William Byrd is fresh off its first winning season since 2008.
Gone is quarterback Zac Hill who graduated, but Will Culicerto transferred from Northside and is competing for the starting quarterback job.
“He's a good kid and we're glad to have him in the program,” William Byrd head coach Jeff Highfill said.
“Right now that gives us two good quarterbacks. We have Brent Coleman who has been behind Zach the last two years. He like Will is going to be a junior so we've got two good kids we think can be quarterbacks and good football players for us now.”
In his 34th season at Byrd, coach Highfill has seen a little bit of everything.
With their numbers in the 50s, Highfill would like to develop some layered depth at several positions.
“We've always had that problem with what Zach did last year,” Highfill said. “What he did was unbelievable, he was in on every offensive play, every defensive play and carrying the ball and making all the tackles and you're not going to get that very often. But we've always had a bunch of guys who have unfortunately had to go both ways and we would love to have everyone go one way but we haven't been in that situation so we'll have to condition them and we always talk as a high school coach particularly you can't recruit so you have to take what comes and do the best you can with it.”