Senior Spotlight #23 – Jordan Hardy

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The 23rd Senior Spotlight is brought to you by Cantina Laredo and shines on defensive lineman Jordan Hardy. Hardy is a part of Byrd’s Purple Swarm Defense which is allowing just 12.4 points and 180.9 yards per game.

Senior Spotlight #22 – Caden Rainer

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The 22nd Senior Spotlight is brought to you by the Radiance Technologies Independence Bowl and shines on offensive lineman Caden Rainer. Rainer, a starter at tackle, has helped pave the way for the Yellow Jackets offense to average over 300 yards per game.

Senior Spotlight #21 – Dalton Dayries

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The 21st Senior Spotlight is brought to you by Deep South Equipment and shines on defensive end Dalton Dayries. A starter on Byrd’s Purple Swarm Defense, Dayries has registered 13 tackles, 4 tackles-for-loss and 2 sacks on the season.

Senior Spotlight #20 – Devin Mims

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The 20th Senior Spotlight is brought to you by Anti-Pest and shines on offensive lineman Devin Mims. Mims is part of a Byrd offensive line that’s paved the way for the Jackets to average over 300 yards a game, including nearly 275 rushing yards per game.

Senior Spotlight #19 – Michael Jenkins

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The 19th Senior Spotlight is brought to you by Benjamin F. Edwards and shines on offensive lineman Michael Jenkins. A starter at right tackle, Jenkins’ outstanding blocking has helped the Yellow Jackets offense average over 300 yards per game.

Senior Spotlight #14 – Josh Courtney

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The 14th Senior Spotlight is brought to you by Walk-On’s Bistreaux & Bar and shines on guard Josh Courtney. An All-District performer in 2019, Courtney is the anchor of Byrd’s line which has paved the way for the Jackets’ offense to average over 300 yards a game.

Senior Spotlight #13 – Stan Collins

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The 13th Senior Spotlight of 2020 is brought to you by Patton’s Shreveport and shines on defensive end Stan Collins. One of the unsung heroes of Byrd’s Purple Swarm Defense, Collins currently ranks third on the team with 18 tackles, 3 tackles-for-loss and a half a sack.

Senior Spotlight #5 – Makarios “Junior” Brown

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The fifth Senior Spotlight of 2020 is brought to you by the Archer Frierson Family and shines on linebacker Makarios “Junior” Brown. In 2019, Brown led the team with 64 total tackles, including 55 solo stops. He had 13 tackles-for-loss for 49 yards, which was a career-high, and put him tied for 10th on the single-season leaders list. He recently …

Senior Spotlight #4 – Chris Grieder

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The fourth Senior Spotlight of 2020 is brought to you by Corner Collection on Line and shines on defensive back Chris Grieder. In 2019, he had 25 tackles and two interceptions. He had a solo tackle and a pass break up in Byrd’s 35-27 season opening win over Calvary.

Senior Spotlight #3 – Venzell Thompson

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The third Senior Spotlight of 2020 is brought to you by the U.S. Air Force and shines on fullback Venzell Thompson. In Thursday’s 35-27 win over Calvary, Thompson rushed for 35 yards and two touchdowns. He was Byrd’s leading rusher in 2019 with 705 yards on 135 carries and five touchdowns. He’s also the punter for the Jackets and averaged …