We are excited to open up the season with 3 out of 4 games at home against Brainerd, Tyner, and region opponent Soddy-Daisy. We have a tough road schedule traveling, then closing out the year at home. It will be a challenge every week and we must enter each week with focus and intensity.
Q: How would you characterize this year’s team?
A: Experienced on defense, young on offense.
Q: Who will be key leaders on the team?
A: Edward Montgomery (SR WR/CB), Anthony Turner (SR WR/DB), Frunsez Kendricks (SR RB), Alonzo Blackwell (SR LB), Chris Dyess (SR OL), Dennis Lyle (SR OL), Laslo Toser (SR K), London Elrod (JR QB), Nick Putman (JR DL), Jeremiah Jackson (JR LB), Tyler Reid (JR LB), Rashun Freeman (JR DB).
Q: What can you build on from last year?
A: Our young defense from last year will now be our experienced returning defense. We are counting on our defense to build off their experience from last year and be a very good unit for us.
Q: What will keep you up at night?
A: The development of the offensive line. There’s talent at the position and they will gain experience as the year goes on.
Q: Will we see anything different this year?
A: As a general rule, our scheme will stay the same on both sides of the ball. We hope to be able to run our whole offensive and defensive playbook as we grow and gain experience.