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Mike Clark's preseason preview (the Twitter version)

08/12/2014, 10:29pm CDT
By Mike Clark | | @mikeclarkpreps

140 characters per team to get you ready for the 2014 football season.

QB Alan Taylor (914 rush yds, 11 TDs), RB Griffin Hill (76 att, 638 yds, 7 TDs) back to lead #Antioch #IHSAfb14

#Argo graduated 22 srs from 8-3 team. Top vets: QB Corde O'Neal (WR in '13), WR Diamonte Mallory #IHSAfb14

QB Matt Rahn, back after missing 2013 (ACL), RB/SS Roman Padilla among 11 ret. starters for #AuroraCentralCatholic #IHSAfb14

RB/DE Noah Frazier is 3-yr, 2-way starter for defending 6A champ #Batavia. Lines will be a strength for Bulldogs #IHSAfb14

3-yr starting LB Kyle Ramos, QB Chrisean Noble, RB/DB Jacob Forgue among vets for def. SSC Blue champ #Bremen #IHSAfb14

QB Alex Alarcon (2175 total yds, 14 TDs), RB Marcus Jones (1475 total yds, 12 TDs, NIU commit) lead experienced #BrotherRice #IHSAfb14

#CaryGrove ret. 16 regulars from 7-4 team inc. 4-yr starter Michael Gomez, 3-yr starters Trevor Ruhland, Matt Sutherland #IHSAfb14

Experienced #ChicagoChristian looks to QB Christian Bolhuis (846 yds), RB Colby Roundtree (620 yds) #IHSAfb14

RB Ryan Williams (1045 yds, 16 TDs), WR Jack Ortner (79 rec, 1360 yds, 11 TDs) are go-to guys for #CrystalLakeCentral #IHSAfb14

#DeKalb has one of state's top RBs in @Dre_BrownXXXIII (Illini commit), aims to improve on defense #IHSAfb14

#DownersGroveSouth has 12 starters back, won 2 lineman events (DGS, W Aurora). 6-5, 310 LT Eric Swenson (Michigan) leads way #IHSAfb14

#ElkGrove returns 8 starters, inc. WR/DBs Nico Quirindongo, Alex Manahilov plus S Brandon Post & LB/RB/WR Matt Wary #IHSAfb14

#Evanston is inexperienced, with just 4 ret. starters: OLs Roger Bowen & Bryan Brannon, WRs Rei Gaines & Brandon Hilliard #IHSAfb14

QB Sean Ryan (1439 yds, 19 TDs), WR Kerron Brown (14 rec, 139 yds), DB Mike Rizzo (69 tackles, 3 INT) back for #EvergreenPark #IHSAfb14

2-way starters Matt Lucas (FB/LB), Adam Benayad (OL/DL) are among the returnees for #Fenton #IHSAfb14

#GlenbardNorth must replace Mr. Everything @J_ManPrime21 but has 10 starters back inc. QB Brett Gasiorowski (778 yds, 7 TDs) #IHSAfb14

#GlenbardSouth has 12 starters back, inc. RB Jake Straza, RB/DB Jimmy Ebbole, LB Andre Steiger (73 T), DB/RB Jack Curtis (7 INT) #IHSAfb14

Hersey, coming off 1st conf. title in 37 yrs, looks to QB/LB Joe Caputo, WR/DB Cole Monckton, TE/LB Anthony Ryan among others #IHSAfb14

#HighlandPark has solid rec. group: Luke Norda, Hallvard Lundevall, Jack McGuire among 10 returning starters #IHSAfb14

Twin RBs DeVonte, Deante Harley-Hampton, TE James Sheehan among those to watch for #HomewoodFlossmoor #IHSAfb14

RB Josh Walker (1200 yds), WR Cam McClain (650 rec. yds) return to lead #Jacobs #IHSAfb14

RBs Tommie Sherman, Josh Morris back for #JolietCentral, which hopes to break 36-game losing streak since program split in '10 #IHSAfb14

DT/OL Wesley Annan (53 tackles), WR/DB Dejon Brissett (38 rec, 603 yds, 7 TD) among 11 ret. starters for #LakeForestAcademy #IHSAfb14

Tradition-rich #LakeZurich, 2nd in 7A in '13, younger than usual but does return RBs Ben Klett, Zane Lodico #IHSAfb14

6-3 270 OL/DL Ryan Mullen (Miami, Ohio commit) among 16 starters back for #Lakes, eying 6th straight playoff bid #IHSAfb14

#LincolnWayNorth has 14 ret. starters inc. QB Ryan Arthur, OLs Nick Becker (6-1 300), Pat Gallagher (6-2 315), Jon Todd (6-6 340) #IHSAfb14

#LutherNorth returns workhorse RB Felix Loja (296 att, 2,570 yds, 27 TDs) plus 4-yr starting OG Raevon Heard #IHSAfb14

#MaineSouth returns 3 2-way starters: LB/WR Vinny Labus, RB/S Justin Fahey, WR/CB Tommy Bazarek, plus QB Brian Collis #IHSAfb14

LT Brett Boddy (6-3, 290) looking to lead #MeteaValley to 1st winning season, playoff berth #IHSAfb14

#Morris has improved lines, vet RB Jake Walker (1070 yds, 12 TDs), vet QB Griffin Sobol (788 total yds) #IHSAfb14

#NapervilleNorth has solid front 7 on def, experienced OL and capable RB in Leon Hardy #IHSAfb14

RB Ivory Kelly (595 yds, 7 TDs), QB Carson Bartels (330 yds, 3 TDs) among big veteran group back from 8-3 #Nazareth team in '13 #IHSAfb14

#NorthLawndale has QB Wendell Anderson (2045 yds, 19 TDs), RBs Johnathan Stokes (1745 yards, 14 TDs), LaTrance Triplet (748 yds) #IHSAfb14

Joe Cosenza was #OakLawn def MVP as DE in '13, now is starting QB/LB. Also watch WR/DB Joe Robinson #IHSAfb14

3-yr starter Mike Kalanik (RB/LB), 6-6 240 OT/DT Joe Droegmueller lead #Payton, which moves up to Illini this season #IHSAfb14

17 starters back from #Phillips 4A quarterfinalist, inc. QB Dewayne Collins (4107 total yds, 49 TDs), WR Quayvon Skanes (17 TDs) #IHSAfb14

#PlainfieldEast has 14 starters back inc. 6-5 230 QB Cole Kotopka (1596 pass yds, 16 total TDs), RB Jake Mayon (1001 yds, 10 TDs) #IHSAfb14

#Plano grad. 27 srs, inc. 3 D1 recruits. RB/SS Tony Elias, OL/DL Junior Nunez, TE Daniel Schane return #IHSAfb14

#Providence has awesome 1-2 rec. combo in @MBoykin814 (ND), @NateVejvoda (Iowa) plus ret. QB @Hunni_Ju12 #IHSAfb14

'13 6A runner-up #Richards loaded again off. w/ QB Hasan Muhammad Rogers, WRs Spencer Tears & Ryan Willett, RB Romeo Johnson #IHSAfb14

#Romeoville's potent off. led by QB Kelvin Jones (1500 yds, 18 TDs), RB Gil Whitaker (817 yds), WR Chuck Hunter (923 yds, 11 TDs) #IHSAfb14

OL Brennan Bosch (Butler commit), RB/S Ramon Lopez (439 yds, 6 TDs), WR Morgan Flanigan (403 yds, 3 TDs) return for #StCharlesEast #IHSAfb14

New #CCL member St. Francis has plenty of experience with 11 starters back #IHSAfb14

#StEdward returns 14 starters inc. QB Joe Mullen and receivers Nick Duffy, Danny Favela, Petey Dewindt, Brandon Ostrander #IHSAfb14

Ex-Mt Carmel, Marist asst. John O'Connor is new coach at #StIgnatius, which now has on-campus stadium #IHSAfb14

Sr QB @ZachFuller12, sr OLB/RB Mike Olijnyk are 3-yr starters for #StPatrick, who have 7 starters back #IHSAfb14

D-line, skills (RB Justice Macneal-Young, WR/DB Jarman McMillon, WB/DB Shandall Thomas), team speed are strengths for #Schaumburg #IHSAfb14

#Stagg returns 9 full-time starters, inc. RB Tom Poskus, FB/LB Dennis Egan, 6-3 240 OG Brian Haack, LB Ryan Slager #IHSAfb14

With QB @williebourbon4 & WR Cameron Green (NU commit) among 10 ret starters, expect #Stevenson to be tough again #IHSAfb14

New #TFNorth coach Rich Watson will build around RB Anthony Watkins (900+ yds in 8 games) #IHSAfb14

#Warren returns 7 starters, including 6-3 230 WR Caleb Reams, 6-5 290 OL Joe Zumpano #IHSAfb14

#WaubonsieValley has experienced def., solid skill players inc. RB Tony Durns, WR Keaton Casey #IHSAfb14

#WheatonNorth is young, but returns WR JP Forcucci (58 rec, 719 yds, 5 TDs), LB Nick Singleton (77 tackles) #IHSAfb14

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