Football Friday Preview: Gretna Hawks
Gretna Hawks Head coach: Cole Simpson (1st year) Last year's record/playoff result: 7-4, lost to Virginia High in the first round Starters Back: 4 on offense, 3 on defense Key Players (with position(s)): Von Bennett, LB/WR, Chris Hall, QB, Rayshaun Taylor, WR/DB, Kahlil Witcher-Haymon, OL/DL, Tristin Graves, TE/DL Game(s) to circle on the calendar: Aug. 29th - vs. Brookville, Oct. 3rd - vs. Altavista, Oct. 31st - at Dan River Click this link to see Gretna's schedule: CLICK HERE Summary: Coach Kevin Saunders has departed for a coaching job in Georgia. Replacing him is Cole Simpson. Simpson served as Gretna's offensive coordinator for the past four seasons. Seven of their 22 starters are back. Last year's 7-4 season came to an end in the first round of the playoffs - losing to Virginia High at home. QB Dyon Rosser is gone. He provided leadership on and off the field. Chris Hall moves over from wide receiver to take over the QB role.