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2020 PFN Team Preview: The Spring-Ford Rams @SFRamsFB

Written by: on Monday, June 29th, 2020


Spring-Ford Rams2020 

Head Coach Chad Brubaker

Assistant Coaches
Steve Schein – LB
Steve Moyer – CB
Jim Mich, Jr. – S / Defensive Coordinator
Chuck Nesley – DT Steven Entenmann – DE
Chad Strickler – OL / Run-Game Coordinator
Jim Algeo – WR Gary Rhodenbaugh – RB / H-Back / TE

2019 Season Record 8-3

2020 Schedule





08-22 West Chester Rustin  West Chester Rustin (SCR) McNelly Stadium 10:00 am
08-28 Unionville  Unionville (0-0) McNelly Stadium 7:00 pm
09-04 Chambersburg  Chambersburg (0-0) 7:00 pm
09-11 Cumberland Valley  Cumberland Valley (0-0) 7:00 pm
09-18 Manheim Township  Manheim Township (0-0) McNelly Stadium 7:00 pm
09-25 Perkiomen Valley  Perkiomen Valley (0-0) * McNelly Stadium 7:00 pm
10-02 Boyertown  Boyertown (0-0) * Memorial Stadium 7:00 pm
10-10 Norristown  Norristown (0-0) * McNelly Stadium 2:00 pm
10-16 Methacton  Methacton (0-0) * McNelly Stadium 7:00 pm
10-23 Owen J Roberts  Owen J Roberts (0-0) * Henry J. Bernat Stadium 7:00 pm

BOLD – denotes home game
* – denotes league game
(SCR) – denotes scrimmage

Key Starters Lost *
BJ Beard,
Armante Haynes,
Ryan Engro,
Dante Bonanni,
Blaize Scarcelle,
James Albert,
Sean Brogan,
Grant Sillyman,
Blake Terrizzi,
Ryan Kolander

Offensive Starters
Sr. ATH Nick Teets, 5-8, 170
Sr. OL Kyle Kennedy, 6-3, 265
Sr. TE Josh Hellauer, 5’11, 200
Sr. OL Ryan Beppel, 6’1, 225
Jr. OL Ian Harvie, 6’1, 225

Defensive Starters Returning
Sr. S Nick Teets, 5-8, 170
Sr. CB Nate Capers, 6-2, 185
Sr. S Andrew Yoon, 5-9, 175
Sr. OLB Mason Brill, 5’11, 175
Sr. DT DJ Francis, 5’8, 190
Jr. DT Donnie Nicoline, 6’0, 220

Special Team Starters Returning
Sr. PR Joe Brogan, 6’0, 190

Key Newcomers
Sr. LB Zach Marinello, 6-0, 180
Sr. OL Connor McMahon, 6-1, 270
Sr. DB Naphtali Stine, 6-0, 165
Sr. WR Nick Cagliola, 5-9, 165
Sr. OL Tyler Benedict, 6-3, 300
Sr. ATH Cameron Goldsmith, 5-9, 160
Jr. QB Ryan Freed, 5-10, 165 Jr.
QB Kyle Keckler, 6-0, 165 Jr.
RB Harry Adieyefeh, Jr., 5-11, 185
Jr. ATH Brandyn Smith, 6-0, 200
Jr. H-Back/Defensive Front, Gavin Shafer, 6-0, 190
Jr. ATH Payton West, 5-11, 165
Jr. OL John Kaputa, 6-0, 265
Jr. DB Cole Turner, 6-0, 160
Jr. WR Kolten Kquira, 6-0, 170
Jr. LB Ryan Horvath, 5-10, 180

What does your offense need to improve on from last year?
Like most years, we are going to have to reinvent ourselves with the loss of our starting QB and top 4 WRs from last year. Fortunately, we have three returning starting OL and our starting TE back to start from. We really like our WRs but they will be mostly young and untested. We will be solid at RB with Andrew Yoon and Harry Adieyefeh, Jr., who both saw time in big games last year. The biggest question going into camp will be at QB where juniors, Ryan Freed and Kyle Keckler, and sophomore, Jake Reigh will compete for the position. Regardless of who wins the job, we will look a lot different on offense than we have in the past 4 years…who knows, we may even huddle…

What does your defense need to improve on from last year
We were very young on defense last year and made a lot of mental mistakes early in the season, which we feel cost us at least 1 game. Then we got hit with injuries. In our biggest league game we were down 5 starters. This combination really caught up with us in our playoff game. The good news is that we have our entire secondary healthy and returning. S Andrew Yoon got hurt early and Nick Teets replaced him, so they are both back. Mason Brill, who also started at S may move up to OLB. CB Nate Capers was an All-League-caliber CB and Naphtali Stine played a lot of CB, but will also have a challenger in Cole Turner. Zach Marinello is the only LB returning with game experience, however, we liked Jr. Ryan Horvath a lot, before an injury ended his sophomore season. We should be strong in the interior of our defensive line, where Donnie Nicoline, who was All-Liberty, and DJ Francis, who had 7 QB sacks as a soph. return at DT.

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