MV COUGARS FOOTBALL
Spencer Klein returns this year for his FOURTH year as a varsity starter. After playing as a freshman at LB at the end of the year, Spencer has seen quite a road. Suffering a knee injury in his sophomore season, Spencer returned last year as both an All-League Offensive lineman and inside linebacker. He was one of our few two way all-league players. Dedicating himself to offseason conditioning like no other player for MV, Spencer has come back this year in the best shape of his life. He will move to Tailback this year where we expect him to be a bruising back that can surprise people with his quickness and ability to lower a shoulder. He is the HEART of the MV defense as well, making the calls from his middle linebacker position. Spencer comes from a great family that has been involved in Cougar football for years and his older brother Ben was an All-State Linebacker in 2013. We can’t wait to see what Spencer will accomplish this season!
Jacob Rey returns for his senior year after a junior season that saw him be a key piece of the Cougar team as a two-way starter. On offense, look for Jacob to be a key part of the Cougar passing attack as one of the top wide receivers in the conference.
On defense, Jacob will play a large part in the Cougar Secondary, and will see time at both the corner and safety positon. Jacob’s athleticism and great coverage skills will be relied upon to anchor the Cougar Secondary.
Adam is another two-way starter that returns for his senior year. Adam is a strong and athletic young man that could see use at a variety of offensive, defensive and special team positions this year. On defense Adam will see time at Strong Safety again this year, but has also shown great promise as an outside linebacker. As one of the more physical defensive players, look for Adam to be one of the team leaders in tackles again this year. Offensively, Adam is both a true deep threat and has the ability to run great routes to get himself open underneath as well. He will be a key part of the Cougar offense.
Koltin returned to football last year after not playing as a sophomore, and are we sure glad he did. Koltin was a bright spot for the Cougars in an otherwise tough year. Koltin was 1st team all-league as a defensive back from his free safety position. He has excellent range and coverage skills downfield, but he is also a great tackler with a nose for the football. He led the team last year in both solo and assisted tackles. We are looking for another big year in the secondary from Koltin. He will also see time at WR and a variety of special team positions. A true three sport athlete, Koltin is also a member of the basketball and baseball teams.
After a breakout season last year at the JV level, Alex steps up to the varsity level with a lot of high hopes from the coaching staff. From his cornerback position, Alex has a nose for the football and the ability to make plays on the ball in the air that the Cougars haven’t seen in quite a while. Whether it be dropping into a zone, or up pressing in man to man, Alex looks to be a big part of the Cougar secondary this year. Alex will be on nearly every special team and will be provide depth at the WR position.
John will play receiver and defensive back this year for the Cougars. John has a 3.2 grade point average and his ability to learn things quickly is a plus. John will be battling for playing time at a very competitive receiver position. He has good hands and runs routes well. He has good height for a receiver and can create a mismatch for some defensive backs. John has good talent and could really help us add depth to the team. He plans on going to college at COCC and then OSU Cascades.
Christian plays receiver and defensive back. Christian started on our JV last year and gained valuable experience. Christian runs very smooth routes. He has good hands and goes for the ball well. Christian's best asset is his football sense and the way he runs routes to fool the defender and take advantage of the defense. Christian will be an important utility player and will play offense, defense and be an important special team player for us.
Carson plays receiver and linebacker for Mt. View. Carson got some experience at the varsity level last year which will help him greatly this year. He has worked hard in the weight room this year and is our strongest receiver. Carson is also one of the fastest players on our team. We expect Carson to be able to stretch the defense and make some big plays for us at receiver. He is competitive and leads by example with his hard work and positive attitude. Carson is a good football player and a very good team player. He plans on attending college after high school studying Sports Marketing. He is an excellent student with a 4.0 GPA.
Jacob is a 4 year Mt. View player who returns at Tight End and linebacker. He got a great year of experience last year on the Varsity team and looks to be a dual threat at the tight end position. He comes from a close family of 5 siblings and sports a solid 3.8 GPA. An excellent basketball player as well, after high school Jacob would like to study medicine after high school.
Micah returns for his 4th year of football and is a great example of a player who lives for his team. As an undersized lineman, he constantly puts technique and effort into everything he does. Micah is also a great musician playing in the school band and after high school would like to further his education in several of his different talents.
Alex Coogan spent most of the 2015 season playing with the junior varsity squad. Playing fullback and inside linebacker, Alex will be looking to crack the starting line up. Alex will be a contributing factor in the success of the 2016 season.
Micah Hoole is a returning starter at fullback and letterman from the 2015 Cougar squad. Micah has worked hard in the off season and is looking to build on a good junior season. A very versatile player offensively Micah can play both as a full back and inside slot receiver. Micah is great student with a 3.5 GPA, is involved in student government and is planning to play college football next year.
“Viz” is a 4-year member of the Cougar Football Family where he plays both offensive & defensive line. He maintains a 4.2 GPA and is also an integral member of the Cougar Lacrosse Team. Andrew will attend college where he will pursue a degree in medicine eventually becoming a radiologist. Viz would like to thank his many great influences including his family, friends, coaches and teachers.
Austin is a 4-year member of the Cougar Football Family where he plays Tight End and Defensive End. Austin would like to continue playing football next year. Austin would like to thank his family for their support.
Cam “Virginia” was new to Mt. View last year after moving from Virginia. He will be a main cog up front on both the offensive and defensive lines with his size and strength. He is also one of the better long snappers in the state. He plans on focusing this year on giving time to others, working out, singing, and after high school plans on attending college and hopefully continuing playing football.
Noah is a 4 year player in the Mt. View football program and has been a starter since his sophomore year. Noah is the key guy in the middle at Center and Nose Guard and should have a dominating year. In the offseason he has played many spring sports such as tennis, track, and golf. Hobbies outside of football are hanging out with my friends and focusing on academics. After this year of playing with his friends, he plans on dual enrolling at Linn Benton community college and Oregon state University.