Head coach: Bob Spaite, 11th year (72-40)
Assistants: Larry Baughman (asst. head coach, defensive coordinator, ILB and WR) Stephan Giannone (OLB and RB), Mike Betura (offensive and defensive lines), Tom Randolf (DB, WR), Kris Reash (offensive line, ILB), J.D. Patton (DB, WR), Allan Bergert (off./def. lines, special teams), Courtland Kellogg (RB, OLB).
2004 record: 6-4.
Offensive/defensive formations: Multiple formation, veer/4-4 pressure.
Key losses: OT Mike Geer, OT Joe Buday, C Joe Rupert, QB Drew Wagner (1,000 yards rushing; 10,000 yards passing), WR Lorin Dickenson, TE Zach Hertel.
Returning lettermen: 18.
Returning starters: Five.
Returning offensive backs: Beau Papania, 5-10, 195, Sr. (1,000-yard rusher); Mike Welce, QB/HB, 5-9-165, Jr.
Incoming offensive backs: Mackie McGarry, HB, 6,-180 Jr.; Anthony Melone, HB, 5-9, 155, Jr.; Joey Winters, FB, 5-11, 195, Jr.
Returning offensive ends: Cory Guy, WR, 6, 160, Jr.; Cody McMillian, WR, 5-10, 155, Sr.
Incoming offensive ends: Joe Kornack, TE, 5-10, 150 Sr.; Tony Giannone, 5-8, 145, Jr.
Returning offensive linemen: Tyler Best, OG, 6, 205, Sr.
Incoming offensive linemen: Mike Kornack, OT, 5-10, 245, Sr.; Ben Gerlach, OG, 5-10, 195 Soph.; Chris Dozier, OT, 6-3, 250, Jr.' Chris McIntyre, C, 5-9, 215, Jr.
Returning defensive lineman: Best.
Incoming defensive linemen: Chad Stouffer, DE, 6-1, 165, Sr.; McIntyre, DT.; Billy Sattler, DT, 5-10, 205, Sr.; Doug Sposetta, DE, 5-11, 175, Sr.
Returning linebackers: Papania, McGarry.
Incoming linebackers: Josh Hertel, 5-9, 155, Soph,; Giannone; Welce.; Melone.
Returning defensive backs: Guy, DB; McMillan, DB; Welce, F/S.
Incoming defensive backs: Kornack, DB.; Jerrett Welton, F/S, 5-10, 165, Jr.
Outlook: Spaite says the Clippers have excellent speed and depth at WR and RB. Their weaknesses are inexperience everywhere, especially up front.

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