Author Archives | Scott Jazdzewski

Citadel’s Tyler Davis suddenly the old man of offensive line

For two years, Tyler Davis was the promising young man of The Citadel’s offensive line. He played in 10 games as a freshman in 2015, making the Southern Conference’s all-freshman team. Last season, he started all 12 games, rotating between guard and center, as The Citadel won a second straight SoCon championship. Now, as Davis […]

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Offensive line will lead Cary-Grove (IL)

Cary-Grove gets no time to ease into the football season. The Trojans’ opening-night opponent is anything but a cupcake, though defending Class 6A state champion Prairie Ridge and Iowa-bound option quarterback Samson Evans do play a sweet brand of football. It’s a rematch of the 2016 season opener, which the Wolves won 26-14. The game […]

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Tennessee Vols have a line on Georgia Tech triple option, but it’s costly

KNOXVILLE — If you’re going to play Georgia Tech, play the Yellow Jackets first. But don’t play Georgia Tech. That would be one of my rules as a college athletics director, though as a college football fan I would watch Paul Johnson’s Yellow Jackets every week if I could. The “flexbone” triple-option offense is a fascinating […]

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Mishawaka Cavemen claim opening-night thriller over Portage (IN)

MISHAWAKA — Hopefully, no one with a heart condition sat in Steele Stadium Friday night. In one of the most unbelievable games you may ever see, Mishawaka outlasted Portage, 47-45, in an opening-night thriller that more resembled a track meet than a football game. It came down to a 57-yard run by Cavemen fullback Chris […]

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Warner, first-year coach face challenge with youth, inexperience (OK)

The Warner Eagles will enter the 2017 football season with a new head coach and a lot of youth. John Hart will take the reins as the skipper for the Eagles after serving as an assistant coach last year. Hart is not new to taking over a program, as this is the second time in […]

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Fumbles aside, Devils mount charge to win opener (NC)

Mooresville dropped the “F” word multiple times during the early phase of its season-opening football conversation Friday night. The word, of course, was “fumble.” And once the Blue Devils cleaned up their speaking, they spoke in a much more socially-accepted manner. Overcoming the loss of three fumbles all taking place within their first four possessions, […]

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Haven moves on from past, focus on present (KS)

As the saying goes, there’s no place to go but up, especially in Haven. But for the Wildcat football program that has been on the down end of an 11-35 record in the last five seasons, head coach Mike Hill has his team focused on the present. Hill listed five pillars on the practice field […]

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