Cheyenne South junior running back Marquez Jefferson, center, earned All-Class 4A East Conference honors after rushing for 887 yards and 10 touchdowns this season. Photo by Blaine McCartney/Wyoming Tribune Eagle
A few weeks ago, I came home late from work and turned on ESPN’s “College Football Final.” They were going into a Colorado highlight when host Rece Davis said something along the lines of, “There are no two teams in the country who are more improved but have less to show for it than Colorado and Arkansas.”
Clearly this was before Arkansas beat LSU and Ole Miss in consecutive weeks.
You might be thinking to yourself, what does this have to do with the 2014 Cheyenne South football team?
Well, that’s an apt description for the Bison, is it not?
There was no team in Class 4A more improved but with less to show for it in the standings.
South finished its fourth season of varsity football 2-7, a school record for wins. It scored its first win over a cross-town rival and its first road win (31-28 at Cheyenne Central on Sept. 5). Continue reading