Neptune Beach Fletcher 2021

Posted On: 04/2/21 7:20 AM

There isn’t much that head coach Bobby Raulerson has to tell his football team after falling short in 2020.

While Neptune Beach Fletcher could use the Covid pandemic as a valid excuse, it really wouldn’t hold water. This program played really well at times. Good enough to advance further than they did, and that’s the frustrating part of last season.

As the returning players look at the season-ending 47-21 playoff loss to Jacksonville Atlantic Coast, there are no fingers to point. Just the knowledge that if you work harder, that obstacle will disappear the next time around.

The Senators’ only other loss this past season came to a solid Fleming Island (Orange Park) squad in the regular season, 28-20.

As wins over Jacksonville Terry Parker (23-0), Flagler Palm Coast (13-0), Jacksonville Ribault (28-12), Jacksonville First Coast (42-6), Jacksonville Mandarin (28-13) and that same Atlantic Coast squad during the regular season, 24-14, will motivate this team, a lot was learned in 2020 that this loaded rising senior (2022) class is ready for.

Among those gifted athletes coming back to lead and provide experience include versatile star-rated FSU DE/RB commit Aaron Hester Aaron Hester 6'3" | DL Neptune Beach Fletcher | 2022 State FL , an ultra-talented 6-3, 230-pounder, who can play this

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