Brighton to open football season at Big House vs.  Dearborn Fordson

Brighton to open football season at Big House vs. Dearborn Fordson


For the third time in seven years, Brighton will open its football season at Michigan Stadium.

Brighton to open football season at Big House vs.  Dearborn Fordson

The Bulldogs’ game against Dearborn Fordson will kick off the six-game Battle at the Big House at noon Thursday, Aug. 25. Three games will be played Aug. 25 and three the following day.

Brighton has played two memorable games against strong opponents at Michigan Stadium.

In the inaugural Battle at the Big House in 2016, Brighton beat Detroit East English, 14-8, in a game decided with three seconds remaining when defensive back Austin Ford broke up a fourth-down pass at the goal line.

The following season, Brighton lost 34-31 in overtime to Belleville after taking a 28-16 lead on a 32-yard run by Rudy Ramirez with 2:22 left in the fourth quarter.

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