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Cavaliers coach Mike London is banking on his squad's experience to usher them through the season.
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Well with the right mindset for sure in a year -- two. Basically the same coaches same scheme same systems you know the familiarity with. That was the expectations you know -- offensively defensively and kicking game so. Yeah we we've. We've improved ourselves from a you know from made dramatic improvements leaps and bounds and -- or actually excited about. You know now putting the product back on the field. After having a year under our belt I think got the potential lives in. Guys being a year older and coming back that I can beat it's good or bad thing He had the same guys coming back from. The last couple years from below average years. But I think in this case. Guys with a renewed sense of optimism. Of the work ethic you know infusing that with a young young talented. -- a freshman who say this and come come and play. -- come and enjoy it a degree that. That's afforded to me is is is the best of -- -- opportunities. In so that there is -- there is optimism players are excited about. You know about the direction. That this program is moving in. And in the seniors wanna go out with a positive college experience I think. None of the critics and experience in the post season play and down before you start talking all I can take care of yourself going into the season. And then you your first game first game is the most important game so. You know we're looking for up to improve in all areas and and pressure the fans are and I know that the players are. Ross Metheny is the oldest of you know as the racers soft when you say he'll listen Michael Rocco is that you saw what has He played last year. Comes from background where -- was a coach. Michael Strauss is a big year in the last January. And they don't offer is a true freshman admitted him this past January so. You know in terms of leadership there's not a whole lot of opportunities. To do today you only get that to demonstrate performance. As we got to put him in positions that early on would dictate if they can handle it. I look at it this way you know to make the transition from the 3443. To take your safeties. That now have. To become linebackers. One of our areas of improvement is improving our. Our power play gets the run where our safeties have to learn how to fit like linebackers. And what's happened is with the strength and in in development that these guys have become you know have become stronger bigger faster spring practice what they've done well. And so we're excited about seeing where they -- now in the grand scheme of playing because of football.