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School: Aurora Christian
Conference: CCL White
Head Coach: David Beebe
Assistant Coaches: Don Beebe - Offensive Coordinator Mike Tosaw - Offensive Line Jake Lund - Linebackers David Ward - Defensive Line John Jira - JV Head Coach Dave Erffmeyer - JV Assistant Chris Grifffing - JV Assistant
2016 results: 2-7 (0-3 CCL White Conference). The Eagles failed to qualify for the 2016 IHSA state playoff field.
2017 Aurora Christian Eagles schedule
@ Aurora Central Catholic
vs Chicago Hubbard
@ Brother Rice
vs Chicago De La Salle @ St Rita
vs DePaul Prep
@ Bishop McNamara
vs St. Ignatius
@ St. Laurence
vs St. Joseph
Returning Offensive Starters
QB - Drew Clippert - 6' 2" 200lbs (2018)
RB - Danny Russell - 5' 9" 180lbs (2018)
WR - Devan Cross - 5' 11" 170lbs (2018)
OL - Jame Miceli - 6' 3" 255lbs (2018)
OL - Allen Bartoszek - 6' 1" 275lbs (2018)
OL - Caleb Berdick - 5' 9" 245lbs (2018)
Returning Defensive Starters
DL - Jame Miceli - 6' 3" 255lbs (2018)
DL - Cristian Cervantes - 6' 1" 275lbs (2018)
LB - Julian Jaimes - 5' 10" 190lbs (2019)
C - Phil Taitague - 5' 11" 180lbs (2018)
Newcomers to Watch
WR/S - Caleb Beebe
WR/LB - Josh Erffmeyer
WR/C - Trey Madsen
LB - Luke Hanson
WR - Clark Turek
LB - Angel Jaimes
2017 Aurora Christian Eagles summer Camp/7on7 plans
Elite 7 on 7 on Arkansas
Top Impact Player for Aurora Christian in 2017? Senior QB Drew Clippert. Clippert is coming off a very impressive spring and summer camp tour. Clippert possesses a big time arm, touch and can also be a threat running the football when required. The Eagles offense is always a strength and look for Clippert to have a big 2017 senior season.
Biggest Concern heading into 2017? Can the Eagles turn around it's recent fate starting this fall? Aurora Christian hasn't been in the state playoffs for three seasons now, a rarity for a program that just a few years ago was a regular state title contender in the IHSA state playoffs.
EDGYTIM's Way Too Early Take on the 2017 Aurora Christian Eagles?
Aurora Christian brings back some key kids for the 2017 season including 6 starters on offense which includes a majority of skills. If the Eagles can reload a bit on defense (4 starters back) they have a chance of challenging in the CCL White along with challenging for a state playoff spot this fall.
EDGYTIM's Way Too Early regular season record prediction for the Aurora Christian Eagles? 5-4/4-5