122 Days To Kickoff: West Aurora

122 Days To Kickoff: West Aurora
April 28, 2014, 1:00 pm
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Edgy Tim

School: West Aurora

Head Coach: Nate Eimers

Assistant coaches: Tony Melchiori/Nate Banks/Tom Davidson/Joe Howell/Bob Fowler/Mike Powers/Greg Partyka

2013 season results: 1-8 overall (0-7 DuPage Valley Conference)

Biggest storyline in 2014? How will West Aurora fare in a new conference in 2014? The Blackhawks will leave the DuPage Valley for the Upstate 8 conference, West Aurora played in the old Upstate 8 conference from 1963 to 1997 before moving to the DVC.

Name to Watch: Class of 2016 RB/LB Drake Spears (6-foot-2, 200 pounds. Spears has been very impressive this winter in spring in various camps and 7 on 7 events. Spears will be asked to lead a team that is deep on experience in 2014.

Biggest hole to fill? Quarterback.

EDGY's Early Take on the 2014 West Aurora Blackhawks: If the Blackhawks can find a a quarterback to replace graduated three year starter Quintez Jones (Northern Michigan) West Aurora could surprise in 2014.