News and Notes From Spartan Football 08/10/10 Mark Dantonio Edition
Hondo S. Carpenter
- â€œMost talented team we have hadâ€
- Biggest concerns:Â *Kicking game can be 85-110 points per season when successful.Â All three (Conroy, Muma, Sadler) kicked well.Â We have to put them under pressure.Â *Rebuilding OL on right side.
- LBs fine DB fine
- Expectations:Â You expect to win championships
- Got to win close games and finish
- You shoot for last game trying to win a championship
- STAR is a will LB, can be a DB in a nickel.
- Top battles
1)Â Â Â Â Â WR
2)Â Â Â Â Â RB
3)Â Â Â Â Â K
4)Â Â Â Â Â RT OL
5)Â Â Â Â Â Backup TE
6)Â Â Â Â Â DE 4 guys playing well
- Seniors:Â Good players and peopleâ€¦credit also to the past staff
- I expect to win every football game.Â That is my expectation.Â We have the talent to play with anyone on our schedule.
- Play consistently more than anything.
- Focus equals mastering the fundamentals
- 30+ guys that played and traveled extensively back
- You have to recruit this caliber of player that can compete in the weight room, film room, and on the field.
- Respect has to be earned back:Â Socially, athletically, academically
- 18 of 21 from the â€˜08 class graduated
- All but 2 in â€˜09 class graduated, Swenson in NFL but working on it with over a 3. GPA
- Jâ€™Michael Deane has to stay healthy through the two-a-days
- Chris D Rucker to CB for a position change as well as Drew Stevens to F (Fullback)