Posted On: 08/19/20 5:18 PM

After all of the craziness we have endured in 2020, Friday night lights will be a welcome sight.  While many states in the Midwest have decided against playing football this fall, Indiana looks to be full go!  With a great opening slate...This weekend is sure to be packed with excitement, passion, and surprises.  Let's dissect some of this weekends important matchups, and highlight 4 defensive players to keep an eye on week 1!

When it comes to Gibson Southern, one thing is for certain... They like to light up the scoreboard.  Led by 2022 Purdue QB commit, Brady AllenBradyAllen6'6" | QBGibson Southern | 2022StateIN, Southern averaged over 42 points per game last season and they are a threat to score every time they have the ball.  In Gibson Southern’s 3 losses last year, they were held to nearly 20 points below their average... This is where Jamal KingJamalKing5'10" | DBColumbus North | 2021StateIN comes into play. In order for North to contain Allen, they are going to have limit Southern’s explosive plays, and cause some turnovers. As a safety for Columbus North, King is not only tasked with patrolling the secondary, he is an extra defender in many of

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