Posted On: 04/9/20 5:12 AM

After losing two of their first three games to start the 2019 football season, the Rosemount Irish would only lose two more games for the rest of the year. They finished with a 7-4 record and advanced to the state tournament for the first time since the 2016 season. According to junior Charlie Barnick, once the young guys got some experience, the team took off. As for Barnick, it was a year of transition. He needed to gain experience of his own.
"We had a good season," Barnick said about the 2019 season. "We lost most of our defense, so we had a couple of grey areas – a couple of guys playing positions they hadn't played before. We did a lot of learning at the beginning of the season. Towards the end, most of our defense had it locked down. Our offense was solid."
Barnick started at inside linebacker and played situationally on offense.
"We were good against the run," Barnick explained. "We had some trouble against the pass, but throughout the season, we started to figure that out. On offense, our run game was solid. When we were hitting our passes, we were good. We

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