2018 Team Previews: Bradford High Owls @Bradford_Owls
Written by: Billy Splain on Thursday, August 9th, 2018
Assistant Coaches: Steve Ackerman
Team Name: Bradford High Owls
2017 Record: 7-3
Key Starters Lost: John Eakin
Offensive Starters Returning: Donny Pattison Sr. RB 6’2 215
Jaron Ambrose Sr.RB 5’10 166
Derek Sunafrank Jr FB 5’10 165
Nate Blauser Sr. SE 5’11 180
Caleb Nuzzo Jr SE 5’10 165
Kevin Ackerman SR C 6’3 225
Mitch Hayden Sr. T 5’11 235
Brody Hahn Sr. G 5’11 210
Defensive Starters Returning: Donny Pattison LB
Patrick Caskey Sr. LB 5’10 170
Mitch Hayden DT
Tyler Buck Sr. DT 5’11 250
Vinny Burgess Sr. DE 6’0 220
Jaron Ambrose S
Nate Blauser CB
Caleb Nuzzo S
Special Team Starters Returning: Caleb Nuzzo K/P
Kevin Ackerman LS
Key Newcomers: A lot of players form JV are working to fill open spots. Possibly
some freshman may earn significant varsity playing time.
Key Stats: 2776 Rushing yards. 35 rushing TDs.
28 turnovers caused.
2018 Offensive Outlook: We have a lot of offense to replace losing John Eakin and 2 key lineman in Isaac Gralak and Andy Pantuso. We will have to be balanced with how we distribute the ball. We also have to develop a down field threat through the air. We want all drives to end in a kick. So we must limit turnovers and negative plays.
2018 Defensive Outlook: We will rely on our speed and strength. Need to continue to emphasize creating turnovers and winning 3rd downs.
2018 Special Teams Outlook: Keep developing consistent kicks. Improve our range with FG team.
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