Pigskin Preview: Glenwood Titans


 

School: Glenwood

Mascot: Titans

Head Coach: David Hay

Years at School: 26th (4th as HC)

Overall Record: 23-9

Assistant Coaches: Trevor Lehnen – OC, Mike Janke – OL, Vondel Edgar – QB, Henry Banks – RB/DB, Bryan Pruitt – DL, Josh Atwood – LB, Jeff Kirkendoll – Soph OL/DL, Joe Wail – Frosh, Josh Meisner, Frosh, Brian Stapleton – Frosh

Last Year’s Conference Record: 8-1

Last Year’s Overall Record: 9-2

Postseason: Lost 2nd Round Crete

School State Championships: 1998

School Conference Championships: 1997-99, 2018

Biggest Rival Game Every Year: SHG

Number of Players out this season: 95

Number of returning letterman: 21

Number of returning starters:

Offense: 7

Defense: 6

Top Returnees from 2018

Offensive: 

Lehnen             QB      SR       5’11”   180

Hansbrough    RB       SR       5’8”     175

Vogler             WR      SR       6’4”     180

Burris              TE       SR       6’3”     210

FIND STATS HERE: https://stats.digitalscout.com/illinois/school/glenwood-titans/football/varsity/boys/9320170

Defensive:

Burris              LB       SR

Hutmacher      DE       SR       5’10”   220

Estes                DB      SR       6’2”     170

FIND STATS HERE: https://stats.digitalscout.com/illinois/school/glenwood-titans/football/varsity/boys/9320170

Who are the newcomers we should know about and why?

Narkel Leflore – RB/DB – Transfer from Lanphier

Ian Benner – WR/DB – Transfer from Maroa

Caleb Walker WR/DB – Transfer from Lake Forrest Academy

Jacob Crabtree – WR – Will play on O

Jake Burris – LB – Will play LB on D

Amir Upshaw – DB – Will play Strong Safety on D

What are the questions marks for this team heading into the 2019 season?

Replacing a lot of experience on D side and graduated 4 of 5 on the OL

What’s something unique about this team that’s worth noting? 

Head Coach David Hay says:

“We return a lot of experience at the skill positions, but this team will go as far as the offensive and defensive lines will take it, same as any team in football.  We have excellent Senior leadership and are excited about this season.”