Three Bulldogs sign to attend, play football at Lynchburg

Published 4:41 pm Monday, June 29, 2020

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 has served as the sports editor of the Stanly News & Press for more than 16 years and has written numerous news and feature storeis as well. 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 won an award from Boone Newspapers, and has won four North Carolina Press Association awards.

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