WILMINGTON (CLASS AA)
Head coach: Terry Verrelli, 27th season (182-94-3).
Assistants: David Welch, Robert Mitcheltree, Pat Anderson, Joe Anderson, Brent Harlan, Mike Neurhor, Mike Copper.
2004 record: 7-1.
Key losses: Brandon Phillian, C/ILB; Christian Fulkman, G/ILB; Jon Fauzy, RB/CB; Mark Bruno, FB/OLB; Craig Marrett, SE/S; Chris Bice, TE/DE; Zach Hostetler, QB/S; Weston Phillis, T/DE; Tyler Wilson, T/DT; Marquis Alston, RB/CB.
Returning lettermen: Did not provide.
Returning starters: One on offense/none on defense.
Returning offensive lineman: Jared Palladino, G, Sr.
Promising newcomers: Pat Hughes, G/ILB, Sr.; Scott Lewis, RB/OLB, Sr.; Bryan Wagner, TE/DE, Sr.; Jordan Fennick, SE/S, Sr.; Jake Reiber, QB/S, Jr.; Jeremy Beatty, SE/S, Jr.; Nate Miller, SE/CB, Jr.; Nate Reynolds, FB/ILB, Jr.; David Bruno, RB/OLB, Jr.; Chris Burns, RB/CB, So.; Lou Campbell, T/DT, So.; Forrest Minteer, FB/ILB, So.; Nick Riggall, K/RB/CB, So.
Outlook: Verrelli expects the Greyhounds to have a quick backfield but a young line blocking for them. He expects Reynolds, Greenville and Grove City to be strong teams in the MCAC.