Q. How would you characterize this year’s team?
A. Hardworking and relentless attitude.
Q. What will be the keys to your success?
A. Playing together as a team and giving relentless effort.
Q. Who will be your key leaders on the team?
A. Rod Hutcherson (TE/LB), Terrance Russell (RB/DB), Campbell Garner (RB/LB), Beck Dudley (RB/DL), Mason Hilke (OL/DL), Nate Menzel (OL/DL), Andrew Eichner (RB/DB), and Braden Casner (RB/DB).
Q. What are your biggest reasons for optimism?
A. Depth at key positions and a great team attitude.
Q. What will keep you up at night?
A. Youth and inexperience at some positions.
Q. What can you build on from last year?
A. Attitude of refusing to lose.
Q. Any lessons learned from last year?
A. We need to be relentless for four full quarters.
Q. Will we see anything different this year?
A. Offense and defense will be multiple.
Q. How would you characterize your team’s speed?
A. Team speed is good, but there’s room for improvement.
We play in a competitive district and have a tough non-district schedule with a lot of talented, well-coached teams. We have to play up to the standard we have set as a program and be disciplined for four full quarters.
Photos by Shannon Teal