New Hampshire Football Report

NHIAA Previews: Portsmouth

Portsmouth ClipperCats

Coach: Brian Pafford (seventh season)
Division/Conference: Division I East
2018 Record: 1-8
Returning Starters Offense: 7
Returning Starters Defense: 7
Key Returnees: Jacob Boutin QB/DB, Jack Russo ILB/RB, Oscar Lalime OLB/WR, Casey Gladu ILB/T, Nolan Pafford DE/G, Ben Hathaway DT/C, Thor Griffith T/DT, Joe Gobbi G/DT, Trevor Nelson OLB/ WR.
Coach’s Comment: “With a number of returning senior starters the ClipperCats should be fighting for a playoff spot out of Division I East. We’re looking to build on a great summer workout participation as well as senior leadership.”


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