Teams with Wing T offenses have won Georgia’s highest classification seven of the past 10 years.
North Gwinnett head coach Bob Sphire said this week that you might not see another one.
Prince Avenue Christian coach Jeff Herron disagreed. Herron won three state titles at Camden County using a Wing T offense. (Grayson and Lowndes won the other four with Wing T offenses since 2003.)
I spoke with both coaches this week on the subject. I’ll just let the quotes speak for themselves -
From Sphire –
“A simplistic offense like the Graysons or Camdens or Lowndes is predicated on being a defensive-dominated football team with an offense that compliments that with physicality and controlling the clock. Think about those teams that have had success. It’s really been defensive-first. That’s why they won.’’
”It’s evolved to where moving forward it’s going to be hard to win a state championship with that approach unless you are just absolutely more talented. If it’s fairly close in talent,