Nacogdoches football season underway

By Nick James - bio | email

NACOGDOCHES- (KTRE) – The 2010 football season has begun.  Well sort of the beginning of two-a days with kids sweating it out in the heat.  The Nacogdoches Dragons are hoping to make opponents sweat as they have a new coach and a new staff trying to rebound from a 3-7 season last year.

Scott Ford is the new coach in the oldest town in Texas.  Nacogdoches will be more of a passing team this season they look to throw it more often than in years past.

"Well offensively we are a multiple gun offense.  We are going to try to be balanced we are not scared to throw the ball generally we will throw the ball for 2,500 yards plus we want to be exciting for our fans and our kids really enjoy it," Ford said.

Expectations are that Nacogdoches is not in a rebuilding mode but are trying to spit fire and make some serious noise in Class 14-4A.

"Well we are going to compete to win every game our goal is to get to the playoffs and stay awhile if we can go undefeated at home that will give us a chance to win the district championship.  Catch fire and build momentum and with a new team and new coaching staff I think that's possible."

Nacogdoches will host Mt. Pleasant in a scrimmage next Friday then host Frisco Liberty August 26th.  They will be off week zero and play their first game of the season Sept. 3rd at Little Cypress Mauriceville.

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