Cold Springs

A Cold Springs player prepares to make a catch during practice.

COLD SPRINGS — The Eagles simply can't wait to get their season started.

After a run of three straight postseason appearances from 2014-16, Cold Springs has fallen short of the playoffs the previous two years and is ready to get things turned around.

The Eagles have several playmakers on this year's squad, and head coach Rod Elliott couldn't be more excited about the possibilities on both sides of the ball.

Cold Springs opens the season with a road clash against Meek on Aug. 22.

Need a quick football fix? Then take a look at this year's Eagles below and check back for a full story, roster and pictures in the 2019 Football Preview Magazine — due out Wednesday, Aug. 21.

2019 Cold Springs Eagles

% Head Coach: Rod Elliott

% Last Year's Record: 4-6 (2-4 in Class 2A, Region 5)

% Key Departures: Mason Harris, Clay Rollo, Calvin McNabb, Francisco Ayala, Will Swann

% Key Returners: Brodi Williams, Ayden Alexander, Lawson Burgess, Jordan Lacey, Roberto Ayala, Jacob McClendon

% Coach Speak: "The main thing is trying to get the kids conditioned well enough that they can play in a football game. That's what we've been focusing on — conditioning and execution. They've done really well. They've practiced hard, practiced fast." — Rod Elliott

% Player Speak: "We had a good summer, and I think we're ready for this season. We have a good senior group, and we're experienced and ready to go." — Ayden Alexander

"This year we're a whole lot more motivated. I think this year is the best year we're going to have." — Brodi Williams 

% Jake Winfrey can be reached at 256-734-2131, ext. 136 or at​

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