Head coach: Lou Falconi, 25th season (204-77-6).
Assistants: Frank Antuono (off. coordinator), Dante Newell (def. coordinator), Tony Retone (LB), Walt Brodie (DB), Lou Falconi Jr. (ST), Sam Rado (L).
2004 record: 8-3.
Offensive/defensive formations: Multiple I/4-4.
Key losses: Kelvin Newby, TB, (17 TDs, 1,500 yards rushing).
Returning lettermen: Seven.
Returning starters: Six on defense.
Returning offensive back: Micah Wiley, FB-TB, 5-10, 240, Sr.
Incoming offensive back: Preston Bridges, FB/TB, 6-0, 235, Sr.
Returning offensive end: Justin Jackson, TE, 6-3, 190 Sr.
Incoming offensive end: Bobby Wright, TE-SE, 6-4, 190, Sr.
Returning offensive linemen: Dan George, T, 6-0, 250 Jr.; Chris McMillan, T, 6-0, 300, Jr.
Incoming offensive linemen: Nick Gargano, T, 6-1, 305, Sr.; Darvon Hines, G-T, 6-0, 295, Jr.
Returning defensive lineman: Hines.
Incoming defensive linemen: George, T; Bobby Wright, E, 6-4, 190, Sr.
Returning linebackers: Wiley, IB; Bridges, IB; Justin Jackson, OB, 6-3, 190, Sr.; Reuben Rudolph, OB, 6-0, 195, Sr.
Incoming linebackers: None listed.
Returning defensive back: Terrell Davis, S, 6-0, 175, Sr.
Incoming defensive backs: Byron Moss, DC, 6-1, 165, Jr.; Jake Hartley, DC, 5-7, 160, So.
Outlook: Falconi says the Steelers have a big experienced quarterback and veteran receivers on his squad of 35 players.

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