McCallie School 2016


Coach’s Corner
Coach Ralph Potter

Q: How would you characterize this year’s team?

A: We’ll be experienced in most areas.

Q: What will be the keys to your success?

A: Staying healthy is going to be important.

Q: Who will be your key leaders on the team?

A: The leadership of Robert Riddle (Sr., QB) and the rest of the senior class will be very important.

Q: What are your biggest reasons for optimism?

A: I think the boys have the drive to do really well.Screen Shot 2016-08-24 at 2.13.36 PM

Q: What will keep you up at night?

A: Our difficult schedule – it will be challenging, and it remains our biggest obstacle.

Q: What can you build on from last year?

A: I think our experience will help prepare the guys physically and mentally for the tough schedule. Most of them have been through it at least once now.

Q: Any lessons learned from last year?

A: Our hope is we will improve on defense and in the kicking game.

Q: Will we see anything different this year?

A: We have a new defensive coordinator, Ricky Ross.

Q: How would you characterize your team’s speed?

A: We won’t be as fast as our 2014 team, but our quickness will be good overall.

Coach’s View

We have to get off to a better start than we did last year against two difficult opponents in Peachtree Ridge and Blackman. The heart of the season will be the four games in the middle – MBA at their place, Blessed Trinity out of Georgia, Baylor, and Ensworth. I think that stretch will determine where we are seeded in the postseason.

Photos courtesy of McCallie School


Shawn McColley


Maxim Yeoh


Rico Dozier


Jorden Starling


Tynelius Hall


Andrew Pressley


Giovanni Hightower-Reviere


Robert Riddle

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