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Synonyms for redbug

larval mite that sucks the blood of vertebrates including human beings causing intense irritation

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The Redbugs will only get better in their third-year under Watkins.
The Redbugs do have an advantage in experience as they return seven starters on each side of the ball.
The Redbugs had been a power in high school football in the state long before Parker arrived, with players and future Hall of Fame coaches such as Paul "Bear" Bryant and Larry Lacewell making a name for themselves at the school.
The Redbugs flourished under Parker's tutelage, going 105-15-4 over an eight-period, capped by a 37-game winning streak from 1957-60, before he got the itch to get into the collegiate ranks.
O'Quinn finally beat Jimmy "Red" Parker's Fordyce Redbugs, but it took another season.