Central Academy: The Cougars (1-10 & 0-5) will have a new coach in 2017, Jeff Edwards takes over for Shane Griffin who stepped down in May. The Cougars played 5 QBs in 2016 and Kevin Maxwell is the only retuning one for the 2017 season. Senior running back Sam Jackson returns after leading the Cougars in rushing with 416 yards and one score. Jackson is also the leading receiver returning after 22 catches for 219 yards.
Defensively return third 4th leading tackler in senior Jacob Morin (52 tackles) and senior Carson Long (41 tackles) helping anchor the Courgar defense. Morin led the Cougars in sacks with six last season. Senior Kevin Maxell picked four passes off last year and will be the leader in the defensive backfield. The Cougars will be at Parkwood to open the 2017 season on August 18th.