ROCK HILL - The Newberry Wolves' football team has been predicted by the coaches of the South Atlantic Conference to finish in fifth place in the conference in the 2013 season, as the annual preseason coaches' poll was released Monday morning.
The Wolves are coming off of a 4-3 conference record and fifth place finish in the SAC in 2012, with a 5-6 overall record. A total of 16 starters return for 2013, with nine on offense and seven on defense. Positions of particular depth and experience include the receiving corps and the defensive line, while four starters return on the offensive line.
Newberry begins practice for the 2013 season on Tuesday at 7:15 p.m., with all preseason practices open to the public. The preseason all-conference team will be released Tuesday.
The Wolves kick off their season on September 7 at Elizabeth City State, while the home opener is on September 14 against first-year program Florida Tech.
2013 SAC Football Preseason Coaches' Poll