Swigert headlines talented Louisville roster this season

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Bobby Swigert was a second team All-Ohio selection on defense last season but projects as a receiver in college

Louisville was the No. 2 seed in the Region 7 playoffs last year and
advanced to the regional finals where they fell to Columbus DeSales (which has
moved down to D-III this year). This season, senior WR Bobby Swigert takes the reins as thet eam leader with the departure of D-II Player of the Year Neal Seaman to graduation.



* Players To Watch –

WR Bobby Swigert (6-1, 180, Sr.), LB Hunter Potts (6-0, 205, Sr.), OL/DL Joe
Poyser (6-0, 215, Sr.), OT/DT Bob Gothot (5-9, 190, Sr.), TB/LB Jake Adkins
(5-11, 195, Sr.)

Outlook – The
Leopards were the No. 2 seed in the Region 7 playoffs last year and they
advanced to the regional finals where they fell to Columbus DeSales (which has
moved down to D-III this year).

Louisville
defeated Columbus Independence and Logan in the first two rounds of the
postseason.

This year, the Leopards must say goodbye to graduated
quarterback Neal Seaman who was Ohio’s
co-Offensive Player of the Year in Division II last year.

The good news is that they return Swigert who was a
second-team All-Ohio selection last year (first-team all-district, first-team
all-league). He is ranked as the No. 45 senior in the state by Ohio High and has
scholarship offers from Akron, Ball State, Bowling Green, Central Michigan, Cincinnati,
Colorado, Eastern Michigan, Indiana,
Kent State,
Miami U., Michigan,
Nebraska, Ohio,
Pittsburgh, Syracuse,
Toledo, Western Michigan and Wisconsin.

Potts was a second-team all-league selection last year at
linebacker and Poyser was named honorable mention all-league as a defensive
lineman.

The team captains for 2009 are Swigert, Potts, Gothot and
Adkins.

Head coach Paul Farrah is entering his 10th season at Louisville
and has a career mark of 84-24. He is a former player at Louisville and also played college football
at Baldwin-Wallace as a defensive back.

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