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St. Louis Park Football At-a-Glance
- 2011 Record: 3-6 overall, 3-4 in North Suburban Conference
- Playoffs: Lost to Simley in first round
- Coach: Vince Varpness (second season at SLP)
- Junior QB Quinn Livdahl: Will be starting the season opener and replacing the talented Jacolbi Courington-Meier, who graduated
- Senior LB Nick Shaughnessy: An all-conference player last year, Shaughnessy will be expected to be one of the defensive leaders
- Senior OL Charlie Koch: Also an all-conference player last year, Koch will be expected to anchor the line and provide leadership
Coach's Quick Thoughts
- Team Strengths: Defense is expected to do well due to seven returning starters; six of those seven are seniors. The linebacking core is aggressive in both the run and pass game. The offensive line returns four starters; three of those four are juniors. This group at OL will provide a solid foundation for the offense in both the run and pass game.
- Areas of Concern: Overall numbers are small so we need to stay healthy.