The Buford (GA) Wolves are one of the greatest programs in state history. The Wolves are gunning for a record 5th straight state championship. Buford has won 4 consecutive state titles, 7 of the last 10 and a total of eight overall. In the last 13 seasons, the Wolves have gone 165-10. The Wolves are 2-0 this season having defeated Blessed Trinity and Gainesville by a combined 91-0.
Buford boasts two 4-star athletes: LB Dillon Lee, who is rated by 247 Sports as the 3 OLB in the nation and is committed to Alabama. Also OL Vadal Alexander, who is rated the 3 OG in the nation. Offers include LSU, Oregon, Nebraska and countless others. The Wolves also sport 3-star TE Kurt Freitag whose offers include Bama, FSU & SC; 3-star CB Paris Head who is committed to Vandy and Center Reid Ferguson who is committed to LSU.
The Carver Columbus (GA) Tigers have been one of Buford's biggest challengers the last couple of seasons. The Tigers won their one state championship in 2007 but have been in the state semi-finals 3 of the last 5 seasons and have gone 53-8 since 2006. The Tigers are 1-0 this season with a 52-0 win over Spencer in their opener.
Carver boasts 3-star CB Deion Bonner whose offers include Auburn, Georgia and Miami. Also WR Artimas Samuel whose offers include Arkansas, Florida and Mississippi State.
This will be just the 2nd ever meeting between the two teams. Led by 5-star RB Isaiah Crowell, who's now at Georgia, Carver beat Buford 14-0 last season.