The Dogs are hoping for bigger and better things in year two.
Thomasville was a team that improved each and every week in 2013, winning five straight games before running into eventual state runner up Lamar County in the AA playoffs.
Now the Bulldogs hope to make the leap in year two.
Ryals says the biggest opponent his team is fighting this fall is complacency. He says the Dogs can't rest on the results of 2013.
"We do have some guys that had the opportunity to experience last year a little bit. Hopefully they're hungrier to go a little further," Ryals says. "Hopefully they can teach the newer guys how to do things our way. Like I said, forget about last year, let's work on this year and just try to get a little better every day."
The Bulldogs open the season August 22 when they host West Laurens.
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