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Game number 758 for the Howe Bulldogs. Howe has a record of 385-348-24 since the first game on Sept. 20, 1935.
Howe is 3-0
The Bulldogs start the season with three wins for the first time since 2015 (beat Bonham 41-14, Sacred Heart, 27-0, and Lindsay, 40-14). Howe teams that started 3-0: 2018, 2015 (4-0), 2010 (4-0), 1996 (3-0), 1987 (6-0), 1984 (3-0), 1966 (5-0), 1948 (3-0), 1946 (8-0), 1945 (8-0), 1941 (4-0), 1940 (9-0), 1939 (7-0).
Howe Coaches that started 3-0
Howe Head Coach Bill Jehling starts his Bulldogs career at 3-0. Other Dogs head coaches to do so are Corey Crane (4-0), Davey DuBose (3-0), George Matlock (3-0), Jack Osborn (8-0), John B. Lair (8-0), H.A. McDonald (4-0), Wesley Cox (9-0).
Howe accumulated 268 rushing yards last week against Bells. Howe’s total for 2018 is 920 on 150 carries (6.13 yards per carry). Howe’s total yardage of 949 by the 157 offensive plays in the first two weeks equals a 6.04 yards per snap.
Howe now has a 4-game winning streak with the season finale win over Callisburg last year and the three wins to open this season. The last time Howe won four in a row was a five-game streak in the 2016 season (wins over Whitesboro, Pilot Point, Callisburg, Grandview, and Jefferson).
The last time Howe played on a Thursday night was on Nov. 12, 2015 in the bi-district championship against Edgewood. Howe trailed 27-0 until midway through the second quarter and eventually came from behind 43-33 to win in what was the greatest come-from-behind victory in school history.
On this day in Bulldog History (4-4)
Howe’s first ever game was played on Sept. 20, 1935 at Tioga. Howe lost their first game, 12-0.
Howe vs. Boyd
Howe is 1-2 overall vs. the Boyd Yellowjackets. Howe’s win came Oct. 10, 2010 in a 47-20 shootout at Bulldog Stadium. The first game between the two teams was in the area championship round on Nov. 19, 1998 at Pennington Field in Bedford. Boyd advanced past Howe, 28-13.
This is Howe’s first trip to Boyd’s new stadium. The Dogs played at the old stadium one time back in 2011 and lost 55-6.