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Donovan Snyder caught a 63-yard pass on a halfback option to start a Cavemen drive.
Jack Gaylord has a slight edge over Tahj Martin at halfback, replacing Milan Grice.
Quick facts: Gueriera, who went 15-18 in three seasons at West Chester East, was Malvern’s quarterbacks coach and recruiting coordinator in 2009 and 2010, Allison, a speedy senior halfback, missed eight games last season due to injuries.
After his service ended, Parseghian entered Miami University and won the starting halfback spot.
Before starting his coaching career, the Akron native played halfback and defensive back at Miami of Ohio, Great Lakes and for the Cleveland Browns.
But perhaps the sneakiest player primed for a monster season is junior Kendall Blanton (6-6, 265), who had 16 catches for 161 yards with three touchdowns last season and proved to be an adept (at times devastating) blocker from the halfback spot.
Jim Thorpe, halfback, Canton Bulldogs (1915-17, 1919-20, 1926), Cleveland Indians (1921), Oorang Indians (Marion-Ohio-NFL) (1922-23), Chicago Cardinals (1928).
Woods played for the Midshipmen as a halfback in 1941, left the academy the following year, and joined Army on the 1942 and 1943 teams.
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