Longtime head coach Doc Gamble returned to the sidelines for the Withrow Tigers in 2009 after a one-year hiatus.
The team cruised to yet another CMAC title and finished the season 8-2, including a seven-game winning streak to end the year. With plenty of experience back this year promises to be a good one for the Tigers.
TriStateFootball.com gets you ready for kickoff to Withrow's 2010 campaign with some quick team notes:
Division I, Region 4
Head Coach: Doc Gamble (48-24)
2009 Record: 8-2, 6-0 CMAC
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OVERVIEW: Withrow ended the season on a seven game winning streak. The offense racked up an eye-popping 3,884 yards per contest in '09.
Lineman Brandon Mitchell is the centerpiece of the Withrow offense. Karl Hicks joins him up front. DaShawn Farley ran for over 1,100 yards as a junior. Blake Moore will get first shot at taking over the quarterback position.
The Tigers put tons of pressure on opponents in '09 with 32.5 sacks, and 28 takeaways in '09. Mitchell is a monster up front. Aaron Pugh had seven sacks and three forced fumbles as junior. Anthony White and Tyrone Nelson combined for five interceptions out of the secondary.
Mouhamed Wade was solid kicking the football, connecting on 21-of-26 point-after conversions and two of his four field goal attempts.
08/27/2010 7:30PM Sycamore
09/03/2010 7:30PM Winton Woods
09/10/2010 7:30PM at Highlands
09/17/2010 7:30PM at Taft
09/24/2010 7:30PM Hughes Center
10/01/2010 7:30PM at Woodward
10/08/2010 7:30PM Shroder Paideia Academy
10/15/2010 6:30PM Western Hills
10/22/2010 7:30PM at Holmes FOX19 Friday Prep Rally
10/30/2010 7:30PM at Aiken
Brandon Mitchell: Named to the 2010 Preseason Second-Team All-TriStateFootball.com as a defensive linemen.
DaShawn Farley: Posted solid numbers in 2009 as he finished with 1,142 yards and eight touchdowns on the ground. He also caught 23 balls for 157 yards and one additional score.
Written by: Greg Shoemaker, TriStateFootball.com