West Bloomfield Lakers 2017 Football Preview

Written by
Jeff Corrion

City / County: West Bloomfield / Oakland
School Mascot Name: Lakers
2016 Record: 6-5
Conference/Division: OAA Red
2017's Expected Division for Playoffs: Division 1
Record last 3 seasons: 24-8
Record last 5 seasons: 31-19
Record last 10 seasons: 52-44

Head Coach: Ron Bellamy
Head Coaching Experience: years
Assistant Coaching Staff:
Ken Rys offensive coordinator
Tyrice Grice defensive coordinator
Zach Hilbers quarterbacks
John Garrett offensive line
Justin Ibe defensive line
Keith Cameron- defensive backs
Matt Bowman defensive backs
Bryce Veasley - Nick Seidel
Returning Starters on Offense: 6
Returning Starters on Defense: 6
Returning Key Players:
Bryce Veasley - Taj Mustapha - James Faulkner - Tre Mosley - Javon Foster - Lance Dixon - Matthew Gu - Max Green - Blake Barnes - Limani Laster - Niko Mosley - Chase Swoope - Nick Seidel - Nick O'Shea (kickers are people too)
Upcoming Players:
Cornell Wheeler - Makari Paige - Tre Shorter - DJ Jenkins - Lenny White - Cole Hall - Shamar Dennis - Richie Sanders - Tyrone "Rudy" Broden - Christian Fitzpatrick - Anthony Romphf - Marcus Sailor - Christian Sailor - Ian Chambers - Desmond Simpson - Jamar Ross
Team Strength(s) for 2017:
Senior Leadership and determination
Biggest Shoes / Holes to Fill in 2017:
Garrett Winn and Davion Johnson. Two- 3 year starters
2017 Season Outlook:
Eager to compete against arguably the most difficult schedule in the state.
Outlook on Conference/Division:
OAA Red is a tough league top to bottom.

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