NORTHWESTERN 3A-4A FOOTBALL PREVIEW: St. Stephens Indians

Published Monday, August 19th, 2019

By CHRIS HOBBS

HobbsDailyReport.com

2019 SCHEDULE
(all games at 7:30 p.m.)
Aug. 23—Bandys (E)
Aug. 30—at Bunker Hill
Sept. 13—at Maiden
Sept. 20—Fred T. Foard
Sept. 27—at FREEDOM
Oct. 4—McDOWELL
Oct. 11—at N. Iredell
Oct. 18—WATAUGA
Oct. 25—at ALEXANDER CENTRAL
Nov. 1—S. CALDWELL
Nov. 8—HICKORY

ST. STEPHENS INDIANS

Conference: Northwestern 3A-4A

Head coach: Wayne Hicks (23-45, 6 years; 23-45 at St. Stephens, 6 years)

Last season’s records: 4-7 overall; 3-4 Northwestern 3A-4A, tied for fourth place

BY THE NUMBERS

OVERALL

Returning starters: 9

Returning lettermen: 14

OFFENSE

Returning starters: 6

Leading returning rusher: Matthew Hancock, 5-10, 202, Sr. (56-323, 2 TDs)

Leading returning passer: Connor Williams, 6-4, 182, Jr. (86-175-13, 1,120 yards, 10 TDs)

Leading returning receiver: Zach Lee, 6-4, 178, Sr. (58-940, 9 TDs)

DEFENSE

 Returning starters: 3

 Players to watch: Gabe Thomas, ILB, 6-2, 182, Sr.; Garrett Bolling, S, 6-0, 150, Sr.; Zak McLauchlin, CB, 5-7, 151, Jr.; Hayden Kerley, LB, 6-3, 173, Sr.; DeSean Millsaps, LB-DL, 6-1, 225, Sr.

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