FITCH (DIV. I)
Head coach: Neal Kopp, third season, 15-6.
Assistants: John Kopp (T), Tim McGlynn(G, C), Jason Cochran (TE, DE), Kevin Snyder (RB, DB), Nick Roberts (WR, DB), Walter Hurdley (RB, LB), Brian Kopp (QB), Chris Inglis (strength. conditioning).
2004 record: 9-2.
Offensive/defensive formations: Multiple I sets/Eagle.
Key losses: John Mang, Mike Eliseo, Frank Cardon, Mike Craig, Brian Mellott, J. R. Miller, Fred Weidenthal.
Returning starters: four offense/two defense.
Returning offensive back: Dane Stilgenbauer, RB, 6-1, 200, Sr.
Incoming offensive backs: Matt Ruble, QB, 5-9, 165, Sr.; J. J. Pankewicz, FB, 5-9, 185, Jr.; Tarlor Edwards, RB, 6-3, 195, Sr.; Mike Prachik, FB, 5-11, 190, Jr.; Adam Kagarise, WR, 6-1, 175, Sr.; Keanne Boyd, WR, 5-9, 170, Jr.
Incoming offensive ends: Don Olson, TE, 6-3, 210, Jr.; Greg McGlynn, TE, 6-0, 190, Jr.
Returning offensive linemen: Mark McGlynn, G, 6-2, 260, Sr.; Pat Reedy, T, 6-4, 270, Sr.; Joe Stryffeler, C, 6-3, 235, Sr.
Incoming offensive linemen: Julius Williams, T, 6-1, 270, Sr.; Steve Brown, T, 6-5, 285, Jr.; Josh Smail, G, 6-4, 240, Jr.
Returning defensive linemen: Shane Price, L, 6-1, 270, Jr.; Mark Masterson, N, 6-1, 230, Jr.
Returning linebacker: Josh Folkwein, 5-11, 190, Sr.
Incoming linebacker: Dave Castranova, 5-11, 180, Sr.
Returning defensive backs: Kyle Makar, 5-9, 165, Jr.; Brian Weidenthal, 5-9, 155, Jr.
Incoming defensive back: John Mock, 5-9, 165, Sr.
Outlook: The offensive line returns three starters to block for a strong running game. Nine starters must be replaced on the defense.