We have a solid football team if we can get the players to play the game fundamentally sound with excellent technique. Our success will depend on our ability to control the football. We must replace an extremely strong kicker and punter, and that is a major area of concern. Defensivley we are stronger than we were last year but we must become better technicians of the game.
Q: How would you characterize this year’s team?
A: We will have a good group of returning starters to both sides of the ball that have worked extremely hard this offseason preparing for our upcoming challenges.
Q: What will be keys to success?A: We will have to play a disciplined brand of football. We must outwork, outhustle, and play fundamentally-sound technique at each position.
Q: Who will be key leaders on the team?
A: Colby Reed (JR QB), Hayden Hicks (SR RB/LB), Brad Thompson (SR WR/DB), Jared Bass (SR OL/DL), Zane Swanger (JR OL/DL).
Q: What are your biggest reasons for optimism?
A: Watching these boys continue to grow into young men.
Q: Any lessons learned from last year?
A: We must learn how to finish!
Q: What can you build on from last year?
A: We can continue the learning process and developing leadership skills.
Q: Will we see anything different this year?
A: Same – Split back Veer and Slant 50.