Shane Davis has been involved in coaching high school football a long time.
Now entering his 10th season as the head coach at Apalachee High School, Davis said opening week is still special and something that his players and coaches look forward to. Ironically this season, even with Friday’s opener at hand, Davis said it has had somewhat of a different vibe to it.
“It seems we have been going longer than we have,” the AHS coach said. “We’ve only been practicing a few weeks, but we’ve had two preseasons scrimmages. Our first one came at the end of our first week of practice. Things are different now since school starts early. It seems the days of having two and three-a-day practices are gone. Most schools don’t go away to camp anymore either.”
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