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CHAMPIONSHIP NOTEBOOK: No Fluke In Fayetteville

Purple'Dogs Make Case As Top Football Program

Posted: December 3, 2012 at 5 a.m.

Fayetteville players celebrate after Jordan Dennis’ interception and touchdown in the third quarter Saturday against Bentonville at War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock.

Last year, Fayetteville won a Class 7A state championship that left the entire state in shock.

That Figures

2 — Losses by Bentonville in the last two seasons, both against Fayetteville in the Class 7A state finals

32 — Wins for Fayetteville’s senior class, the most by a single class in school history

115 — Combined rushing yards allowed by Fayetteville defense in final two games against Alabama commit Altee Tenpenny and Bentonville tailback Tearris Wallace

7,983 — Attendance for Saturday’s Bentonville-Fayetteville state title game at War Memorial Stadium

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