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2019 Team Previews: Indiana Indians @indiansath @indiana_indians

Written by: on Thursday, July 25th, 2019

 

2018 Season Record
3-7

2019 Schedule: https://pafootballnews.com/indiana-little-indians/

DATE

OPPONENT

LOCATION

TIME/SCORE

08-17 Mount Pleasant  Mount Pleasant (SCR) 10:00 am
08-23 Armstrong  Armstrong (0-0) 7:00 pm
08-30 West Mifflin  West Mifflin (0-0) * 7:30 pm
09-06 Ringgold  Ringgold (0-0) * 7:00 pm
09-13 Thomas Jefferson  Thomas Jefferson (0-0) * 7:00 pm
09-20 Belle Vernon  Belle Vernon (0-0) * 7:00 pm
09-27 Trinity  Trinity (0-0) * 7:00 pm
10-04 McKeesport  McKeesport (0-0) 7:00 pm
10-11 Blackhawk  Blackhawk (0-0) 7:00 pm
10-18 Laurel Highlands  Laurel Highlands (0-0) * 7:00 pm
10-25 Greensburg-Salem  Greensburg-Salem (0-0) * 7:00 pm
Head Coach
Brandon Overdorff
Assistant Coaches
Bill Waryck, Scott Mossgrove, Mike Boiano, Mike Weaver, Lucas Chakot, Don Hanni, Ben Snyder
Key Starters Lost
Luke Thomas, QB, Axel Kovalchick, LB, Liam McDaniel, OL/DL, Ryan Dixson, WR/S
Offensive Starters Returning
Sr. Malik Turner SB 5-11, 190, All conference as a Receiver
Sr. Todd Trainor, OL 5’8 205
Jr. Tanner Smith OL 5’8, 260
Defensive Starters Returning
Sr. Malik Turner OLB 5-11, 190
Sr. Justin Raible ILB 5-9, 180
Special Team Starters Returning
Sr. Luke Ciocca, K 5’10, 140
Key Newcomers
Sr. Caleb White 5’8, 150 RB/CB
Sr. Brayden Hodak 5’10 175 RB/ILB
Sr. Ty Olliver 6’2 215 OL/DL/LS
Jr. Matt Nelson 6’1, 275 OL/DL
Jr. Gavin Prebish 5’8, 225 OL/DL
Jr. AJ Nickas 5’8, 170 QB/DB
So. Zach Herrington 5’8, 155 RB/OLB
So. Fox Van Leer 5’8, 155 RB/S
What does your offense need to improve on from last year?
We will be very inexperienced on offense, having graduated 8 starters, including the program’s all-time leading passer in Luke Thomas. How well the offensive unit can gel and execute and how quickly someone takes command of the QB position with confidence will be key. We are developing more depth along the offensive line which is also a positive moving into the season.
What does your defense need to improve on from last year
Defensively, we will again be very inexperience, having graduated 11 guys who started more than 2 games, including the Big 8 Conference Defensive Player of the Year in Axel Kovalchick. How disciplined and physical we can be with young bodies will determine our success.
What are your overall thoughts on this years team?
We will be very young and inexperienced coming into the season, having graduated 17 Seniors a year ago. We will be led on both sides of the ball by Senior Malik Turner, who was an All Conference Selection last season. It should be exciting to watch the young guys develop as the season progresses. Having a full off-season under a new coaching staff and a second season in the new schemes, should be a positive.

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