Coach’s Corner: Brian Nelson of the Mary Persons Bulldogs

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/NBC) – Today Coach’s Corner features the Mary Persons Bulldogs, a team that went 11-3 in a 2016 that ended with a loss to Cartersville in the Quad A semi-finals.

The Bulldogs have had two straight 11-win seasons, culminating with a Region 2-4A championship.

They will play again in Region 2-4A with Howard, Perry, Spalding, Upson-Lee, and West Laurens.

This is Brian Nelson’s 6th season as head coach, and owns an all-time record of 51-12 with the Bulldogs.


  • Three starters back on offense, including RB Quin Wilson
  • Will need to groom a new quarterback for 2017.


  • Three starters back, as well.
  • Lost Malik Herring, who is now with UGA.
  • Will depend on OLB Jatorian Hansford.

FIRST GAME: Thursday, August 17th versus Lee County at Mercer.

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