• Burleson's Preston Paden will play in Saturday night's North Texas Bowl - DFW East vs. West Classic at the Birdville Fine Arts/Athletic Complex. BURLSON STAR/COURTESY PHOTO STEPHANIE MITCHELL
  • Centennial's Jordan Jackson will close out his career as a Spartan Satruday night playing in the North Texas Bowl - DFW East vs. West Classic at the Birdville Fine Arts/Athletic Complex. BURLESON STAR/CHRIS JASO

BISD football stars hit the field one last time

Elks' Paden, Spartans' Jackson headline group

Burleson and Centennial football fans have the chance to see some local stars representing their school’s for the last time in high school.

Six BISD student-athletes will be playing for the West squad in the North Texas Bowl - DFW East vs. West Classic at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Birdville Fine Arts/Athletic Complex.

Representing Burleson will the high-powered offensive duo of quarterback Preston Paden and receiver Taylor Bissell. Centennial will have four players in the game including defensive standouts Jordan Jackson, who played end, and linebacker Nathan French. Playing on the offensive line will be center Weston Hunter and guard Joe Kuhn.

Coaching the West squad will be led by Arlington Martin’s Wager. Last season, Wager led the Warriors to their 10th consecutive playoff appearance. Martin reached the regional quarterfinals before falling.

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Burleson's Preston Paden will play in Saturday night's North Texas Bowl - DFW East vs. West Classic at the Birdville Fine Arts/Athletic Complex. BURLSON STAR/COURTESY PHOTO STEPHANIE MITCHELLCentennial's Jordan Jackson will close out his career as a Spartan Satruday night playing in the North Texas Bowl - DFW East vs. West Classic at the Birdville Fine Arts/Athletic Complex. BURLESON STAR/CHRIS JASO