NEWTON FALLS (DIV.V)
Head Coach: Marc Bjelac.
Assistants: Jon Cutlip, George Tomaino, Jim Wolke, Brian Gleason, Rick Giuliano, Derik McIntosh, Randy Burns, Doug Carver.
2004 record: 3-7 .
Offensive/defensive formations: Multiple I, Pro Set/ Split 40.
Key losses: Chad Rankin, Ben Parker, Tim Clonch, Ryan Williams, Ryan Spencer.
Returning lettermen: 12 .
Returning starters: 6 .
Returning offensive backs: Mike Pelyak (6-0, 183 Sr. QB); George Davis (5-10, 182 Sr. TB); Brad Blevins (6-2, 210 Sr. TB)
Incoming offensive backs: Matt Bjelac (6-0, 210 Jr. FB); Ryan Connell (5-10, 158 Jr. QB)
Returning offensive ends: Mike Giuliano (5-10, 147 Sr., WR); Travis McCartney (5-10, 160 Sr. WR)
Incoming offensive ends: Matt Dillon (6-2, 205 Jr. TE); Cory Mang (6-2, 173 Sr. WR); Brian Knoske (6-0, 185 Sr. TE)
Returning offensive linemen: none listed.
Incoming offensive linemen: Tim Shahan (6-1, 251 Jr. OG); JJ Gresko (6-0, 240 Jr. C); Greg Leigh (5-10, 242 Jr. OT); Camille Gaia (6-0, 278 Jr. OT); Jesse Myers (6-4, 281 Soph. OT)
Returning defensive linemen: none listed.
Incoming defensive linemen: Shahan (DT), Gresko (DT), Leigh (DT), Gaia (DT), Bjelac (DE), Myers (DT)
Returning linebackers: Davis (MLB), Blevins (MLB)
Incoming linebackers: Knoske (OLB)
Returning defensive backs: Pelyak, Giuliano, McCartney
Incoming defensive backs: Connell, Mang.
Outlook: Strengths: The Tigers have veterans back at key positions (QB & amp; TB. Bjelac is pleased with the strength of upcoming linemen and intelligence of players, three with 4.0 GPAs.