They come off the field sweaty and aching, even a little tired, the grind of a two-hour practice on a hot Friday afternoon clearly taking its toll, but they feel good about the work they have put in, not just for this day but the first week of preseason camp as a whole.
Navarre’s four senior offensive linemen, Bryson Garner, Trey Campbell, Cota Taylor and Klayton Dillard, know they still have a lot of work to do. They also know the doubters exist, that it’s not possible for the line to be nearly as good as it was a year ago, not with four seniors lost to graduation.
“We’ve conquered a lot of things people are saying about us, people saying we are too small and not good enough,” Campbell said. “But we feel like with being a family and working hard and forming a brotherhood, we’ve overcome a lot.”
If you ask Navarre offensive line coach Greg Greenhaw about this group, he’ll tell you it has a chance to be special, an opportunity to potentially be the best offensive line in school history.
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