THE SONS of Essendon, the great Dustin Fletcher, could meet in a very exciting college football game next season, after the second child of 400-game bomber legend Max enlisted at the University on Tuesday. of Arkansas.
Max, 19, announced on his social media that he would sign with the SEC powerhouse as a punter in a move that will see him face some of the sport’s biggest teams, including Alabama, LSU and Auburn.
His older brother Mason is a bettor at the University of Cincinnati who aims to become the first non-Power 5 school to make the college football playoffs this season after his perfect 7-0 start to the year.
Mason is currently averaging 43.3 yards per punt, including a 52-yard season, helping the undefeated Bearcats become the second team in the latest AP poll.
Arkansas and Cincinnati are set to meet in the opener on September 3 of next year, which means Fletcher’s boys could face off if Max wins the starting spot with the Razorbacks in his first season. .
The long-kicking Fletcher is a two-time Premiership hero and record holder at Essendon, having also won two Aussie Blazers and Best and Fairest in a 400-game career that spanned 23 seasons.