THOMASVILLE, GA (WALB) - We’re now a week into May, which can only mean one thing, we’re one step closer to those Friday Night Lights.
High school spring football practice is officially underway.
The Thomasville Bulldogs said, for now, they’re going back to the basics.
Head Coach, Zach Grage said they have a lot of questions when it comes to their defense.
After losing several key players, they’ll spend the spring and summer finding replacements.
With new guys coming in, everyone has to be up to speed before they get into schemes.
“We’re not going to overwhelm them with a lot of scheme, we’re not going to overwhelm them with a lot of words, we’re just going to say, Look, let’s get this down, once we get here we can go to the next step," said Grage. "I think it’s helped a lot of us play faster, I think it’s helped them get into the practice scheme. I expect a lot, and I probably expect too much as far as, “Look on day one we should be able to go fast, you should know what we’re doing,” and I got to step back and say, “Okay, some of these are 14-year-old kids who have never done this before at this level.”
He said he’s ready for some friendly competition, each man fighting for their spot on the team.
As they transition into the regular season he hopes a new leadership will form.