Killeen Kangaroos aim for consistency

Posted at 10:19 PM, Aug 25, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-03 15:20:19-04

After wrapping up last year at 4-6, the Killeen Kangaroos are fired up and ready to not beat themselves. 

Head Coach Neil Searcy said the key to success this season is putting together four quarters of consistent football. 

"Defense got to set the tone. Offense can set the tone. It don't really matter as long as we get it right, as long as we come out the field hitting," Christopher Ingram, Roos senior linebacker, said. 

With a short non-district schedule, the Roos will rely on their veteran defense to hold the team together and allow the offense time to click.

Thankfully, coaches said their guys retained a bunch from spring ball so, they'll be ready for the first of their three seasons. 

"We talk about three seasons around here. Playing the non-district and our district schedules and playing in the playoffs. So, we want to play all three seasons and that's our goal around here every single year and hope we get back to that this year," Head Coach Neil Searcy said. 

"We were lacking a little bit of leadership, and you know, our juniors last year are seniors now, and we're ready to take that leadership role and take that next step," Raquan Thompson, Roos senior defensive lineman, said. 

The Roos will get the ball going with a road game against Stony Point down in Round Rock week one. 

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