Posted On: 01/11/20 4:21 PM
Last season, the Moorhead Spuds struggled through a two-win season. This year, they turned things around to the tune of five regular season wins and a trip to the state tournament. The Spuds had a lot of new faces in the lineup in 2019, but one constant was quarterback Trey Feeney. Once the young kids got some experience and Feeney found a rapport with his new receivers, the team took off.
"We knew we were going to have some inexperienced kids that had not played a lot of varsity football," Feeney said. "Throughout the season, we were connected. There wasn't a lot of 'me guys.' We took a few losses early on, but we kept going at it. We knew our coaches were going to put us in a position to win by the end of the year. By the end of the year, we just went out and got it. We got to the state quarterfinals."
Leadership was one of the main keys to the dramatic turnaround.
"Two years ago, there were a lot of guys who wanted to be the guy," Feeney explained. "We didn't have a lot of team leaders to bring the team