Football: Can core of skill players mesh quickly for Kinnick?

Zeke DeLaughter, a senior transfer from South Carolina, is Nile C. Kinnick's new starting football quarterback. (Dave Ornauer/Stars and Stripes)
Zeke DeLaughter, a senior transfer from South Carolina, is Nile C. Kinnick's new starting football quarterback. (Dave Ornauer/Stars and Stripes)

Football: Can core of skill players mesh quickly for Kinnick?

by Dave Ornauer
Stars and Stripes

Third in a series of DODEA-Pacific high school football previews.

YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan – In his 11 years at the helm of Nile C. Kinnick’s football team, Dan Joley has never failed to find a quarterback he feels can execute plays to his expectations.

That somebody this year is Zeke DeLaughter, a senior who arrived at Yokosuka in August of last year from South Carolina.

The 2020 season was shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic, but both coach and quarterback believe DeLaughter is ready to accept the challenge of being both signal caller and “coach on the field,” as Joley likes to say.

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