Coach: Todd Kiley (third year, 15-7).
Last year's record: 9-2.
Returning starters (10): Zach Rogers, FB/DE, 5-10, 200, Sr.; Derek Wilson, OG/LB, 6-0, 190, Sr.; Jon Neal, TE/DE, 6-2, 215, Sr.; Chris Valliant, R/DB, 5-7, 145, Sr.; Dave Menapace, RB, 5-9, 160, Sr.; Brendan Shea, OL/DL, 6-1, 235, Sr.; Chris Harris, LB, 5-9, 165, Sr.; Brian Zunner, RB/LB, 5-9 160, Sr.; Mark Petercuskie, R/LB, 6-0, 190, Jr.; Rob McNamara, OL/DL, 5-10, 190, Jr.
Returning lettermen (5): Will Stout, OL/DL, Sr.; Jack Love, RB/DB, Sr.; Ryan Johnson, OL/DL, Sr.; Brian Evers, OL/DL, Sr.; Joe Santos, QB/DB, Jr.
Strengths: Overall experience and depth.
Concern: Depth at defensive back positions.
Outlook: Kiley improved the Panthers from a good team to a powerhouse, adding to the intense competition in the TVL. Returning starters Neal, Rogers, Shea, Valliant, Wilson, and Zunner helped carry Holliston to a 9-2 mark and a perfect 5-0 record on the road. Two starters not returning are QB Tyler Parrino, the TVL's Offensive Player of the Year, and Bobby Evers, the Lineman of the Year. ''The kids worked extremely hard in the off-season which made them very focused," said Kiley. ''Preseason camp also went very well."