On Tap

Courtesy of the Novi News

Leading returnees: Steve Davis, Sr. OL (6-0, 275); Joe Haddad, Sr. OL (5-10, 231); Rohit Mogalayapalli, Sr. QB (5-9, 184); Matt Sabo, Sr. RB (6-0, 174); Emanuel Jackson, Jr. RB (6-0, 163); Kimari Carson, Sr. LT (6-0, 283); Jared Engebretson, Sr. C (6-2, 251); Andy Wilchynski, Sr. OL (6-2, 249); David Johnson, Sr. WR (6-1, 148); Devontez Jones, Sr. WR (6-1, 155); Nick Meadors, Sr. DE (6-4, 198); Christian Durham, Sr. Safety (5-9, 175); Zac Siriani, Sr. CB (5-9, 160); Connor Howell, Sr. LB (6-0, 210); Billy Ulle, Sr. Safety (6-0, 164); Patrick Wojtylo, Sr. LB (5-9, 194).

Promising newcomers: Jack Pinkerton, Sr. TE (6-3, 174); Matt Patton, Sr. DL (5-11, 241); Caleb Wright, Sr. LB (5-10, 184); Zack Moore, Sr. DB (5-9, 153); Michael Ninkovich, Sr. WR (6-3, 190: Nikesh Patel, Sr. WR (6-1, 153); Mitchell Ripper, Sr. TE (6-6, 211).

Burnside says: "With the new (MHSAA) hitting rules, we still have to lower our pad levels, we're playing a little too high yet. Tackling has to improve, blocking has to improve. Those basic things have to get improved. We talk to our kids every day and you've got to ask one question at the end of practice: 'Did you improve today?'"

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