VIDEO - 2013 MEDIA DAY AUSTIN WHIPKEY
Updated: Saturday, August 10 2013, 10:49 PM EDT
Head Coach: BJ Depew
College Attended: Ohio State
History of Coaching: 7 years as Assistant Coach, 7 years as Head Coach (All at Linsly School).
Record as Head Coach: 41-29
Overall Record as Head Coach: 41-29
Current School Record as Head Coach: 41-29
Greatest Moment As Head Coach: Undefeated 2011 season.
Family Information: Wife- Tracy, Son-Isaac, Daughter-Noelle
Coach's Hobbies: Being a Father.
Who Was Your Inspiration To Be A Coach? Terry Depew, my father and my
A positive comment about another Ohio Valley football coach/program: "We look forward to our OVAC opponents. The coaches and programs are willed with excellent people."
Quote about the upcoming season: "We are optimistic about the experienced group that returns this year. They are determined to be successful."
Stadium Name: Lockhart Field
Stadium Address: 108 Leatherwood Lane, Wheeling, WV 26003
Type of Turf: Grass
Stadium Seating Capacity: 2,500
High School: Linsly
School Address: 60 Knox Lane, Wheeling, WV 26003
School Phone: 304-233-3260
Contact For Tickets: Dan Buchwach
Athletic Director: Dan Buchwach (304) 233-3260
Team Colors: Orange and Black
Greatest Moment in Team History: Undefeated Seasons 1986, 1987, 1996, 2011
State Division/Class: WV - A
Last Conference Title: 2011 - OVAC AA
School's Biggest Rivalry: Wheeling Central
2012 Football Record: 4-6
Type of Offense: Multiple
Type of Defense: 4 - 3
Conference/Class: OVAC 3A
Best Known Alumni: Willie Clay, Eddie Drummond, Don Stephens, Tom Keane
How many returning offensive players: 8 starters
Key Returning Players: Jameson Murray, Austin Whipkey, Reno Colalanni, Dom Ellis, Todd Nickoles, Zak Kriechbaum
How many returning defensive players: 8 out of 9 starters
How many returning lettermen: 19
Key players that Graduated: Chinelo Oparanozie RB and Rainer Whiteside K/P