Posted On: 10/15/20 6:41 PM

Tartan senior TJ FieldsTJFieldsDBTartan | 2021StateMN has had to adjust to a lot since the middle of his junior football season. An injury in his junior year forced him into a reduced role. COVID19 caused – like everyone – Fields to alter his training and his coaches asked him to take on a new role for his senior year.

"I started at strong safety and running back my junior year," Fields explained. "In the fifth game, I landed on my head and hurt my neck. I still played all the games, but the coaches were careful with me, and I rotated in at strong safety and running back the second half of the year."

This season, Fields moved to a new but not unfamiliar position.

"The coaches thought linebacker was a better fit for me," Fields explained. "I played linebacker in junior high, so it wasn’t completely new, but it has been a big difference. Linebacker is much more physical, but I like it a lot."

The Titans picked up a win in their season opener last week, but it has not been a smooth lead up to the season.

"It has been kind of rough for us so far,"

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