Black Hills Wolves Football Team

Coach: Jack Zilla, 14th season

 

Last year’s record: 3-7

 

Assistant coaches: Eric Snelson, def. Coordinator, LB; Mike Gibbons DL, assistant head coach; Terrance Caldwell DB, RB; Shane Dover OL; Don Means, receivers; Kirk Stevens, frosh; Charlie Grate, frosh; Rich Boyd, equipment manager.

 

 

Number of returning starters: 5 on offense. 6 on defense.

 

Returning starters: Jacob Crawford, o-line, 6-2, 235, sr; Marquise Wall, LB/RB, 6-0, 220, jr; Kyle Dunn, o-line, d-line, 5-11, 200, jr; Kalvin Hargrave, WR/DB, 5-10, 175, sr; Shayne Robinson, WR/DB, 5-11, 190, jr; Cameron Stone, WR/DB, 5-10, 190, sr; Matt McDonald, RB/DB, 5-10, 185; sr.

 

Top newcomers: Josh Freeto, QB/DB, 6-0, 190, sr; Collin Bushell, TE-d-line, 6-2, 205, sr; Mitch Stone, DB/RB, 5-9, 170, soph; Nick Knittle, DE/WR, 5-8, 150, soph.

 

Coach’s summary comments about this season: We’re young and excited. We will play our typical hard nosed style. Kids have been working hard, playing hard. They fly around. Marquise Wall is an inside linebacker and a fullback. He’ll run a little one-back when we want to hammer. We’re not particularly big in the offensive line. You can’t turn the ball over. You have to get possessions and keep possessions. Turn it over on your own terms with the punting game. Those are things that will kill you if you’re on the wrong side of the turnover ratio. We’ve had pretty good ball security though.

 

 

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