Varsity Kansas

A look at North football

Torian Gonzalez. North. (Aug. 12, 2012)
Torian Gonzalez. North. (Aug. 12, 2012) The Wichita Eagle

At a glance

Coach: Kelley Sayahnejad, third season, 1-17

Last season: 1-8

Last five seasons: 7-39

Projected 2012 playoff team? No

Top skill players

Player Ht. Wt. Pos Yr
Sean Bernard 6-3 205 RB-LB Jr.
Leon Williams 5-11 180 RB-S Sr.
Torian Gonzalez 5-10 170 WR-CB Sr.
Nathaniel Muci 5-10 210 TE-LB Sr.

Top linemen

Player Ht. Wt. Pos Yr
Jonathan Villanueva 6-1 250 OG-DL Sr.
Daniel Mathiasen 6-8 320 OT-DT Jr.
Caleb Franklin 6-3 220 DE-RB Jr.
Jose Chavarria 5-10 OL Sr.

2011 results

East L,28-14

at Heights L,63-0

Dodge City L,63-6

Southeast L,35-7

Kapaun L,50-6

West L,28-13

at South L,20-18

Northwest L,55-0

Campus W,30-15

2012 schedule

Aug. 31 East (at Carpenter)

Sept. 7 at Carroll

Sept. 13 Kapaun (at Carpenter)

Sept. 21 at Great Bend

Sept. 28 Southeast (at Heights)

Oct. 4 West (at Heights)

Oct. 12 South (at Heights)

Oct. 19 at Northwest


What North does well: “We’ve got some big guys (on the line), kind of like fullbacks in the backfield. We feel like we can pound the ball against people and make them try to stop us.”

What has to improve: “It’s going to be a different team from last year. We’re going to be in a lot more games and finish them instead of just being in them.”

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