Talented quarterback Drew Schmit returns after leading Jesup to its second playoff appearance in school history in 2015. While Schmit has an experienced offensive line to work behind, the lack of experience on defense is a big concern for Coach Jason Sullivan heading into his eighth season with the J-Hawks.

2016 SEASON PROSPECTUS: JESUP J-HAWKS

2015 RECORD: 6-4 Overall / 4-2 District
2015 PLAYOFFS: Class-1A 1st-Round

HEAD COACH: Jason Sullivan
School Record (Years): 16-48 (8)
Career Record (Years): N/A (12)

2015 STARTERS RETURNING (7):
Drew Schmit, QB/S
Ethan Wyant, WR/CB
Garrett Richter, LG/DT
Bryce Winters, C/DE
Brian Sadler, RG/DT
Logan Hawkins, RT
Tyler Lienau, TE/LB

OTHER 2015 LETTERWINNERS RETURNING (1):
Cole VanBrocklin, RB

KEY LOSSES FROM 2015 SEASON:
Kyle Schultz, DE/TE
Rodney Ceiseilski, FB/LB
Brendan Murray, RB/LB

HOW COACH SULLIVAN VIEWS UPCOMING SEASON

Team Strength Entering 2016:
Offensive line has a lot of experience and has worked hard to become bigger and stronger. Quarterback Drew Schmit is coming off a great year.

Concerns Heading Into 2016:
Inexperience on the defensive side of the ball.

Opponents Expected To Compete For District Title In 2016:
West Branch, Tipton or Maquoketa Valley (Delhi)