ELKTON, Va. (WHSV) -- East Rockingham is a 2013 playoff team finished with a 7-4 record and brings back 17 seniors that add a boost of confidence heading into the fall.
The Eagles have a bit of extra time to prepare since their season doesn't start until September 5, when East Rock opens at home against Strasburg.
“I don't think a lot of people are confident in us this year just because we lost a lot of seniors last year,” senior fullback Esteban Ramirez said. “But I think with the people that have come back and the new additions to the team, we're going to be good."
One of the questions the coaching staff needs to answer is who will step up as quarterback. Hunter Harman had that role for the last two seasons, with over 2600 yards and 21 touchdowns last fall.
No matter who emerges as the starter, the senior class has already made an impact.
"Each year we have a team slogan, this year, we've all adapted 'Take care of business'. That can apply to a lot of things. Football, life, everyday practice, to games, your family,” head coach Donnie Coleman said. “Right now, it's just take care of business with this group. We get one every year and I think they've kinda taken hold of that.”
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