Team photo from left:
Row 1: Marshawn Ellis, Ja'Sean Howard, Khane Colline, Steve Johnson, Derrick Chandler, Lamar Smith, Cody Markowiak
Row 2: Jonathan Stockard, Kolton Davis, Isaih Walker, Mark Washington, Cormac Jewell, Ty Valentine, Ka'Ronn Osley, Natividad Castro
Row 3; Demetrices Johnson, Ed Holt, D'Ack Mack, Kortlan Young, Tim Booth, Deonte Wicks, Marceon Harris, Willie Richburg, Camron Golas
Row 4: Doniven Clark, Delorean Waters, Chris Suddeth, Justus Satterfield, Vincent Hill, Steven Wood, Austin Foster
Row 5: Dan Chipka, T.J. Mack, Nick Bratton, Austin McDaniel, Marlino Menchaca, Phoenix Reid, Mateo Vallejo, Jesse Orosco, Don Molloy, head coach Craig Lubiniski
Row 6: Ed Ickes, Dashawn Webb, Will Boone, Christopher Harris, Kwame Carruthers, Anthony McClain, Sheron Smith, Raphael Perrymen, Darvis Harold, Mike Jewell
Row 7: Rob Peace, Charles Quinn, Cashious Jones, Tre Gregory, Martavian Reed, Rodney Ray, Jalen Elliott, Tyler Westhoven, Deontae Smith, Melvin Jackson, Glenn Chambers
ABOUT THE TEAM:
Coach: Craig Lubinski, fourth year
Last season: 6-4, 5-0 CL
Returning letter winners: 17
Returning starters: Offense 9, defense 7
Top players: Seniors Stevie Johnson, 6-0, 205, RB-DE; Mac Jewell, 6-1, 190, QB; Khane Collins, 6-0, 205, RB; Mark Washington, 6-2, 230, RB-LB; Phoenix Reid, 5-8, 165, LB; Justus Satterfield, 6-2, 260, OL-DL; Isaiah Walker, 6-1, 200, TE-LB; Marceon Harris, 5-9, 180, LB.
Outlook: The defending City League champions appear to have practically everything back in place to make a run at a second straight league title.
With 20 returning letter winners, the Rebels have as much experience as any team in the CL, and should have plenty of leadership with 15 seniors.
Jewell returns at quarterback. He completed 62 of 119 passes for 783 yards, including four touchdowns last year.
The Rebels have plenty of options and depth when it comes to the backfield. Collins returns as perhaps the league’s top running threat after rushing for 1,000 yards on 151 carries, including eight touchdowns.
Johnson and Washington provide plenty of support. Johnson gained 435 yards on 90 carries (three TDs) and Washington amassed 357 yards on 44 attempts (five TDs).
Defensively, the Rebels are led by fleet-footed linebackers Reid (94 tackles), Walker (44 tackles), and Harris (33 tackles).
Lubinski said team speed is a key element in Bowsher's success.
Aug. 30-at Maumee
Sep. 13-at Northview
Sep. 20-at Marion Harding
Sep. 27-at Howland
Oct. 18-at Waite
Oct. 24-at Rogers