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2017 Team Previews: Sharon Tigers (10)

Written by: on Monday, August 21st, 2017


Head Coach: Jim Wildman

Assistant Coaches: Matt Schneider Assistant HC
Mike Schneider OC
Jason McElhaney DC
Bill Dungee Running Game
Dan Schneider
Justin Schweiss
Brad Powell
Mike Bochert
Jim Morocco
Wade Vogan
Lyle Bieber
Sam Schweiss
Joe Gaston
Augie Volpe
William Henwood

Team Name: Sharon Tigers

2016 Record: 8-4

2017 Schedule

Key Starters Lost: JP McComb QB
Dante Delibovi OL/DL
JaQuan Waller LB

Offensive Starters Returning: Sr-Ziyon Strickland WR
Jr-Jordan Wilson RB
Jr-Warren Nixon TE
Jr-Dorian Jefferson OL
Jr-Jordan Volpe OL
Sr-James McKinney WR
Jr-Josh Torr OL
Jr-Jayquan Odem WR
Sr-Josh Burns OL

Defensive Starters Returning: Sr-Zach Dignall LB
Sr-Zach Steines LB
Sr-Ziyon Strickland CB
Jr-Warren Nixon DE
Jr-Frank Shaffer Safety
Jr-Jordan Volpe DE
Sr-James McKinney CB
Sr-Tyshaun Root DT
Sr- CJ Malloy DT

Special Team Starters Returning: Sr-Aaron Nichols PK-P

Key Newcomers: Sr-Tristan Ballard WR/DB 6’5″ 215 lbs- transfer from Ursuline HS (Youngstown,OH) Division 1 recruit

Brady Ortiz RB/DB-Soph, Cameron Fischer LB/WR-Soph, CJ Parchman WR/LB-Soph

Lane Voytik QB-Soph (cousin Matt played QB at Hickory, cousin Chad played QB at Pitt, and his father played QB at Bucknell and Westminster) Sharon QB coach and OC Mike Schneider (who played QB at Duke) says Lane could be the best he’s ever coached at this stage.

Key Stats: -Three consecutive seasons with a 2000 yard passer in our system
-back-to-back years with a scoring average of 36-points per game
-26 interceptions last year
-Ziyon Strickland two time AP All-State
Rec 157 yards 2876 TDs 37(D10 record)
Needs 19 catches 326 yards for those District record

2017 Offensive Outlook: Voytik will be the key to our success

2017 Defensive Outlook: Continue to win the turnover battle and get off the field on 3rd down.

2017 Special Teams Outlook: Aaron has done a fantastic job and work great all summer long at camps and on his own.


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