GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO)-- The Fruita Monument Wildcats will have a lot of fresh faces on defense.
The Wildcats lost eight of their defensive starters due to graduation last spring. That leaves a lot of roster spots open to players who haven't yet seen varsity playing-time.
"It's more responsibility, I'd have to say," said senior safety Zac Griggs. "But it's just football."
And second-year coach Sean Mulvey is like-minded. "I think this team is going to be mentally tough," he commented during Monday's practice.
"We'll let the other parts work themselves out, but we're ready to play."
The Wildcats begin the season at Stocker Stadium on Saturday morning versus Adams City.
Fruita was 4-6 overall in 2011 and 2-2 in the SWL.
KKCO firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKCO 11News.powered by Disqus
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.