New Fitzgerald coach Jason Strickland has proven he can take a losing team and make it a winner at Lamar County.
Now he has faced with a different challenge with the Purple Hurricanes.
That challenge is to continue the winning tradition at Fitzgerald.
The Hurricanes have won 10 or more games for eight straight seasons.
Jason Strickland says the transition to a new coaching staff is going well.
He expects his first team to be strong on the defensive front with Deion Bivins, Ron Neal and Carl Salters along with linebacker Jaquille Johnson.
Big Brett Steverson anchors the offensive line with Ramaris Gauldin ready to quarterback a different version of the wing-T offense.
Jason Strickland said. "We will go into camp with about 80 formations in and basically what we are trying to do is figure out ways to outflank the defense. Be able to run the jet sweep and the rocket. If we are having a successful night doing that, then we are probably okay. If folks stop the jet and rocket, we are going to have trouble."
Fitzgerald opens on the road August 24th at Jefferson County.
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