2021 Fort Lauderdale Dillard Panthers.

Posted On: 04/30/21 8:34 AM

For those who follow football in the Sunshine State, there are so many programs who are on the verge of breaking out. Fort Lauderdale Dillard is one of them.

Pay no attention to the fact that the Panthers were elevated to 7A – with national powerhouse St. Thomas Aquinas becoming a major obstacle – this program is indeed on the verge, like all the other athletic programs at the school, of breaking out in a major way.

One of the largest 6-12 public school programs in the state, Dillard has already started to make some rather large waves – with 8th graders taking their place on the varsity program.

Remember, this is a team that has won 18 of their past 19 games – and are easily the biggest secret in Florida, and it’s not even close.

With alumnus Tyler Tate taking over with the untimely and tragic passing of head coach Eddie Frazier in the spring of 2020 was something that not only hit the Dillard community hard, but to high school football coaches, fans and players all over the country, his passing was something that was close to home for so many.

After finishing 12-1 in 2019 and

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