Experienced Truman Football Squad Wants To Continue Run Of Success

Truman State returns 19 starters from a team that went 9-2 and won the America’s Crossroads Bowl. The Dean of GLVC coaches, Gregg Nesbitt, enters his 14th season leading the Bulldogs. Despite the front-line experience, Nesbitt says preseason camp will be important to build depth….

Junior Nolan Hair has been the starting quarterback since he arrived on campus. Nesbitt lists the offensive keys….

The entire offensive line is intact, including former Monroe City standout Jon Saxbury. Nesbitt looks at the other two phases….

Returning starters on defense include area 1st Team All-GLVC seniors in linebacker Isaiah Estes of Fayette and lineman Ben Miller of Westran High School.

The Bulldogs have been the model of consistency, including three bowl game victories, but have come up short of making the NCAA Playoffs. Nesbitt cautions against looking too far ahead in a season…..

Truman was picked 2nd in the GLVC Football Coaches Preseason Poll. The Bulldogs will open the season at Findlay, Ohio, on September 2nd, followed by consecutive home games against South Dakota Mines and Saginaw Valley State, Michigan. The conference opener is at McKendree on September 30th. For the 29th season, Superstation KRES is the Voice of the Bulldogs.