The quarterback situation for the East Tennessee State football team is starting to clear itself up.
When East Tennessee State football coach Randy Sanders talks about having a young team, he has the numbers to prove it.
The East Tennessee State defense, particularly the secondary, stood out in Saturday night’s intrasquad football scrimmage at Greene Stadium — no surprise to coach Randy Sanders.
JOHNSON CITY — Six practices isn’t enough time to form any permanent impressions, and East Tennessee State football coach Randy Sanders says his team’s quarterback position is still up for grabs.
Quay Holmes and Jacob Saylors formed one of the SoCon’s top 1-2 punches in the backfield last season — their first in the college ranks. Holmes was a redshirt freshman, Saylors a true freshman.
Moments before East Tennessee State’s football team was scheduled to start preseason practice, the skies opened up.
Nasir Player considers himself new and improved, and that could mean trouble for East Tennessee State’s opponents when football season begins.
“We can go toe to toe with anybody and I’m excited about this season and the teams we have with all the depth. There are a lot of good teams in our league this year.”
Patrick Good, ETSU’s record-setting shooting guard, underwent hip surgery on March 27 after playing through a painful injury for an entire season.
The possible change of heart comes after coach Mike Young left Wofford to take the coaching position at Virginia Tech following the exit of Hokies coach Buzz Williams.
Fletcher Magee put on a circus-like shooting exhibition in No. 22 Wofford’s 81-72 win over ETSU in the Southern Conference tournament semifinals Sunday.
“I don’t want to go home anytime soon. Our goal this year is to win a conference championship and go to the (NCAA) tournament, so this is a big milestone for us.”
Bo Hodges was East Tennessee State’s leading scorer Thursday night, but he did most of his damage without the ball in his hands.
With ETSU, UNC Greensboro and Furman battling for position in the Southern Conference tournament behind top-seeded Wofford, every game is a big one.
UNC Greensboro led the entire way and held off ETSU 75-68 in a Southern Conference game Saturday at Freedom Hall.