2016 Team Preview – Bethlehem Catholic (11)
Head Coach: Kyle Haas
Assistant Coaches: Gene Legath, Nick Artinger, Jeff Searfass, Matt Cohen, John Glass, Larry Moussa, Jack Daddona, Dan Muir
Team Name: Bethlehem Catholic Golden Hawks
2015 Record: 9-2
Key Starters lost: Antwon Keenan, Joe Smith, E.J. Fineran, Julian Spigner, Andre Blackett, Will Schroeder, Anthony Davis, Nate Stewert.
Offensive Starters Return: (8)
Sr. OG P.J. Weierbach, 6-0, 235, Sr. OG Isaiah Onuschak, 6-1, 225, Sr. RB Damian Diaz, 5-9, 180, Sr. Wr Nick Petros, 5-9, 165, Sr. WR Karim Powell, 6-1, 175, Sr. RB Randy Terry, 5-7, 160, Jr. OT Brandon Gill, 6-1, 280, Jr. FB Peter Iselo, 5-10, 220.
Defensive Starters Returning: (8)
Sr. DE P.J. Weierbach, 6-0, 235, Sr. LB Isaiah Onuschak, 6-1, 225, Sr. DB Damian Diaz, 5-9, 180, Sr. DB Nick Petros, 5-9, 165, Sr. SS Karim Powell, 6-1, 175, Sr. LB Rafael Lozada 5-11, 220, Sr. LB Brandon Kelly 6-1, 230, Jr. DE Brandon Gill, 6-1, 280.
Special Team Starters Returning: (2)
Sr. Punter Nick Petros 5-9, 165, Jr. Long Snapper Peter Iselo 5-10, 220.
Key newcomers: (15)
Sr. C/NG Darian Rosado 6-2, 325, Sr. WR/DB Trevon Burton 5-11, 165, Sr. QB Liam Nixon 5-10, 170, Jr. FB/LB Matt Bisko 5-10, 215, Jr. WR/DB Dayday Rhodes 5-10, 175, Jr. QB Javon Clements 6-0, 195, Jr. QB Jacob Gonnerman 5-8, 165, Jr. WR/DB Shamus Williams 5-10, 165, Jr. OT/DE Jacob Kanyuk 6-0, 220, Jr. WR/SS Brandon Bartholomew 6’3, 195, Jr. WR/SS Owen Daddona 6-1, 165, Jr. WR/DB Chris Drayton 5-7, 155, So. OT/NG Elias Marte 6-3, 315, So. C/DE Dalton Daddona 6-3, 215, So. OG/NG Joe Bruzgo 5-11, 260.
2016 Offensive outlook: (Please let us know the keys about your team on offense. What are your keys to having a successful year?)
We have 8 starters back on an offense. The key will be finding a QB who will emerge. We have three players battling for the starting job. The offensive line is experienced with three returning starters. We have good depth and speed at the skill positions. Our depth will enable us to rotate players so we can play at a fast tempo. The three keys to a successful season are taking care of the football, limiting mistakes, and staying healthy.
2016 Defensive Outlook: (Please let us know the keys about your team on defense. What are your keys to having a successful year?)
We have 8 returning starters on Defense. Many of these players are looking to play on the defensive side of the ball in college. We feel good about where we are at in terms of getting aligned, making checks, and playing technique. They are a physical group that has great leadership qualities. The three keys to a successful season are creating turnovers, limiting mistakes, and staying healthy.
2016 Special Teams Outlook: (Please let us know the keys about your team on special teams. What are your keys to having a successful year?)
We feel very good about our special teams phase of the game. Our speed may be a concern for some opponents. We have a talented Junior and Sophomore class, which gives more players opportunities to contribute. So. K Anthony DaSilva 5-9, 145 and Sr. K Antonio Tavares 6-2, 180, will be battling for kicking duties.
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