Week 5 Player Preview

Posted On: 09/12/20 11:46 AM

For a player on defense, getting interceptions is always a special feeling. Whether it’s a player in the secondary or the rare case of a defensive lineman picking off the quarterback, getting the offense the ball back is key in football. Turnovers often determine which team wins a football game. Let’s take a look at some returning interception leaders.

Antonio Cuffari, Cedar Grove, Sr. – Cuffari is the top returning interceptions leader following six picks a season ago at cornerback. He had two interceptions against Glen Ridge, and then one each in wins over Hanover Park, Newark Collegiate, Emerson Boro and Butler. Cuffari has a knack for finding the ball through reading the quarterback’s eyes and where he’s looking to go with the football. Cuffari has the ability to make an interception and take it back for a score. Expect him to continue his strong defensive ways in his senior year.

Wendell Cadet, Elizabeth, Jr. – Cadet is coming off a five-interception sophomore year for Elizabeth out of Union County. He is capable of making tons of plays at safety through great reads and hard hits. Expect him to continue to make strides for Elizabeth as he enters his junior

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