We schedule tough teams — this preseason we have Summit Academy and Grantsville.” Offensive coordinator: Barkley Christensen 2018 offensive production: 20.7 ppg (9th in 3A) — 8 returning starters — Spread offense Key offensive returning starters — Shaw Nielson (QB) A two-year starter at receiver, Shaw Nielson is moving to quarterback and he has a tremendous understanding off the offense, and he should be a tremendous asset.
— Josh Whitehorse (OT) One of the key returning starters on an offensive line that returns every starter but one.
He’s a really quiet type of guy, he leads by example, and that’s OK.
He’s not up in your face screamer, but he’s helped a lot of kids all summer long by showing up and making plays.”“Just like the offensive line was our biggest weakness offensively, our defensive line was last year but I think this year it’s going to be our strongest point, and I think it’s because of those two coming back and their leadership.
Because of the busy summer, Christensen believes his players’ understanding of the playbook and what their assignments are is at a level comparable to where the team was during the middle of last season. We can call a play, line up and run it, and everybody knows what we’re doing for the most part.
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28 (Week 7) Bottom line: After enduring its first losing season since 2002, there’s really only one way for San Juan to go in 2018.
He second-guessed his decisions too often last year but knows the importance of being confident in his decisions and instilling that in his players.
“He’s definitely our best defensive player coming back.