MCAC 2017 Football Preview: Itasca Community College

MCAC 2017 Football Preview: Itasca Community College

Itasca Community College 
 Head Coach | Years as ICC | Overall W-L Record  

Weldon Braxton | Entering 1st Year | 0-0 Overall 

Assistant Coaches:

Matt Pellinen

Johnny Johnson

Derek Lacosse,

Josh Engel 

2016 MCAC Overall Record | Division Record |Place of Finish

5-3 Overall |  3-2 in Eastern Division  | 3rd Place East 

Key Returning and/or Incoming Players:

CJ Scott, DB, Clemson, SC

Andrew Tilton, OL, Mechanicsville, VA

Raekwon Archer, DB, Tallahassee, FL

Steven Edwards Jr., DB, Kissimmee, FL

Jerod Jones III, WR, Sanford, FL

Wyatt Fitterer, DL, New Richland, MN 


Coach Braxton on Expectations of Itasca Offense in 2017: 

"We want to be fundamentally sound on offense. The goal is improve each week, not turn the ball over and put our defense in good positions on the field." 

Coach Braxton on Expectations of Itasca Defense in 2017:

"Our goal is to be a physical well-tackling defense. We hope to play well against the run and communicate well with our sophomore laden secondary." 

Coach Braxton on Expectations of Itasca Special Teams in 2017: 

"Kickoff and punt are very important to us. We hope to gain solid field position and not lose points and possessions on special teams." 

Moving On: '16 Itasca Vikings competing at 4-year programs in 2017:

Jack Leius – University of Minnesota

Roshea Grays – Bemidji St.

Austin Pfisthner – Jamestown University

Bailey Germain – UW-River Falls 

For additional local coverage of Itasca Community College Football, please visit

ICC Athletics

Grand Rapids Herald Review Sports

The Bemidji Pioneer

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