WSN focusing on special teams

Published 9:21 am Wednesday, August 16, 2006

By BY BRUCE HIXON – sports editor
The week began with special teams work, it ended with special teams work and there was plenty of time devoted to special teams in between during the opening week of practice for the W.S. Neal Blue Eagles football team.
determined who will do what on special teams except
at placekicker. We're still looking at two to three players.”
One noticeable difference in this year's first week of practice as compared to recent seasons is the absence of two-a-days.
Teams are prevented from being in pads until the fourth day of practice.
High heat and especially high humidity led to frequent breaks last week.
Hathcock feels 9 or 10 starting spots have been determined on the offensive side of the ball.
Hathcock said most of the defensive starting spots have also been determined.
As is to be expected, Hathcock expects the intensity to heat up the second week of practice.

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