West Chester Golden Rams
2013 Record: 13-2 (6-1) *NCAA Playoffs, Super Region 1 Champion, National Semi-Finalist
Head Coach: Bill Zwaan
Defensive Coordinator: Mike Furlong
Offensive Coordinator: Bill Zwaan Jr.
Top returning players: QB Sean McCartney, LB Ronell Williams, LB Mike Labor, DB Al-Hajj Shabazz, OL Derek Schatz
The upside: QB Sean McCartney gets better every year...and this is sixth year in the program.
2013 Record: 9-3 (6-1) PSAC West Champion, NCAA Playoffs
Head Coach: George Mihalik (176-106-4, 27th year)
Defensive Coordinator: Shawn Lutz
Offensive Coordinator: Conrad / Bongivengo
Top returning players: WR Jaimire Dutrieuille, RB Teddy Blakeman, RB Shamar Greene, DB Austin Miele, OL Cory Tucker
The upside: The Rock might have the strongest RB tandem in the PSAC this year with Blakeman and Greene.
2013 Record: 7-4 (6-1)
Head Coach: Mark Maciejewski
Defensive Coordinator: Mike Burket
Offensive Coordinator: Joe Davis
Top returning players: WR Trevor Harman, RB Blair Brooks, WR Sheldon Mayer, LB Brian Sourbor, LB Cortlin Dell
The upside: If a new starting QB can hit the ground running, the Raiders will be in business with nine returning starters on offense.
The downside: The defense
2013 Record: 7-4 (4-3)
Head Coach: Marty Schaetzle (62-70, 13th year)
Defensive Coordinator: Jeff Gutowski
Top returning players: RB Brandon Brown-Dukes, OL Ben Gysin, TE R.J. Miller, LB Pat Behm, DB Colin Kimball
The upside: The back end of the defense is loaded with talent
The downside: The D-line depth chart will have several new faces
Kutztown Golden Bears
2013 Record: 4-7 (3-4)
Head Coach: Jim Clements (first year)
Defensive Coordinator: Ross Pennypacker
Offensive Coordinator: Brad Mangle
Top returning players: DE Zach Greenwald, LB Sam Dougan, WR Brett Fox, WR Kodi Reed, QB Josh Luckenbaugh
The upside: The Golden Bears were young last year but they are in a much better position this year.
The downside: Three head coaches in three years is never
Updated 08-25-2014 at 08:02 PM by Chuck Bitner