Zerrick Cooper, Kali James, Jordan Griffin at Jonesboro 2016 Signing Day.

SIGNING DAY: Jonesboro football signs in style — Cardinals front and center at College Football Hall of Fame

By James Butler jbutler@thecrescentbuzz.com ATLANTA Ga. – The 10 Jonesboro football players signing Letters of Intent on National Signing Day got a chance to experience the bright lights. Jonesboro joined a plethora of other Metro Atlanta schools for the signing day event hosted by the College Football Hall of Fame. Television station Fox 5 and

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Jonesboro DT Kali James, right, has notched 13 sacks this season for the Cardinals. (File)

FRIDAY FOOTBALL RECAP: A look back on No. 7 Jonesboro’s win over Riverdale

By Gabriel Stovall gstovall@thecrescentbuzz.com JONESBORO, Ga. — You could tell from the very beginning Friday night that Jonesboro-Riverdale was going to be about defense. Perhaps the best indication was when No. 7 Jonesboro’s unblockable DT Kali James emerged from the ground after his first sack of Riverdale quarterback Joseph Cambridge and held up his index

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Jonesboro WR/DB Jordan Griffin snags a touchdown pass during Friday's 21-9 win over Spalding. (PHOTO: Steve Knight)

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Jonesboro knocks off previously undefeated Spalding behind Montralius Mosley’s stellar rushing performance

  By Gabriel Stovall gstovall@thecrescentbuzz.com GRIFFIN, Ga. — Brown Right 25. That was the play call that sprung Jonesboro senior tailback Montralius Mosley on a 99-yard touchdown burst that essentially drove the final nail in the coffin that housed Spalding’s hopes of going 7-0. It was the ninth-ranked Cardinals’ first play from scrimmage in the

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Jonesboro's Jordan Griffin, left, and Montralius Mosley have formed a bond that transcends football success. (PHOTO: Gabriel Stovall)

PREP FOOTBALL: Jonesboro brotherhood between Montralius Mosley, Jordan Griffin bigger than just football

By Gabriel Stovall gstovall@thecrescentbuzz.com JONESBORO, Ga. — Jordan Griffin has strong words about his teammate, running back Montralius Mosley and the level of impact he has on Jonesboro’s offense. “He is the impact,” Griffin said. Quite the selfless statement from the 6-foot-2 Kentucky commit who’s having quite the season himself. In addition to his lockdown play at the

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The newly named Joe Teknipp Trophy will be what Eagle's Landing and Jonesboro play for in Friday night's third annual FCA Gridiron Classic at Eagle's Landing. (PHOTO: Gabriel Stovall)

GABRIEL STOVALL: Week 4 games highlighted by FCA Gridiron Classic with Jonesboro, Eagle’s Landing

I apologize for being tardy to the football prediction party. This was a hectic week for the Stovall clan, but such is the life of a tri-vocational sportswriter with a wife and four year old son. But I’m here, about five hours before kickoff of one of the biggest weeks of the season and one

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Jonesboro CB Jordan Griffin was named the best of the best during this past weekend's Cam Newton 7-on-7 passing league tournament. (File)

PREP FOOTBALL: Jonesboro CB and Kentucky commit Jordan Griffin wins MVP Award at Cam Newton 7-on-7 tournament

    By Gabriel Stovall gstovall@thecrescentbuzz.com JONESBORO, Ga. — The last time Jordan Griffin and Cam Newton crossed paths, the Carolina Panthers star quarterback was giving the Jonesboro corner a pick-me-up. Griffin and his Jonesboro squad just lost in the Cam Newton 7-on-7 Passing League tournament at Atlanta’s Westlake High School, and the rising senior

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Jonesboro rising senior Jordan Griffin said he and his fellow seniors are more equipped to be team leaders in 2015. (PHOTO: Derrick Mahone)

PREP FOOTBALL: Jonesboro’s Jordan Griffin ready to take on leadership role in 2015

By Gabriel Stovall gstovall@thecrescentbuzz.com ATLANTA, Ga. — The tears streaming down Jordan Griffin’s face may have seemed a bit much than what the setting required. The Jonesboro football team just lost 28-20 to Langston Hughes in the Friday semifinals of the Annual Cam Newton 7-on-7 Passing League tournament held at Westlake High. It was the

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      We’re still five months away from kicking off the 2015 high school football season and about six weeks away from the start of spring football. But the gridiron vibe is definitely in the air, especially after this past weekend with the Nike Combine and The Opening Regionals in town. A little more

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