FOOTBALL: 2013 Detroit PSL West Preview: Cass Tech Eyes Three-Peat |
2013 Detroit PSL West Division Preview
Since the Detroit PSL went to an East and West Division format last season, the lack of parity in the league has become evident. Detroit Cass Tech shutout all of their divisional opponents last season except for Detroit Cody, whom they beat 36-20. The Technicians are coming off another successful season, winning their second straight Michigan Division 1 state title, and should be in contention for a third in 2013. Cass Tech is just simply able to overpower teams with their talent and depth, and shouldn't be erioulsy tested until they reach the city playoffs.
Projected order of finish: 1.Cass Tech, 2. Renaissance, 3. Cody, 4. Mumford, 5. Western International, 6. Central, 7. Henry Ford, 8. Northwestern
Teams to watch:
Cass Tech Technicians
Head Coach: Thomas Wilcher
2012 record: 12-2
Key players: Jr. QB Jayru Campbell, Sr. CB-WR Damon Webb, Jr. RB Mike Weber, Sr. LB Will White, Jr. DL-OL Josh Alabi, Sr. RB-LB Gary Hosey, Sr. LB Deon Drake
Team outlook: Looking to three-peat as Division 1 state champs in 2013, Cass Tech has a lot of talented players returning on both sides of the ball. Ohio State commit Damon Webb will anchor the defense from his cornerback position, along with linebackers Will White and Deon Drake (Michigan State). Offensively, three year starting quarterback Jayru Campbell (Michigan State), and running backs Mike Weber and Gary Hosey (Eastern Michigan) will shoulder most of the load.