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Two-A-Days: Mooreville, Mantachie

August 3, 2018

Posted: Aug 3, 2018 10:12 PM
Updated: Aug 3, 2018 10:12 PM

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mustangs only have about 30 players on their roster this year, and that includes five seniors. one of those seniors is offensive lineman logan young, who has started since his sophomore season and will likely also start on the defensive line. mantachie does have a big junior class. they'll host caledonia in a jamboree aug. 10 and host nettleton in the opener aug. 17. the mustangs will not be running the triple option this season. they'll throw more instead. seago says one of the reasons for the change is quarterback jacob frazier, who joins the football roster after playing basketball and baseball. the other reason involves the lack of depth on the offensive line. runninggame." "we're gonna try to catch it and get rid of it, to be honest with you, take care of those linemen as much as we can, and then, kind of work on the run game as we go. we do like the ones we have up there, there's just not many of them, and we're just trying to take care of their bodies, and hopefully, by the time we get to division, we'll a little bit more of a running game." jimmy young enters his second season as head football coach at mooreville high school. the troopers host saltillo in a jamboree on august 10th,one week from tonight, and host booneville in the opener august 17th, which is just two weeks away. mooreville has fifteen seniors on its roster, and young says he has a big junior class. senior jay sudduth, who has played several different positions, will start at quarterback, a position he always played before being injured as a freshman. mooreville is changing its offense. the troopers will run more and pass less. young says the biggest difference from last year is that he has older kids and they hit the weight room hard in the offseason. "most of my kids that were starting for me in 4a football didn't even have a driver's license. we were taking them all home after practices, stuff like that, so we're excited to see drivers' licenses in the wallets, and we're excited to see growth spurts and things of that nature, and they've seen what 4a was, and how hard it is, and they just rose to the challenge in the weight room this offseason, took it personal, so i'm very proud of that." college football practice is kicking off across the nation. mississippi state's first fall workouts just got underway.
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