Post 1,163 – Team Preview 2023: Glassboro Bulldogs

Glassboro Bulldogs 

August 24, 2023 

2022: 

  • 7-3 
  • Lost to Salem in the Central Jersey Group 1 semifinals and beat Keyport in the quarterfinals 
  • Wins included Burlington City, Middle Township, Penns Grove, and Deptford 
  • Losses were to Pleasantville and Woodstown 
  • Scored 202 points for a 20.2 average 
  • Allowed 150 points for a 15.0 average 

Graduation: 

  • QB/DB Jhaisir Harden – Kutztown (Pa.) 
  • OL/LB Carter Kensil – Ursinus (Pa.) 
  • WR/DB Zaivon Burt-Graves – Delaware Valley (Pa.) 
  • TE/LB Sean Logan – St. Augustine (NC) 
  • FB/DB Jaden Tatem – St. Augustine (NC) 

Offense: 

  • Formation: Multiple Pro/Spread 
  • Returning Starters: 3  

Quarterback: 

  • Kristopher Foster, Freshman, 6-0, 165 – projected starter 

Running Back: 

  • Ziaire Tate, Senior, 5-10, 175 – projected starter 
  • Davon Barr, Freshman, 5-11, 185 – will spell Tate 

Wide Receiver: 

  • Amari Sabb, Sophomore, 5-9, 165 – returning starter at slot receiver who will line up all over 
  • Xavier Smith, Freshman, 6-1-½, 180 – projected starter on the outside 
  • Brysheen Ferguson, Senior, 5-7, 140 – part of the rotation 
  • Jaden Tricoche, Junior, 5-11, 170 – part of the rotation 
  • Maurice Davis,  Freshman, 6-4, 180 – part of the rotation

Tight End/H-Back: 

  • Caron Wright, Senior, 6-2, 215 – projected starter at tight end; started on defense 
  • Dominic Barr, Senior, 5-9, 200 – projected starter at h-back 

Offensive Line: 

  • Amon Wright, Freshman, 6-4, 270 – projected starter at left tackle 
  • Damere Lassiter, Senior, 5-9, 290 – projected starter at left guard; started on defense 
  • Jayce Grays, Sophomore, 6-2-½, 250 – returning starter at center 
  • Jerome Foster, Sophomore, 5-9, 280 – projected starter at right guard; started on defense  
  • Jeremiah Jones, Senior, 6-3, 275 – returning starter at right tackle 
  • Charles Williams, Junior, 6-5, 275 – part of the rotation 

Defense: 

  • Formation: 5-2-2 
  • Returning Starters: 6 

Defensive Line: 

  • Caron Wright, Senior, 6-2, 215 – returning starter at end 
  • Tyshaun Robinson, Senior, 6-2, 245 – returning starter at end 
  • Brandon Simmons, Sophomore, 6-1, 245 – returning starter at tackle 
  • Jerome Foster, Sophomore, 5-9, 280 – returning starter at tackle 
  • Damere Lassiter, Senior, 5-9, 290 – returning starter at nose guard 
  • Maurice Davis, Freshman, 6-4, 180 – part of the rotation at end 

Linebacker: 

  • Ziaire Tate, Senior, 5-10, 175 – projected starter 
  • Tasheem Butler, Freshman, 6-1, 230 – projected starter 
  • Dominic Barr, Senior, 5-9, 200 – part of the rotation 
  • Davon Barr, Freshman, 5-11, 185 – part of the rotation 

Secondary: 

  • Amari Sabb, Sophomore, 5-9, 165 – returning starter at cornerback 
  • Kenny Johnson, Freshman, 5-11, 170 – competing at cornerback 
  • Jaden Tricoche, Junior, 5-11, 170 – competing at cornerback 
  • Xavier Sabb, Freshman, 6-1-½, 180 – projected starter at free safety 
  • Strong safety is still being decided  

Special Teams: 

  • Senior Damere Lassiter returns at kicker and junior Jaden Tricoche will punt 
  • Amari and Xavier Sabb will be the return men 

Schedule: 

  • Friday, 9/1, at Burlington City 
  • Friday, 9/8, Middle Township at home 
  • Friday, 9/15, Pleasantville at home 
  • Friday, 9/22, at Woodstown 
  • Friday, 9/29, at Clayton 
  • Friday, 10/6, Penns Grove at home 
  • Friday, 10/13, Deptford at home 
  • Friday, 10/20, at Buena 

Concerns: 

  • Playing together 
  • Youth, but the talent is there 

Recruiting: 

  • Wright has offers from Temple, UNC-Charlotte, and Tulane and had 10 sacks last year 
  • The rest of the seniors are D3 types 
  • Underclassmen: 
  • The only junior at this point is Charles Williams and he is raw 
  • Amari Sabb is a sophomore who has 15 offers, including Rutgers, Georgia, Michigan, Penn State, and Oregon 
  • Simmons is another sophomore with offers from West Virginia and UNC-Charlotte 
  • Freshman Xavier Sabb has 9 offers, including Rutgers, Syracuse, Pitt, Penn State, Georgia, Michigan, and Oregon 
  • Another freshman, Butler has an offer from Akron 

Coach’s Comments: 

“This is a young team, but very talented. They’re great kids who have played together their entire lives and they love football. We will take this week to week, aiming to go 1-0 every week. We will try to develop them as best as we can to get them to the next level.” – Head Coach Timmy Breaker

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