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Dogs focus on D in spring practice
Camden, Neal have put last season in rear-view mirror
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CAMDEN WIDE RECEIVER Dontrell Miller runs through the spider drill during one of the the Bulldogs spring practice sessions. - photo by C-I photo by Tom Didato
There was hardly a word said as to last fall’s 2-8 campaign before, during or after Camden’s spring football practice for the 2013 season.After yielding a school-record 416 points in 2012, Bulldog head coach Jimmy Neal and staff went right to work on defense as soon as the chin straps on the helmets were buckled. With eight new projected starters on that side of the ball and several different schemes being employed, the head coach who enters his 16th season at his alma mater, liked what he saw from his new-look defense in the spring.“With all the points we gave up last year on defense,” Neal said of areas which were zeroed in on in the spring, “we had to stress that area. There was a lot of work and effort put on that side of the ball by the coaches and a lot of good things are happening there.