Monroe 7-6 & 3-4) will need to replace QB Matthew Bennett (2416 yds/26 TDs) in 2020. Bennett was named UCHSF New Comer of the Year in 2019 and is now headed to Louisville to continue his education and football career. Sophomore QB Khamoni Robinson saw limited time as Bennett’s back up in 2019, Robinson was 3-of-7 for 143 yards and 1 TD. Whoever is under center their main goal will be to get the ball in the hands of junior WR Shaleak Knotts hands. Knotts, a 4-star prospect with multiple D-1 offers had 59 receptions for 1006 yards and 14 TDs in 2019 while being named 1st Team All-UCHSF as a sophomore. The Red hawks return their top 2 rushers from 2019. Back are senior Ricardo Brown (472 yds/6 TDs). Senior Elijah Funderburk (361 yds/ 2TDs). Senior Omarion Rushing will anchor the Red hawk offense line after being named 2nd Team All-UCHSF in 2019.
The RedHawk defense loses its top 2 of 3 tacklers from 2019. Jack Crump, Honorable Mention All-UCHSF is back after recording 66 in 10 games as a junior. Junior Elliott Reed is just behind Crump returning from 53 tops as a sophomore. Defensive lineman Mike Little is back after posting 52 stops and 5 sacks as a junior in 2019. Junior Shaleak Knotts is a rover and can play anywhere had 6 interceptions in 2019. The RedHawks open the season on August