2017 Team Preview – Coatesville Red Raiders (1)
Head Coach: Matt Ortega
Assistant Coaches: Jim Cantafio, EJ Moyer, Mick Bonner, Pete Susi, Larry Austin, Vinny Williams, Damien Henry, Steve Brazzle, Anthony Young
Team Name: Coatesville Red Raiders
2016 Record: 11-2
Key Starters lost: Jadan Hudson, Taun Evans, Alex Vondra, Owen Kline,
Offensive Starters Returning: (8) Sr. OL Ricky Rodriguez, Jr. OL Ricky Santiago, Sr. WR Avery Young, Sr. WR Mekhi Alexander, So. WR Dapree Bryant, So. QB Ricky Ortega, Jr. RB Aaron Young, Sr. TE Johnny Clifford
Defensive Starters Returning: (6) Jr. DL Jimmy Limper, Sr. DL Alex Raimondo, Jr. LB Nick Thompson, Sr. FS Zach Hillard, Sr. CB Mekhi Alexander, Sr. CB Avery Young
Special Team Starters Returning: (5) Jr. Nick Thompson and Jr. Aaron Young will split time punting. We have three kickers and they are Sr. Pat Ahmed, Pat Mihalik and Will Barsee.
Key Newcomers: CJ Brown, Shamaur Hall, Will Frankland, Tion Holmes, Eric Kirk, Martice Allen
Offense: We need to control the ball and not turn it over. We have a lot of speed and experience coming back.
Defense: We have to play sound defense.
Special Team: We need to dominate in the special team area. We have a lot of weapons there.
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