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2017 Team Previews: Yough Cougars (7)

Written by: on Monday, August 14th, 2017


Head Coach: Scott Wood

Assistant Coaches:
Josh OBrien,
Sean Benjamin,
Arthur Blasco,
Dan Peters,
Rich Marroncelli,
Cameron Updyke,
Shane Swope

Team Name: Yough Cougars

2016 Record: 4-5

2017 Schedule

Key Starters Lost:
QB Ryan Everly, FB Jake Lauteri, TE Tim Mozgawa, OL JJ Harris and Tannor Vanyo

Defensive: LB Dustin Randolph, LB Sam Lindner, LB JJ Harris FS Ryan Everly, Corner Jake Lauteri

Offensive Starters Returning:
RB Dustin Shoaf 6′ 190,
WR Brian Donahue 6’1 205,
WR Chanze Spoonhoward 6′ 185,
OL Scotty Houseman 6’4 305,
Nate Magill 6’3 285,
Bill DeVirgilio 6’4 315,
Levi Graft 6’2 225,
George Tusing 5’11 210

Defensive Starters Returning:
DE Levi Graft 6’2 225,
DT Scott Houseman 6’4 305,
DT Nate Magill 6’3 285,
LB George Tusing 5’11 210,
OLB/S Dustin Shoaf 6′ 190,
OLB/S Brian Donahue 6’1 205,
Corner Chanze Spoonhoward 6′ 185

Special Team Starters Returning: PR/KR Dustin Shoaf 6′ 190, PR/KR Brian Donahue 6’1 205

Key Newcomers: WR/RB/DB FR Gamal Marballie 6′ 185, WR/DB FR CJ Waldier 6’1 180, QB/DB Jr Jake Sever 5’11 170

Key Stats: Dustin Shoaf 194 rushes-1077 yds-14tds
Brian Donahue 24 receptions-417

2017 Offensive Outlook: We plan to build on last season being a ball control offense. We will have a veteran offensive line returning four players that started 4 games or more. We will have a new quarterback this year so we have to be patient with him and his development.

2017 Defensive Outlook: We need to continue to be an attacking style defense and cause other teams head aches with our schemes. The players understand the expectation for our defense to set the tone in games.

2017 Special Teams Outlook: We need to be more consistent in our kicking game.

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