight at Joe Yenni Stadium in Metairie. #StingEm #onelove

2022 Raising Cane’s Senior Spotlight – #56 James Stratton

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The 17th Raising Cane’s Senior Spotlight shines brightly upon offensive lineman No. 56 James Stratton. Stratton, who’s the Student Council President and a National Merit semifinalist, and his offensive line mates have helped Byrd’s offense average nearly 350 yards of total offense and average 32 points per game. See James and the Yellow Jackets battle the Alexandria Trojans in the …

2022 Raising Cane’s Senior Spotlight – No. 46 Hunter Thrasher

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The 15th Raising Cane’s Senior Spotlight shines brightly upon defensive back No 46 Hunter Thrasher. Thrasher has made the most of his playing time this season as he’s tallied 21 total tackles, including 19 solo stops. He’s registered three tackles for loss and one sack. Against Southwood, he picked off two passes and forced a fumble. See Hunter and the …

2022 Raising Cane’s Senior Spotlight – No. 27 Tyler Nichols

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The 14th Raising Cane’s Senior Spotlight shines brightly upon wingback No. 27 Tyler Nichols. A standout in football and baseball at Byrd, Nichols has been a two-year starter at wingback for the Jackets. He’s rushed for 259 yards and two touchdowns and is averaging 5.6 yards per carry. See Tyler and the Yellow Jackets battle the Natchitoches Central Chiefs on …

2022 Raising Cane’s Senior Spotlight – No. 26 Devon Strickland

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The 13th Raising Cane’s Senior Spotlight shines brightly upon fullback No. 26 Devon Strickland. Strickland led the team in rushing in 2021 with 937 yards. He has 426 rushing yards and five touchdowns as well as 10 receptions for 163 yards this season. See Devon and the Yellow Jackets battle the Natchitoches Central Chiefs on Friday, Nov. 4, at Turpin …

2022 Raising Cane’s Senior Spotlight – No. 25 Jude Partington

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The 12th Raising Cane’s Senior Spotlight shines brightly upon defensive back No. 25 Jude Partington. Partington has 31 total tackles, two interceptions for 37 return yards and a fumble return of 70 yards for a touchdown. It was the fifth longest fumble return for a touchdown in the 118-year history of Yellow Jackets football. See Jude and the Yellow Jackets battle …

2022 Raising Cane’s Senior Spotlight – No. 23 Wyatt Watkins

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The 11th Raising Cane’s Senior Spotlight shines brightly upon defensive end No. 23 Wyatt Watkins. Last Friday, Watkins and the Purple Swarm Defense posted a shutout against the Southwood Cowboys. This season he has totaled 29 tackles, five tackles-for-loss and two sacks. See Wyatt and the Yellow Jackets battle the Natchitoches Central Chiefs on Friday, Nov. 4, at Turpin Stadium …

2022 Raising Cane’s Senior Spotlight – No. 18 Walker Fox

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The 10th Raising Cane’s Senior Spotlight shines brightly upon defensive back No. 18 Walker Fox. A two-sport athlete at Byrd, Fox moved from the offensive side to the defensive side of the football this season and has made an immediate impact. He’s totaled 33 tackles, three tackles-for-loss, two pass breakups, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery. See Walker and …

Raising Cane’s Senior Spotlight – No. 14 LaMichael Taylor

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The eighth Raising Cane’s Senior Spotlight shines brightly upon No. 14 LaMichael Taylor. Taylor is one of the starting cornerbacks on Byrd’s Purple Swarm Defense, which is allowing opponents only 14 points per game through the first four games. Taylor leads the team with five pass breakups on the season. See LaMichael and the Yellow Jackets battle the Benton Tigers …

Raising Cane’s Senior Spotlight – No. 13 Jackson Dufrene

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The seventh Raising Cane’s Senior Spotlight shines brightly upon No. 13 wide receiver Jackson Dufrene. Dufrene has turned heads with his blocking, route running and pass catching abilities. He showed his big-play capabilities against Pleasant Grove as he caught a touchdown pass and had a 49-yard touchdown run on a reverse. See Jackson and the Yellow Jackets clash with crosstown …

Raising Cane’s Senior Spotlight – No. 12 Lake Lambert

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The sixth Raising Cane’s Senior Spotlight shines brightly upon No. 12 quarterback Lake Lambert. A three-year starter at quarterback for the Yellow Jackets, Lambert led Byrd to the 2020 LHSAA Division I State Championship, and he holds an incredible 19-3 record in his 22 starts behind center. See Lake and the Jackets battle crosstown rivals the Calvary Cavaliers on Thursday …

Raising Cane’s Senior Spotlight – No. 10 Christian Jones

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The fourth Raising Cane’s Senior Spotlight shines upon N0. 10 safety Christian Jones. One of the leaders of Byrd’s Purple Swarm Defense, Jones earned a starting spot early last year because of his nose for the football and playmaking abilities. Jones and the Purple Swarm Defense did not give up any points last week against Pleasant Grove. The Yellow Jackets …

Raising Cane’s Senior Spotlight – No. 3 Josh Allen

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The second Raising Cane’s Senior Spotlight is No. 3 running back Josh Allen. Allen is the starting right wingback in Byrd’s multi-option offense. He had a sensational 52-yard run in the Jamboree against Shreve last week. Allen and the Yellow Jackets kickoff the 2022 season against the Pleasant Grove Hawks at 7 p.m. on Friday at Lee Hedges Stadium. #StingEm …