GRACE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY
Coach: Rusty Smith, first season
Last season: This will be GCA’s first year in 11-man football and as a member of the TSSAA
Players to watch:
Dylan Woods, Sr. RB/DL/K – Woods in a converted soccer player who will be the Lions primary running back and kicker as well as the anchor of their defensive line and was called “the heart of the team” by Smith. Calvin Berger, Sr. WR/DB – Projected as the Lions’ top receiver. Austin Amor, So. QB/DB – Called a “no-doubt leader” by Smith. Dewayne Robison, Sr. DE – Robison is a converted basketball player who will be making his football debut this year.
Quote: “This is a huge jump for our program and every single one of the guys is excited about that. With this being our first year in 11-man football what I’m looking for is a complete and total buy-in from our kids.” – coach Rusty Smith.
Schedule (*- region game): Aug. 28 at McEwen 7 p.m.; *Sept. 4 at Cornersville 7 p.m.; *Sept. 11 Summertown 7 p.m.; *Sept. 18 Moore County 7 p.m.; *Sept. 25 at Richland 7 p.m.; *Oct. 2 at Columbia Academy 7 p.m.; *Oct. 9 Mt. Pleasant 7 p.m.; *Oct. 23 Huntland 7 p.m.; *Oct. 30 at Fayetteville 7 p.m.