Archive | August, 2017

Strength in numbers for Navy at slotback position

Navy slotbacks coach Danny O’Rourke insists there are no specific starters at his position. Senior captain Darryl Bonner and precocious sophomore Malcolm Perry may be listed atop the depth chart going into Friday night’s season opener at Florida Atlantic, but O’Rourke said there are four other slotbacks he has complete faith in. “I tell them […]

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Can Citadel freshmen pass early test against Newberry?

Asked what keeps him up at night as The Citadel’s season opener approaches, Bulldogs coach Brent Thompson had a succinct answer. Freshmen. “We’ve got a lot of freshmen on the depth chart,” Thompson noted Tuesday during his first news conference of the season. Nine true freshmen, to be exact, including two starters on the offensive […]

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Confidence and ‘positivity’ fuel SU quarterback Lewis as first snap approaches

The torch is passed down through Salisbury University football each season and now a new name will go under center when the opening snap is taken vs. Albright College Friday night. With last year’s starter Ryan Jones graduating in the offseason and Lewis having starting time under his belt, he was a clear front-runner for […]

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Offense carries Cardinals to dominating win (NC)

On Beach Night at Surry Central, it was East Wilkes that had fun, fun, fun. No California dreamin’ required. The Cardinals rode the wave of their quarterback’s second career-best performance in as many weeks, a wave that crested with the offense’s second straight 400-yard output in a 52-14 nonconference win over the Golden Eagles Friday. […]

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Scouting the Midshipmen with the Capital Gazette’s Bill Wagner

In order to get a better look at Florida Atlantic’s opponent on Friday, the Sun Sentinel enlisted the help of Navy beat writer Bill Wagner of the Capital Gazette. We asked Bill to answer three questions about the Midshipmen ahead of Friday night’s game. 1. People got a brief look at quarterback Zach Abey last […]

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Past Georgia Tech foes say it’s hard to prepare for triple option

Mark Stoops threw his hands out by his side in a display of frustration and then strolled over to a member of the officiating crew and barked a few words as the game stopped for an injury timeout with Kentucky defensive lineman Courtney Miggins lying on the field in pain. Play resumed in last season’s […]

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Vols know discipline needed against Tech threat

Game week officially has arrived for Tennessee. It represents the final chapter rather than the start of the Vols’ defensive preparations for next Monday night’s season opener against Georgia Tech at the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Tennessee’s defense began studying and implementing a plan to face the Yellow Jackets months ago and used practices back in […]

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