Bo Hering had a different feeling about the 2018 season.
He was confident Maryville College wasn’t going to endure another average year on the football field.
“The team had a different feel to it. We wanted to be good. Everyone wanted to be here,” Hering said. “We had new leadership and worked hard in the offseason.”
The sophomore linebacker out of Navarre worked as hard as anyone. And the results speak for themselves.
Maryville went 7-3, winning its first outright conference USA South Conference title in program history and making it to the playoffs for only the second time.
Hering was instrumental in that success, finishing second on the team in tackles (40) and earning second-team all-conference honors as the Scots looked like a different team than the one that finished 5-5 in 2017.
Those around the Maryville program felt he should have been a first-team pick, but that just leaves the former Navarre football standout something to strive for in 2019.
“It’s a nice honor. I worked hard for it,” Hering said. “I thought I should have been a first-team pick, and so should have a lot of other guys on our team. It’s something I’m going to work for next year.”
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