Dawgs Slide pass Sabers

by Scott Wallace

Remain undefeated with 12-0 win despite committing eight turnovers.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala- The Middle Tennessee Bulldawgs (3-0) survived their first ever road test in the Gridiron Developmental Football League defeating a tough Alabama Sabre team 12-0 in Birmingham, Alabama. After a scoreless first quarter, Bulldawg starting quarterback Cass Barnes went down went a lower body injury. On the next play from scrimmage, his back up Zach Ducker drew a strike to second year man Antwon Edmondson for a touchdown to allow the visitors to take a 6-0 halftime lead.

Bruising running back Rahiim Muhammad closed out the scoring with a tough run from four yards out to start the third quarter. The story of the night were both defenses not giving up much. The Sabres forced eight Bulldawg turnovers, twice setting up their offense deep inside Bulldawg territory. The Bulldawgs showed restraint by not giving up much. Alabama ended the night with four total first downs. Read More