If you've seen the Stuarts Draft offense under head coach Rod Bowers in the past, you've seen the Stuarts Draft offense under Rod Bowers this season.
"We don't change much, I'm not smart enough to do that," says Bowers.
Senior center Caleb Brooks says, "Yeah, I enjoy running the ball on every play. Passing the ball gets boring."
The Cougars highly effective ground-based attack is ready to pick up right where it left off last season.
Bowers says, "We have some tremendous skill guys coming back. Some guys that rushed for a lot of yards last year, caught a lot of passes last year. We have some really strong kids on offensive line that are coming back."
Stuarts Draft has close to 20 seniors returning this year.
Senior DE/RT Andrew Kinkead says, "We just want to win as much as we can. Go out on a bang. Make the generations behind us kid of look at this group and say, 'They kind of set the precedent for us, to step it up to their level."
Bowers says, "We have a very good mix this year of experience, and some green kids. I'm proud of our older guys, for really helping those younger guys come along."
The Cougars have made the state playoffs six years in a row, advancing to the quarterfinals last season.
"We're just going to take it one game at a time," says Bowers. "If we worry about what we've done in the past, we're going to miss opportunities in the future."
Draft will open the season September 6th at home against Fort Defiance.
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