MCAC 2017 Football Preview: Vermilion Community College

MCAC 2017 Football Preview: Vermilion Community College

Vermilion Community College 
Head Coach | Years as HC | Overall W-L Record  

Sterry Etheridge | Entering 3rd Season | 3-13 Overall 

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Assistant Coaches:

Eric Smith

Robert Smith

Calvin Weaver

2016 MCAC Overall Record - Division Record - Place of Finish

2-9 Overall | 2-4 Division | 4th Place in Eastern Division 

Key Returning and/or Incoming Players:

Dustin Hardy, Mobile, Alabama

Zuriel Cook,  Chicago IL

Coach Etheridge on Expectations of Ironman Offense in 2017: 

"It's important that we start fast. I expect us to use multiple formations and be explosive on offense this season." 

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Coach Etheridge on Expectations of Ironman Defense in 2017

"It is key that we have a strong,  lock-down defense this fall." 

Coaches Quote on Expectations of Special Teams in 2017: 

"I believe we will benefit from quick reactions,  fast cover speed and recover well in special teams play.: 

Moving On: 2016 Vermilion Ironmen  that are competing at 4-year programs in 2017: 

Devonta Whittaker,  Tabor College,  Kansas

Jaquille Jackson, Tabor College, Kansas

Darrell McEntire,  Wayne State University,  Michigan

Myron Riley, Wayne State University,  Michigan

Lewis Balom Kansas Wesleyan College,  Kansas

Did You Know:  Vermilion Community College were crowned the 2006 NJCAA Non-scholarship National Champions

2006 NJCAA Non-scholarship National Champions

 

For Local Coverage of Vermilion Community College Ironmen Football, Be Sure to Visit: 

Vermilion Athletics 

Ely Echo

The Timberjay

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