Super 25 in 25: DeMatha Catholic (Md.) at No. 6 in preseason football

Super 25 in 25: DeMatha Catholic (Md.) at No. 6 in preseason football

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Super 25 in 25: DeMatha Catholic (Md.) at No. 6 in preseason football

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No. 6: DeMATHA CATHOLIC

Elijah Brooks has led the Stags to back-to-back WCAC titles. (Photo: DeMatha Football)

Elijah Brooks has led the Stags to back-to-back WCAC titles. (Photo: DeMatha Football)

Location: Hyattsville, Md.
2014 record: 9-3
Final 2014 Super 25: Unranked

The two-time defending Washington Catholic Athletic Conference champions have a roster loaded with Division I talent: OL Terrence Davis, an ALL-WCAC player who is 6-5 and 307 and being pursued by half of the ACC and SEC; DE Shane Simmons (68 tackles, 14 sacks), who has committed to Penn State; two four-star Maryland commits in WR Tino Ellis and DB-WR Darryl Turner; and junior RB Anthony McFarland (1,124 yards rushing and 312 yards receiving and 18 total TDs).

The Stags also gained an elite transfer in former Phoebus DB Robbie Robinson, who has committed to Arizona State.

DeMatha faces early tests against two Florida state champion. The opener is Aug. 29 in a nationally televised game against three-time 6A champion Miami Central followed by a visit to two-time 5A champion American Heritage (Plantation).

What we said about DeMatha this spring

SCHEDULE:
8/29: Miami Central
9/5: at American Heritage Plantation
9/18: La Salle
9/25: St Mary’s Ryken
10/3: at Saint John’s
10/10: at Bishop McNamara
10/16: at Gonzaga
10/24: at Archbishop Carroll
10/30: Bishop O’Connell
11/6: Good Counsel

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