Team Preview: IC Prep

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EDGYTIM.com previews the 2017 Immaculate Conception Prep Knights here. For more in depth preseason coverage including state wide team coverage along with daily recruiting news and updates, make sure to subscribe to the EDGY Nation today.

School: Immaculate Conception Prep

Mascot: Knights

Conference: Metro Suburban

Team Twitter: @Pretzelfootball

Head Coach: Aaron Wichman

Assistant Coaches: Matt Bettinazzi, Matt Bowen, Mike Calcagno, Kevin Cooney, Matt Doherty, Thomas Gibbons, Matt Hornsta, Don Johnson, Roger Kelly, Jim Kenneally, Tony Navagato, Tony Navagato Jr, Mark Schultz, Jim Sheedy,Avery Weston

2016 results: 14-0 (5-0 Metro Suburban BlueConference). The Knights won the 2016 Class 3A state football title.

2017 Immaculate Conception Knights schedule

Aug 25, Bishop Mac Away

Sept 01, St. Laurence Home

Sept 08, Elmwood Park Home

Sept 15, Chicago Christian Away

Sept 22, St. Edward Home

Sept 29, Riverside Brookfield Away

Oct 07, Wheaton Academy Away

Oct 14, Glenbard South Home

Oct 20, Fenton Home

Returning Offensive Starters

Luke Ricobene QB 6' 0" 185 Sr.

Lazerick Eatmen RB 5' 11" 170 Sr

Khalil Sanders WR 6' 0" 200 Jr

Khali Sanders WR 6' 3" 210 Jr

Dylan Packer OL 6' 0" 215 Sr.

David Vargas OL 6' 1" 260 Jr

Ricky Mysliwiec OL 6' 1" 285 Jr

Kemon Reese OL 5' 11" 200 Jr

Returning Defensive Starters

Khalil Sanders DB 6' 0" 170 Jr

Khali Sanders LB 6' 3" 210 Jr

Lazerick Eatmen DB 5' 11" 170 Sr

Kemon Reese LB 5' 11" 200 Jr

Ricky Mysliwiec DL 6' 1" 285 Jr

Michael Johnson DL 6' 0" 215 Jr

Newcomers to Watch

Kevin Akins

Jake Lytton

Koby Reed

Dan Gibbons

Sean Hipskind

Steven Crady

2017 IC Prep Knights summer Camp/7on7 plans

Evanston

Illinois Wesleyan

Did You Know That...Head coach Bill Krefft, an IC Prep alumnus has posted a 49-19 overall record in his six seasons in charge of the Knights football program.

Top Impact Player for IC Prep in 2017? Senior QB Luke Ricobene. Ricobene was one of the Knights keys on offense in 2016 and is back this fall. Ricobene, who has been drawing steady looks this spring and summer has a great chance of having a huge senior season for the Knights.

Biggest Concern heading into 2017? So who becomes the go-to guy for the Knights in 2017? Gone is standout All State two way impact player Jordan Rowell (NIU) from a season ago. So who becomes The Man?

EDGYTIM's Way Too Early Take on the 2017 IC Prep Knights?

I have no reason to not think that IC Prep won't again be one of the top small school IHSA teams for 2017. .The Knights bring back a stable of experience on both sides of the football and have more than enough underclassmen talent on the way.

EDGYTIM's Way Too Early regular season record prediction for the IC Prep Knights? 9-0/8-1.

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