Post 883 – Team Preview 2022: Rancocas Valley Red Devils

Rancocas Valley Red Devils   

2021: 

  • 2-8 
  • Lost to Hamilton in the South Jersey consolations 
  • Scored 181 points: 18.10 average 
  • Allowed 292 points: 29.20 average 
  • Wins were against Trenton and Pemberton 
  • Losses included St. Joe’s (Hammonton), Cherokee, Kingsway, Lenape, Williamstown, and Washington Township 

Graduation: 

  • WR/LB Rashan Addison – Kean 
  • K/P Joey Bryson – Maine 

Offense: 

  • Formation: Multiple Spread 
  • Returning Starters: 4 

Quarterback: 

  • Kevin Burr, Senior, 6-3, 210 – returning starter from 2020; transferred back from Camden Catholic 

Running Back: 

  • Jeremiah Paula, Senior, Senior, 5-9, 185 – projected co-starter; Camden Catholic transfer, where he started 
  • Malachi Castle, Junior, 6-3, 230 – projected co-starter 

Wide Receiver: 

  • Aaron Watford, Junior, 6-1, 180 – projected starter who had some reps last year 
  • Brody Deiter, Sophomore, 6-1, 170 – projected starter 
  • Sean Fitzpatrick, Junior, 5-8, 160 – projected starter in the slot 
  • Jameir Rollins, Senior, 6-4, 190 – projected starter 

Tight End (situational): 

  • Shane Canning, Senior, 6-1, 185 – will see action 
  • Kahdir Linson, Senior, 6-3, 210 – will see action 

Offensive Line: 

  • Chris Hugee, Senior, 6-1, 230 – returning starter at left tackle 
  • Hunter Matthews, Junior, 6-1, 275 – returning starter at left guard 
  • Matthew Lampart, Senior, 5-7, 180 – projected starter at center 
  • Zach Boland, Senior, 6-2, 285 – projected starter at right guard; started on defense 
  • Devon Brooks, Senior, 6-4, 260 – projected starter at right tackle; started on defense 
  • Jamari White, Senior, 6-0, 230 – sixth man along the line 

Defense: 

  • Formation: 4-2-5 
  • Returning Starters: 3 

Defensive Line: 

  • Zach Boland, Senior, 6-2, 285 – returning starter at tackle 
  • Devon Brooks, Senior, 6-4, 260 – returning starter at tackle 
  • Malachi Handberry, Junior, 6-0, 250 – part of rotation at tackle 
  • Elahn Stafford, Junior, 6-0, 240 – part of rotation at tackle 
  • Malachi Castle, Junior, 6-3, 230 – projected starter at end 
  • Kahdir Linson, Senior, 6-3, 210 – projected starter at end 

Linebacker: 

  • Chris Jones, Junior, 6-1, 210 – projected starter on inside 
  • Damian Peterson, Junior, 6-2, 200 – projected starter on inside 
  • Jaiden Sheridan, Senior, 5-10, 180 – projected starter on outside/hybrid 
  • Prince Williams, Senior, 5-10, 205 – projected starter on outside/hybrid 

Secondary: 

  • Jase Deiter, Senior, 5-10, 170 – returning starter at free safety 
  • Aaron Watford, Junior, 6-1, 180 – projected starter at cornerback Sean Fitzpatrick, Junior, 5-8, 160 – projected starter at cornerback 
  • Montre Wilson, Sophomore, 6-0, 175 – part of rotation at cornerback 
  • Terrance Howard, Junior, 6-1, 170 – part of rotation at cornerback 

Special Teams: 

  • Senior Kevin Burr will be the punter while the kicker will be either junior Damian Peterson or freshman Jameson Hollander 
  • Paula, Fitzpatrick, and Watford will be the return men 

Schedule: 

  • Friday, 8/26, Williamstown at home 
  • Friday, 9/2, Eastside (Paterson) at home 
  • Friday, 9/9, Eastern at home 
  • Friday, 9/16, at Timber Creek 
  • Friday, 9/23, at Burlington Township 
  • Friday, 9/30, Hammonton at home 
  • Friday, 10/7, Delran at home 
  • Friday, 10/14, Northern Burlington at home 
  • Friday, 10/21, at Highland 

Concerns: 

  • Inexperience 

Recruiting: 

  • Burr, Paula, Boland, and Brooks are 1-AA candidates
  • Deiter can play football, baseball, and also wrestle, most likely at the D3 level
  • Underclassmen: 
  • Castle has interest from Rutgers, Boston College, and Penn State 
  • Matthews is a D2/D3 candidate 
  • Watford may play somewhere 
  • Brody Deiter is a very promising sophomore 

Coach’s Comments: 

“We’ve had a commitment in the weight room with a ton of kids in there all offseason> Their progress has been amazing and they’re beginning to understand. They have been good with things and responding positively. We have 123 kids in the program, grades 10 through 12, including five who have transferred back to us.” – Head Coach Garrett Lucas

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