San Bernardino Valley College - The Whole Story

                          2001
    San Bernardino Valley College
                 Wolverines

 

Head Coach:
Ron Smedley

2000 Record:
3-7 (Tie-5th in Foothill Conf.)

2000 Bowl Game:
None

 

 

Ron Smedley


San Bernardino Valley College experienced a great string of success in the 1990s, going to six bowl games between 1991 and 1997.  Coach Ron Smedley's Indians were consistently a top-20 team in the state.  However, the past several seasons have seen the team fall on hard times.  After going 6-4 in 1998, the 1999 team went 2-8 and 2000 squad followed up with a 3-7 season.  Despite their recent struggles, SBVC has sent a number of players on to major Division I programs. 

In 2001, with a new mascot, the Wolverines hope to get the ship turned around and compete for the Foothill Conference championship.  The Wolverines are loaded with talent.  Now its just a matter of getting the group to play as a team and put their outstanding athleticism to good use.

Defense

Skip Fazio
Defensive Coordinator

 

The defensive side of the ball is where the Wolverines may be the most impressive, beginning with their corps of linebackers.  Leading the group is sophomore Marcus Glasgow (6-2, 234, San Gorgonio H.S.).  Glasgow was one of the most talked about players at our Southern California Combine in May.  He has the frame and speed to be a major player at the next level.  He is a very physical player and will certainly be a force in the Foothill Conference this season.

Marcus Glasgow

Joining Glasgow is fellow sophomore Tyrone Parks (6-1, 210, Eisenhower H.S.), also a returning starter.  Matt Majors (6-2, 235, Yucaipa H.S.) will likely start for the Wolverines as well in 2001 after bouncing back from Cal State - Northridge.  Speed will definitely be a trademark of the SBVC linebackers.

The defensive line is highlighted by the return of defensive end Tim Anderson (6-3, 255, Canyon Springs H.S.).  Anderson moves well and is exceptionally strong.  At the combine, Anderson ran a 4.9-forty and a 4.55 shuttle.  He also was able to bench press 225-pounds twenty-six times.  He has the combination of speed and strength that will make him a major player in 2001. 

Tim Anderson

In the secondary, the Wolverines are truly loaded with talent.  At the combine, SBVC had eight defensive backs in attendance.  The group is led four graduates of Eisenhower High School in Rialto, CA.  Raymond Pierce, Jr. (6-2, 195) is a returning starter who can play both cornerback and safety.  Donte Bowers (5-10, 185) is slated to start at strong safety after starting there in 2000.  SBVC assistant head coach Bob Stangel, Jr. described Bowers as a "great instinctive football player" who "plays bigger than his size."  Jason Kite (5-10, 220) was also a starter for SBVC in 2000.  Cornerback LaQuint Davis (5-9, 165) also returns after playing a lot in 2000.

Raymond Pierce, Jr.

Donte Bowers

William Frazier

The four "Ike" graduates are joined by a group of fellow sophomore defensive backs who all played a significant amount in 2000.  Safety William Frazier (5-10, 190, A.B. Miller H.S.) was an honorable mention All-Conference player in 2000.  Cornerback Robert Huckleby (5-10, 170, Colton H.S.), safety John Tates (6-0, 180, San Bernardino H.S.), and Tim Harris (6-0, 185) will all compete for playing time.

Offense


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