1992 RECORDS OVERALL: 1-9 LEAGUE: 0-5
COACH: RECORD AT SCHOOL Julian Smilowitz: 1-9
RETURNING STARTERS OFF: 7 DEF: 4
TOP RETURNERS OFF DEF YR John Byrd, 6-5, 240 T -- Jr. Joe Carmony, 5-10, 205 FB -- Sr. Keith Ginter, 5-10, 185 -- DB Sr. Joseph LeMay, 6-0, 215 C DT Sr. Ryan Schatz, 6-4, 220 TE LB Jr. Josh Staffieri, 5-10, 185 RB DB Jr. Chris Young, 5-9, 160 QB -- Jr. TOP NEWCOMER OFF DEF YR John Wilkie, 5-10, 170 RB LB So.
OUTLOOK: Fullerton begins the season with a 10-game league losing streak and Smilowitz is realistic about the Indians’ prospects this season. “We know we’re not going 10-0 this year, so we want to take things one at a time.” All-league defensive back Ginter returns to lead the defense and Carmony, who started at fullback last season, returns to lead the running game. Byrd, Schatz, and Staffieri are three of the seven sophomores who played prominent roles last season. Smilowitz said the success of the lower-level programs is a sign of hope. Last season, the freshman team was 10-0 and quarterback Young led the ’91 freshmen to a 9-1 finish. “Last year we took our lickings, but this year, we’re another year older. We don’t believe in talking about what we’re going to do, so we’ll let our actions speak for themselves.”