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Three Bulldogs sign to attend, play football at Lynchburg

Three of the standouts of the Albemarle football team from the 2019 season signed recently to attend and play football for Virginia University of Lynchburg.

Starting quarterback Antonio Burns (892 passing yards, 5 TDs) will play for the Dragons next season along with the team’s leading rusher, Julius Smith (1,539 yards, 23 TDs) and Albemarle’s leading pass receiver, Josh Smith (492 yds., 2 TDs).

The Virginia-Lynchburg Dragons play in the National Christian College Athletic Association.

About Charles Curcio

Charles Curcio was the sports editor of the Stanly News & Press from 1999-2001 and has currently served in the same capacity since 2008. He was awarded the NCHSAA Tim Stevens Media Representative of the Year and named CNHI Sports Editor of the Year in 2014. He has also been honored twice by the North Carolina Press Association.

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