Thursday's prep football season opener
Published: Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 9:00 p.m.
Last Modified: Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 9:05 p.m.
Who: Florida School for the Deaf at Oak Hall
When: Tonight at 7
Online broadcast: theprepzone.com
2012 records: FSFD 7-2; Oak Hall 5-6
2012 score: Oak Hall 22, FSFD 6
Series: Oak Hall has won the last three meetings; FSFD's last victory came in 2005
Players to watch: FSFD- WB Nick Stanfield, QB Tyler Ames; WB Jesus Jimenez; OH- C/DL Jackson Armstrong, WR/DB Brad Pita, WR/DB Jake Kirschner, RB/DB/LB Trey Carr
Notes: This is also the opening game of the North Florida Football Conference, which is in its third year and consists of 10 teams and two divisions … the host Eagles have played in the last two NFFC championships, losing both games to Tallahassee Maclay. ... Oak Hall was originally put in District 2-3A when the FHSAA released its tentative 2013-14 district football alignment in December 2012, but the administration chose to go independent.
Staff picks: LS: FSFD; JB: FSFD; LB: FSFD; PK: FSFD
Staff includes John Boothe, Laura Bernheim and Paul Kardasz
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