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FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Palmer Bulldogs

By Travis M. Smith | KBEC Sports

Write it in stone: The Palmer Bulldogs will be in the postseason. 

The Palmer Bulldogs will compete for a District 7-3A Division II championship this season, and it will largely be on the back of quarterback Adrian Cisneros and do-it-all-athlete Ben Waddle.

The former is the son of Palmer head coach Don Waddle, who returns 14 lettermen and nine total starters (five offense, four defense) from a Bulldogs team that finished as bi-district finalists with a 7-3 record (5-2 in 7-3A). 

Cisneros completed 60-of-his-124 passes for 1,099 yards and 14 touchdowns to five interceptions, while also adding 229 yards and five touchdowns on 64 carries. Waddle contributed 15 receptions for 341 yards and a team-best six touchdowns. The 6-foot-2, 175-pound athlete added 124 yards and one touchdown on 17 carries 

Dave Campbell’s Texas Football predicts District 7-3A Division II to finish:  

1. Buffalo

2. Edgewood

3. Palmer

4. Rice

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5. Blooming Grove

6. Scurry-Rosser

7. Corsicana Mildred

8. Gateway Charter

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Travis M. Smith, @Travis5mith

tsmith@kbecs.com

About Travis M. Smith

Travis M. Smith is the owner and content director of Ellis County Sports and has over a decade of award-winning sports coverage. He most recently served as the digital sports director for KBEC 1390AM/99.1FM. He is the former managing editor of the Waxahachie Daily Light, Midlothian Mirror and Glen Rose Reporter.

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