Turner Ashby only had three wins last season, and now the Knights enter 2014 trying to fill the shoes of Shane Brown, a guy with over 1500 rushing yards in his senior season, and Evan Hanifee, last year's quarterback.
Head coach Charlie Newman says the offense is going back to what they've done in years past, a running back by committee.
"Mostly we're focused on being more intense," said senior nose tackle Josh Harris. "Not give up many yards, play faster, play smarter. Not letting any runs up through the middle.
"Love the attitude of our guys," said Newman. "It's been fantastic. Energy, attitude. We're young and our guys are going to have to grow up quick. With the energy and the positive atmosphere that we have here with these guys, it's probably the most together team that we've had in many years. They all seem to get along very well."