D.J. Crumlich has been installed as the starting QB at
replaced senior Danny Hinkson after
though Hinkson directed
When informed that he would now be a wide receiver, Hinkson replied, "if it's going to help the team, it's good for me."
Many high school quarterbacks have quit teams after being pulled from QB duties.
showed no resentment," said
Blum said that Crumlich has the "The It factor," including being "cool, calm, and collected."
no matter who the starting QB,
(3-2) lost to common opponent Northwood, 23-10, who
At 5-7, 205 pounds, Sykes can be difficult to tackle. He's already plowed in for 13 TD's and churned out 915 yards.
"Yes, we have Chris Sykes and we are very lucky. We could use another Chris Sykes," said Blum. "He's a good worker and always wears a smile."
home and the hoopla, and Sykes, and a stifling defense,
University, without a doubt has more offensive selections. Willie Cunningham and JoJo Galvez both average better than 8-yards per carry. Trojan QB Parker Thompson is 37 of 57 for 542 yards, six TD's, while favorite receiver Bronson Taylor has caught 14 for 243 yards, five TD's.
University's Robert Hair and Malcolm Gould are proven scorers and placekicker Louis Feinstein is accurate from inside the 30.
Both teams have shown stifling defenses, each allowing an average of 12 points per game.
Cunningham has been on a roll for University and in the past two games, he's run for 185 and 145 yards.
"University is a multi-set, Wing-T type team and Cunningham is a very good running back," said Blum.