Key Returners, News of Note, Schedule Thoughts, Coaches Quotes and more…
2012 JJHuddle HS Football Previews
Tiffin Calvert (9-3, Region 22 semifinalist)
High School Name: Calvert High School
High School City: Tiffin
Coach’s Name: Todd Fox
Years at School (Career record): 2 (13-9)
Last Season’s Record (Conference/Finish): 9-3 (3rd MAL)
Last Winning Season (If not last season): 2011
Last Year’s Division/Region (I-VI, 1-24): VI-22
*Dan Kwait, 12, LB/RB, 6’1, 215lbs, 108 tackles, 1005 yards rushing.
*Marcus Somers, 11, OL/DL 6’2, 250, 52 Tackles
*Austin Perry, 11, OL/DL, 6’2, 245
*Jared Thompson, 12, TE/DL, 6’1, 195, 46 tackles, 6 sacks
*Tyler Long, 10 LB/QB, 6’2, 195, 56 tackles
Potential College Prospects?: Dan Kwait, , Marcus Somers, Tyler Long
Noteworthy News: The Senecas made the playoffs for the first time since 2002 last year and won a game (42-20 over Edon) before falling to Delphos St. John’s (35-0). For an encore they’ll try to do it again. Kwait is a threat on both sides of the ball (108 tackles; 1,005 yards rushing). Defensively, Somers (52 tackles), Thompson (46 tackles, six sacks) and Long (56 tackles) will key a unit that will be the team’s strength early.
Schedule: Calvert opens the year against McComb and Norwalk St. Paul (which they’ve beaten two years in a row. The Midland Athletic League slate includes Hopewell-Loudon and Carey.
Coaches Quote: “We will have to overcome some inexperience on the offensive side of the ball early in the season, but feel with our returning lineman and Dan Kwait that we will be ok. Defensively, we return 7 starters off the successful 2011 squad. Potentially, we could start 10 guys who started somewhere on that side of the ball for multiple games in 2011. Last season, we achieved alot of great things, but feel we have some unfinished business within the league and in the post season. We are looking to build on 2011 and make 2012 even better.”