Fourteen Buford Football Players Sign to College Football on National Signing Day

It’s the day every high school football player dreams of, the day on which he signs his name on the dotted line, choosing which university he will play football at for the next four years. It’s National Signing Day, and for 14 Buford High School seniors, it’s their day to cherish with family and friends.… READ MORE

Donald Stewart and the Tough Act He Followed

In our last edition we covered Ray Hadaway, member of Buford High School’s first football team. This issue’s article is about another Buford native, Donald Stewart, and his contribution to Buford history as a member of the 1946 Buford High Wolves football team. 17 year old Donald played half back and defensive back that season.… READ MORE

Chee Anyanwu Awarded Scholarship to Play at Northwestern

Chiagozie “Chee” Anyanwu, a senior at Buford, as well as a successful linebacker for the team, was awarded a scholarship to play for the Northwestern Wildcats in Illinois. The scholarship amounts to about $75,000 a year, but the money is not what is important to Anyanwu. For him, it is the fact that he gets to continue… READ MORE

Jess Simpson Joins the Dirty Birds Hot on the Heels of Super Bowl Battle

Jess Simpson Joins the Dirty Birds Hot on the Heels of Super Bowl Battle

Former Buford Wolves Head Coach Jess Simpson recently joined the coaching staff of the Georgia State Panthers, but after only a few weeks, Simpson is leaving the Panthers to join the Atlanta Falcons as Defensive Line Coach—without having coached a single Panthers game. After taking the Wolves to second place in the state, Simpson resigned… READ MORE

Buford Defensive Lineman Dean Powell Commits to West Point

Buford High School senior Dean Powell has committed to the United States Military Academy at West Point to continue his football career. Powell posted on Twitter, “I would like to thank God, my family, my coaches, and my friends for supporting me during my academic and athletic career. Today I committed to the United States… READ MORE

John Ford Meets and Greets His New Buford Family

“What’s your new favorite color?” asked one of the many football parents gathered at the arena on January 19 to meet new head coach John Ford. Showing off his new commitments, he proudly answered, “Green, of course.” But that’s just the way the night ended. It began when Buford High School Principal Dr. Bitterman reminded parents… READ MORE

Former Roswell Coach John Ford Announced as New Head Football Coach at Buford

The Wolves have found a new football coach. John Ford comes over from Roswell to assume the duties of Head Football Coach at Buford, succeeding Jess Simpson, who resigned to go to Georgia State to be their defensive line coach. “I am honored, humbled, blessed and ready to get started in an amazing school and… READ MORE

Buford Football Snappers Take Top Honors at Rubio Long Camp

Buford football players J.C. Vega and Quentin Skinner, along with Archer’s Christian Johnstone, recently earned top performer honors at the Rubio Long Snapping Camp, which was held in Kennesaw. The camp is run by Chris Rubio of Idaho. The camp has sent 260 long snappers to college the past two seasons, and each year Rubio… READ MORE

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