Marvin Ridge (6-6 & 5-2) will look to bounce back from last year’s season and that will start with senior QB Sully McDermott under center. McDermott, 2nd Team All-UCHSF QB as a junior connected on 67% of his passes as a junior while throwing for 2367 yards and 25 TDs to 12 interceptions. McDermott with his size (6’5 215lbs) is a threat at the goal line as well scoring 3 TDs on the ground for the Mavs in 2019. The Mavericks leading rusher Jep Despard returns after putting up 626 rushing yards and 7 TDs as a junior. Senior receiver Ian Hutter led the Mavs in receptions with 55 and receiving yards with 641 and scored 4 TDs while being name 1st Team All-UCHSF. Senior Eric Robitaille racked up 388 yards on 18 receptions and 5 TD.
The Maverick defense returns their top 2 tacklers in senior LB’s Tanner Blackwell (99 tackles) and Jeb Despard (97 tackles) 2nd Team All-UCHSF as a junior will anchor the Mavericks defense. Senior Jake Young recorded 3 sacks in 2019 and will be on the defensive line in 2020. Senior Jake Yeagley returns after posing 2 interceptions for Coach Aubrey Carter. The Mavericks have Caden Noonkester returns for 2020. Noonkester was named 2nd Team All-UCHSF after going 42-for-42 xtra pints and 5-of-8 on field goals for the Mavs in 2019. The Mavericks open the season on August 21st vs. Porter Ridge