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September 5, 2013
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THE OUTLOOK -- Fletcher comes in off a 46-13 win over Stanton College Prep while First Coast played rival Ribault and had to rally to win 12-7. The Bucs offense has generated 19 points in its last two games dating back to 2012.
The Fletcher defense is young, but aggressive - and so is the offensive line. That will be the tell-tale sign if First Coast can get to Florida International commit Luke Medlock, it could be trouble. The Senators will need to stop Pittman and company from being over aggressive.
On the outside, First Coast will bring Rivals three-star (and Auburn commit) Raashed Kinnion from the weakside defensive end spot.
That is where First Coast's strength is - in the defense. The Bucs are still looking for a running game aside from Florida State commit De'Andre Johnson. If Fletcher can force First Coast into a one-dimensional offense, the Senators can control the game.
However, the defensive secondary for the Senators will be tested and tested quickly by Johnson and receivers like Jr. Jerad Washington and company.
I know you want offense, but this one looks like a defensive struggle early on.