Posted On: 07/22/20 11:25 AM

                  In this series, we're going to look at Tampa Bay Area teams that are playoff contenders. Some of these teams fell just short of making the playoffs and others are a constant participant, but with the ball bouncing the right way this year and improvement in key areas, these teams all have the potential to make the state playoffs in Florida.

                 Tampa Sickles football team finished 2019 5-5. Coach Murphy’s teams are always a tough out and despite the fact they lost some players on defense for the upcoming season, I fully expect the offense to pick up the slack and carry the load. They have a lot of offensive Firepower returning and some key pieces on defense as well that will lead to a turnaround. Sickles in my opinion has a great chance to make a return to the playoffs this year led by running back Kole Robertson and Center Nohl Settlemire. The defense will be revamped, but the strength will be the Linebackers led by c/o 22's Ryland Ashe, Logan Fikar, and Nicholas Carson.

I reached out to Coach Murphy about the upcoming

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