Post 884 – Team Preview 2022: Burlington Township Falcons

Burlington Township Falcons  

2021: 

  • 8-2 
  • Lost to Rumson-Fair Haven in the Central Jersey Group 3 semifinals after beating Delran in the first round 
  • Scored 320 points: 32.00 average 
  • Allowed 164 points: 16.40 average, including two shutouts 
  • Wins included Pennsauken, Timber Creek, and Highland 
  • Their other loss was to Shawnee 

Graduation: 

  • WR/DB Jordan Dotson – Harvard 
  • WR/DB Anthony Johnson – James Madison 
  • C Matt Palmer – King’s College 
  • RB Ju-Juan Lee – Lackawanna (Pa. JUCO) 
  • DE Martice Tillman – Lackawanna (Pa. JUCO) 
  • DL Simeon Hunte – Lackawanna (Pa. JUCO) for wrestling 
  • LB Khoury Troutman – Showtime Prep 

Offense: 

  • Formation: Multiple Spread 
  • Returning Starters: 3 

Quarterback: 

  • Baron Davis, Sophomore, 6-1, 175 – projected starter 

Running Back: 

  • Naquan Jones, Senior, 6-0, 195 – projected starter 

Wide Receiver: 

  • Jayden Treibley, Senior, 5-7, 150 – in the lead for playing time 
  • Yeator Tapia, Sophomore, 6-1, 175 – in the lead for playing time 
  • Dylan Fitzpatrick, Sophomore, 5-10, 175 – competing 
  • Nasir Harris, Senior, 6-1, 190 – competing; currently injured  

Tight End: 

  • To be determined 

Offensive Line: 

  • Xavier WImberly, Sophomore, 6-2, 275 – returning starter at left tackle 
  • Jeremiah Floyd, Senior, 5-9-½, 265 – 3-year starter at left guard 
  • Kaden Ekelburg, Sophomore, 5-11, 190 – projected starter at center 
  • Chris Savage, Senior, 6-0, 215 – returning starter at right guard 
  • Baldwin Afrifa, Junior, 6-4, 250 – in the lead at right tackle 

Defense: 

  • Formation: 4-2-5 
  • Returning Starters: 1 

Defensive Line: 

  • Jordan Binns, Junior, 6-4, 260 – frontrunner at tackle 
  • Matt Awujoola, Senior, 5-10, 220 – frontrunner at tackle 
  • Anthony Mose-Crump, Junior, 6-2, 240 – part of rotation at tackle 
  • Brian Ekelburg, Junior, 6-2, 190 – competing at end 
  • Messiah Malik, Junior, 5-11, 180 – competing at end 

Linebacker: 

  • David Schley, Senior, 5-11, 190 – returning starter, moving from safety 
  • Jacob Heil, Junior, 5-11, 190 – projected starter 
  • Dominic Carter, Sophomore, 5-9, 175 – competing at linebacker and will start somewhere on defense 

Secondary: 

  • DeAndre Simmons, Senior, 5-9, 170 – projected starter at cornerback 
  • George Sackie, Junior, 6-0, 175 – competing at opposite corner 
  • Tyler Jackson, Junior, 5-9, 170 – competing at opposite corner 
  • Jayden Mora, Junior, 5-9, 185 – projected starter at strong safety 
  • Isaiah N’Diaye, Sophomore, 6-0, 170 – projected starter at free safety 
  • Jordan Barclay, Junior, 5-11, 180 – competing at boundary safety 
  • Gio Perry, Sophomore, 5-9, 175 – competing at boundary safety 

Special Teams: 

  • Junior Kristian Boyd will be the kicker and punter 
  • The return men will be decided in camp 

Schedule: 

  • Friday, 8/26, at Moorestown 
  • Saturday, 9/3, at Nottingham 
  • Friday, 9/9, at Delran 
  • Friday, 9/16, Pennsauken at home 
  • Friday, 9/23, Rancocas Valley at home 
  • Friday, 9/30, at Delsea 
  • Saturday, 10/8, Eastside (Camden) at home 
  • Saturday, 10/15, Winslow at home 
  • Friday, 10/21, at Willingboro 

Concerns: 

  • Inexperience; most have not been on the field under game conditions 

Recruiting: 

  • Schley is D2/D3 
  • The other seniors are D3 possibilities 
  • Underclassmen: 
  • Wimberley is a very good player with a height issue who started every game at tackle as a freshman 
  • It is still early for the others 

Coach’s Comments: 

“For the first time in years, we will be very young. We graduated 18 starters and the players we have are good, but we don’t have experience. It will be a  challenge.” – Head Coach Tom Maderia

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