2012 Faith Lutheran Football Capsule


Coach: Jake Kothe, 12th season

2011 record: 2-7 (2-6 Northwest)

Returning letter winners: 26

Returning starters: Six offense, six defense

Base offensive set: Spread

Base defensive set: 4-4

Top offensive players: WR Sean Bishel (Sr.); WR Anthony Pryatel-Farmer (Sr.); TE Hayden Solis (Jr.)

Top defensive players: DB Sean Bishel (Sr.); DE Pryatel-Farmer (Sr.); DE Danny Otuwa (Jr.); LB Austin Daykin (Sr.); LB Dylan DeFrank (Jr.); LB Jesse Neely (Sr.)

Top newcomers: OL/DL Austin Prather (So.)

Key losses: WR/DB Brad Pearson; WR/DB Chris Mays; TE/LB Trey Jasonek

Outlook: The pass-happy Crusaders figure to be a contender in the new Division I-A Sunset League.

Pryatel-Farmer should be one of the league’s top receivers after catching 34 passes for 415 yards as a junior.

Faith Lutheran went a combined 5-19 in Northwest League games over the past three years, but is likely to compete for its first postseason berth since it was a Class 3A member in 2008.