Eastland's Gosnell Gaining Experience at Quarterback During 7on7

Published 06/23 2014 05:19PM

Updated 06/23 2014 08:20PM

One of the keys this year for the Eastland Mavericks will be replacing quarterback Josh Moylan. Already it looks as if the Mavs have their man with Josh Gosnell gaining some experience at the position during 7on7.

The Eastland Mavericks came to town on Saturday and punched their ticket to the state tournament by winning the HSU state qualifier.

Josh Gosnell takes over under center for BCH Sports Player of the year Josh Moylan.

It's a Josh taking over for a Josh, and this Summer, it looks like things are going to be just fine in Eastland.

"He doesn't need to be compared to anyone. He's going to go in and play his game, and it's going to be different than the people before him, it's going to be different the people after him. He's going to go, and he's going to do a great job, and he's going to play to the best of his abilities," said head coach Cliff Watkins.

"It's a lot of pressure. I haven't played the spot since eighth grade year, but I'm picking up on it pretty quick and I think we're going to be fine this year. We have to learn a new offense this year and it's just getting us to learn the plays better, and we're going to be ready by the season starts," said Josh Gosnell.

"He's done a good job. He's stepped in, hadn't got a lot of reps the past couple of years. He played a lot of varsity football at safety. 7on7 has been good for him. Just to get out here and learn the new system, just throw and catch and compete," said Watkins.

The Mavericks will play in the state tournament in College Station starting on July 10th.

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