Northwest Whitfield High School 2021

Team Profile

Photos Courtesy of Lisa Treadwell Redmond

Q&A with Coach Josh Robinson

Northwest Whitfield football coach Josh RobinsonQ: How would you characterize this year’s team?

A: A mixture of experienced and inexperienced players.  

Q: What will be the keys to your success?

A: If the secondary grows up, and if we find efficient replacements for graduated seniors. 

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

A: Owen Brooker (QB/DB), Ray Morrison (WR/DB), Adrian Reyes (RB/LB), Austin Duncan (OL), Reyes de la Paz (DL), Jayden Santiago (RB/LB), and Dominique Smith (RB/DB).

Q: What are your biggest reasons for optimism?

A: We are returning several players on offense and have experienced players sprinkled on both sides of ball.

Q: What will keep you up at night?

A: Growth of the secondary.

Q: What can you build on from last year?

A: Winning the first round of playoffs and overcoming large odds of COVID-19 threats. 

Q: Any lessons learned from last year?

A: The backups should always prepare as much as the starters do. 

Q: Will we see anything different this year?

A. No.

Q: Will we see anything different this year?

A. We have good speed with a good wide receiver group.

Stats

Coach Name: Josh Robinson (11 yrs. as a head coach, 11th as head coach at Northwest Whitfield)

Division/Region: GA 7-AAAA

2020 Overall Record: 9-3

2020 District Finish: 2nd 

Mascot: Bruins

 

2021 Schedule

August

20 Coahulla Creek (H)

27 Gordon Central (H)

September

3 North Murray (H)

10 Chattooga (H)

October

1 Central (H)

8 Cedartown (A)

15 Heritage (H)

22 Southeast Whitfield (A)

29 Ridgeland (A)

November

5 Pickens (H)

 

Coach’s View

We have the opportunity to be competitive in every game if we play well. Finding replacements for some very good seniors will be a challenge, but if we find the right replacements, we could have another great year!  

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