2012 JJHuddle Previews: Watterson


Columbus Watterson Eagles

Key Returners, News of Note, Schedule Thoughts, Coaches Quotes and more…

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2012 JJHuddle HS Football Previews

Watterson (3-7)

High School Name: Bishop Watterson
High School City: Columbus
Coach’s Name: Dan Bjelac
Years at School (Career record): Entering 10th – 76-34 as Head Coach
Last Season’s Record (Conference/Finish): 3-7
Last Winning Season: 2010
Division/Region: III-10

Key Returners:

Returning Starters

*Andy Elberson- QB/FS- Sr. 6’2″-200- Passing- 5 -Games-Pre-Injury- 45-Comp- 91-Att.- 597-yds. 6 TDs, 255- yards Rushing,

*Andrew Lorenz- C/DT- Sr. 6″3″-275-
32-Tackles- 2 Sacks

*Mike Vlahakis- Sr.WR/S- 6’2″-190-8 catches-181yds.

*Matt Stafford- Sr. LB- 6′-207- 47 Tackles

*Cody Calhoun- CB- 5’10- 190-Jr. 21- Tackles- 4 Pass Breakups

Other Key contributors from last year returning saw key action.

*George Cleary- OLB/TE- Sr.- 6’2″- 225
*Ryan Urqhuart- CB- 5’10-174- Jr.
*John Bogue- NG/OL- 6’1-255- Jr.
*Pat Birch- OL/DL- 5’11”- 220- Sr.
*Walter Green- RB/DB- 5’7″- 160- Jr.-RB
*Deandre Golden- FB/LB-Jr. 5’9″-182

Potential college prospects:     

Andy Elberson- Sr.
Andrew Lorenz- Sr.

Schedule: The Eagles hit the road three of the first four weeks for road games at Anthony wayne, Hamilton and Winton Woods. There’s also a road trip to Ironton in Week 6. Home games inculde Walsh Jesuit, Cincinnati LaSalle, DeSales and Jonathan Alder. Watterson also rekindles its rivalry with Hartley.

Coach’s Quote: “We are very hungry after a dissappointing, not normal 3-7 record. We are focused on the process of getting better right now, so that we may rebound and hopefully return to the playoffs.”

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