Key Returners, News of Note, Schedule Thoughts, Coaches Quotes and more…Will the first four games of Mansfield Senior’s season seal the Tygers fate? Junior QB Jalen Reese and senior WR Deonte Leadingham are thinking big…
2012 JJHuddle HS Football Previews
Mansfield Senior (3-7)
High School Name: Mansfield Senior High
High School City: Mansfield
Coach’s Name: Chioke Bradley
Years at School (Career record): 4 yrs at MS; 2 yrs as HC, (9-11)
Last Season’s Record (Conference/Finish): 3-7 (conf. 2-7) (8th)
Last Winning Season (If not last season): 2010 (6-4)
Division/Region (I-VI, 1-24): II-6
*JAKARR BISHOP/Sr./DB-WR-KR-PR/6’0-180/22 Pass Break ups, 2 INT’s,4 rushing TDs, 61 tkls, 40yd KR AVG/4.4 40 yrd dash
*MATT ROBINSON/Sr./DB-Wr/6’0-180/4 rushing TDs, 68 tkls, 15 Pass Breakups 1 INT/4.56 40 yrd dash
*DEONTE LEADINGHAM/Sr./WR-KR/6’0-170/32catches 620yds 8 TDs/ 4.50 40yrd dash
*RAHEEM WASHINGTON/12th/OL-DL/6’4 280lbs/12pancakes, 32 tkl5-11, 170-7 tkls for loss 2 sacks/4.9 40yrd dash
*JALEN REESE/Jr./QB/6’2 180/96-182-1281, 13 TD’s to 11int’s, 59 first downs in 7 games
*CHEKIAH WASHINGTON/Jr./DB-WR-RB-KR/6’0 190/27 rushes 134yds TD,6 catches 42yds,64 TKLS 2Ints.
Potential college prospects? Jakarr Bishop DB/Sr., Matt Robinson DB/Sr., Raheem Washington OL-DL/Sr., Deonte Leadingham WR/Sr, Chekiah Washington Db/Jr, Jalen Reese QB/Jr.
Noteworthy News: Reese broke the MS single game passing record last season in his third start vs West Holmes. He threw for 388 yds and 5 TDs (completed 19-of-38 passes) to break the 15-year old record held by current offensive coordinator Jeff Soliday.
Schedule: First four games will set the tone. Mansfield opens at Gallion and then hosts Tiffin Columbian and Marion Harding in non-league home games. Week 4 the Tygers open up OCC play at Clear Fork where they haven’t won in seven years. Weeks 9 and 10 are rival games vs Lexington and Madison.
Coaches Quotes: “I’m excited for the upcoming 2012 season. Our kids have been busting their butts in the weightroom. We return a lot of starters from last year’s team. We’ve got some experience under our belts.”