2010 Gameday Media Guide & Itinerary

By: Derek LeComte and Helene Shain

Most fans know about certain teams. We all know Team A is good, Team B needs improvement and Team C will likely have a pretty rough year. But do you know about certain players? Do you know every team's quarterback, running back , defensive line or linebackers? Unless you're as crazy as we are, then the answer is no.

So for the first time ever, we're showing our hand to the public. This guide not only gives a complete schedule, but it's designed to show you each team's most glaring question marks as they enter the season. Offensive and defensive line play, the linebackers, every missing quarterback, it's all shown to you right here. It was created to help you follow each team with a much better understanding of their current situation.

This is the area's only media event and it serves as an incredible tool to help us gain a better understanding of each team. The more we understand, the better the experience for our user. We thank you for joining along.

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2010 GAMEDAY MEDIA DAY JULY 27TH SCHEDULE OF APPEARANCE:

(Media Day's second session will start Aug. 3rd with another large slate of coaches!)

11:00 AM: GORDON LEIB (MADISON HIGH SCHOOL)
- You can always bet coach Leib will rack up the rushing yards in his power-run offense, but who will those featured backs be? They lose two very good backs ... Quarterback Eric Roland departs, they'll need to find a new signal-caller... The defense will be a big question. They lost playmaker Kevin Samson at defensive end as well as Charlie Pence off the line. Three starting - and very talented - linebackers are also gone. Who steps in to replace those gaps on defense?

*TODD HILL (LOUDOUN COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL)
- Quarterback, running back and wide receiver questions will all have to be answered. They lose starting quarterback Austin Campbell, leading rusher Adam Yesuf and leading receiver Mike Ayoub... Who steps in at linebacker? All-everything Chase Williams departs along with Nick Veschi and Jake Wasko

11:15 AM: KEVIN SIMONDS (FAIRFAX HIGH SCHOOL)
- The line takes a major hit. Top four linemen have all graduated... Where does the passing game go from here? Do they even need a passing game? Jack Bechert was outstanding at QB but is now gone and leading receiver has also graduated... Starting running backs Marcus Bailey and Anton Burns both return. How much of the offense can they shoulder?

11:30 AM: MICK MULLINS (FREEDOM HIGH SCHOOL)
- Leading rusher Jeff Pugh is gone, so who now becomes the go-to back?... Who's featured on the line?... A lot of young players saw key time, which players break through this year on defense and offense?

11:45 AM: MATT GRIFFIS (BROAD RUN HIGH SCHOOL)
- Big question at running back position with T.J. Peeler graduating... Top three offensive linemen graduate as well as top three defensive lineman. Who steps up in the trenches?... How will Connor Jessop factor into the single-wing? How often will he throw with players such as Adrian Flemming, David Weaver and Joey Quigg now gone? Will he be asked to run?... All three linebackers are gone, who replaces them?

12:00 PM: REED PROSSER (MILLBROOK HIGH SCHOOL)
- Big holes up front where Doug Murrell and Mike Warr both resided, what can we expect from the line?... Leading receivers Bryon Tavers and Zach Dantzler are gone, so how often will Curtis Daily get to throw? Starting running backs Jordan Hartman and Josh Casagranda both return, is this now a run, run and run some more offense?

12:15 PM: JERRY GORDON (WOODGROVE HIGH SCHOOL)
- Every position is new. Specialists, the line, linebackers, the works. Every position has a big question mark next to it ... What will be the offensive and defensive systems?

12:30 PM: BILL HALL (SHERANDO HIGH SCHOOL)
- Corey Rice is gone at quarterback, what can we expect from Jalen Brisco? Or will another quarterback compete for the job? What happens at running back now that Roger Smith has left?... Playmakers Kadeem Blackwood and Dalton Boyd are gone, who else is in the pipeline that will match their athleticism?... Huge holes exist on defense all the way from defensive line to linebacker then to the secondary

12:45 PM: PETE BENDORF (SOUTH COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL)
- Quarterback question needs to be answered. Is Evan Beal the starter and how will he be utilized in the spread? ... Running backs are gone, who fills in there? ... How will Ronny Vandyke be used? Do you put him in at receiver? Or anywhere on offense?

1:00 PM: ANTHONY PARKER (EDISON HIGH SCHOOL)
- Does the pass-happy offense come to Edison? If so, who fits where? Quarterback, running back and receivers are all gone ... Two best linemen have graduated, who will start along the line?

1:15 PM: CHARLIE PIERCE (BRIAR WOODS HIGH SCHOOL)
- Quarterback is a question, who competes for that job? ... A lot of solid offensive and defensive linemen graduate, who fills in? ... Two best linebackers graduate, who steps up there?

1:30 PM: JOSH SHAPIRO (WASHINGTON-LEE HIGH SCHOOL)
- Quarterback and two best running backs return, buy how does the offensive line shape up? ... Best receiver leaves, who steps up in that capacity? ... What's the defense going to look like?

1:45 PM: MARK BENDORF (ROBINSON HIGH SCHOOL)
- Jared Velasquez returns, but what about the other running back position? ... Three highly talented offensive linemen graduate, what's the offensive line going to look like? ... Top two linebackers are gone, most notably with Brian Laiti, who will fill in those vacancies? ... Receiver Matt Zanalleto transferred, who competes for that starting receiver spot?

2:00 PM: FERRIS EWAYS (PARK VIEW HIGH SCHOOL)
- What's the offense and defense going to look like? ... Who will compete at quarterback with Brandon Lee gone? ... The defense takes a major hit, specifically with Robert Hayes leaving, who steps in at the line, linebackers and secondary? Running backs and receivers also becomes a big question mark

2:15 PM: MIKE GIMS (POTOMAC FALLS HIGH SCHOOL)
- What offense and defense will be employed? ... A fairly young team last year, who are some players who transition into playmakers? ... Best lineman leaves, what will both sides of the line look like? ... Who's expected to step up at defense?

2:30 PM: MIKE BOLIN (JAMES WOOD HIGH SCHOOL)
- Big question mark is at running back where Brock Lockhart once roamed ... Quarterback Trae Tinsman is gone, who competes for his spot? ... Top three linemen graduate, who fills in along the trenches? ... How will the defense manage with top defensive playmaker Devin Stonier gone?

2:45 PM: (OPEN)

3:00 PM: KEVIN SMITH (WOODBRIDGE HIGH SCHOOL)
- Quarterback is major question mark ... High-end playmakers Demetrius Quarles, Colin Frazier and Darius Smith are now out of the program, any young guys in the pipeline to replace that level of athleticism? ... Defensive player of the year Darryl Haley is gone at linebacker along with Rommel Burks, who fills in for those two? ... With the solid linemen returning and two outstanding backs coming back as well, how much will the offense turn away from the pass?

3:15 PM: (OPEN)

3:30 PM: STEVE SCHULTZE (OSBOURN HIGH SCHOOL)
- Quarterback position needs to be addressed with Thomas Keith graduating ... Defense has question marks at linebacker ... who will replace Vidal Greene at running back? ... The line will be very strong and plenty of playmakers return, they will field questions on being favored to win Cedar Run and Division 5 Northwest Region

3:45 PM: DANNY MCGRATH (LOUDOUN VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL)
- Two best defensive players graduated, both of whom played up front. How will that defensive line fare? ... Two top running backs have graduated, that will need to be addressed ... A lot of receivers depart as well, who are leading candidates to land starting spots? ... A lot of offensive linemen graduate, who will fill in?

4:00 PM: STEVE WILLIAMS (HERITAGE HIGH SCHOOL)
- David McCarthy was a do-everything player for Heritage but is now gone, that's a huge void left at running back, receiver and defensive back ... Top two linebackers graduate, that will be a question mark ... What will both sides of the line look like?

4:15 PM: MIKE BURNETT (TUSCARORA HIGH SCHOOL)
- Same as Woodgrove, everything is brand new. New offense, new defense and entirely new roster. The questions are limitless for a brand new program


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