Posted On: 03/22/20 3:53 PM

The season didn't start the way Lakeville South senior Hank English planned. After expecting to see a lot of time at defensive back and running back, English started the season healthy, but on the sidelines. Despite his unexpected start to the season, English didn't get down. Now, he is getting ready to play college football.
The football season was such a good experience for English that it began to change his college plans.
"I play three sports, and I have never played on a team that was such a family and a brotherhood," English said. "In a single season – it happened within a couple of weeks in June. We realized we had something special. That influenced my decision on if I wanted to play college football or college baseball. I realized I wanted a family like this for the next four years."
The Cougars completed a 10-2 season, including a trip to the state semi-finals.
"Offensively, obviously, our strength was our different style of offense and running game," English said. "We had athletic guys ranging from our guards to our running backs. We had speed that gave us an advantage on the offensive side. Defensively,

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