The Howard School 2017


Coach John Starr

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

A. This year’s team is hardworking and focused.

Q. What will be the keys to your success?

A. Mental toughness and togetherness.

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

Howard.StatsA. We’ll need our entire offensive line to lead the team.

Q. What are your biggest reasons for optimism?

A. These players have a strong work ethic, and that will go a long way.

Q. What will keep you up at night?

A. Lack of depth.

Q. What can you build on from last year?

A. Focus.

Q. Will we see anything different this year?

A. We’ll bring a physical offensive running game. Defensively, we’ll focus on speed and fast play. On special teams, we plan to play wide open.

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

A. Our overall team speed is average, but we’re working hard to improve that.

Coach’s View
We have a great opportunity to be successful during the upcoming season. The athletes, parents, and community are all expecting a strong season, and their support will be vital. The team’s enthusiasm and work ethic also helps us get better each day.

Photos by Andy Mitchell


Chris Peace


Tawon Billups


Antwain Monfort


Tremontay Brooks


Torry McComb


Gregory Pitmon


Marquez Williams