CSNChicago.com is your top destination on the road to the 2015 high school football season. CSN preps contributor “Edgy” Tim O’Halloran will take a look at 100 teams in 100 days, counting down to the opening night kickoff on Aug. 28.
2014 Record: 14-0 (7-0). Won the East Suburban Catholic Conference in 2014. The Road Runners also won the Class 6A state title, their first football state title in school history.
Why did the Road Runners make the @CSNPreps Power Rankings? Despite some heavy graduation losses, the Road Runners still have plenty of talent on board for another run.
Areas of concern heading into the 2015 season: Can Nazareth Academy replace five starting offensive linemen from a season ago this fall?
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It will be a good season if: The offensive line comes around, and the Road Runners avoid a hangover from last year's state title run.
Headliners: Senior RB/DB Julian Love (Notre Dame) and senior OL/DL Matt Prendergast (Lehigh) are just a few key names from a loaded Road Runner roster.
Biggest game of 2015: October 9th at Joliet Catholic Academy. A potential conference championship game here with tons of playoff implications.
Did you know: Love will take part in the school play again this coming spring. So far, he has played Donkey in Shrek his sophomore year and then played Neleus in Mary Poppins last spring.