June 21, 2006

Henig adjusting to West Coast Offense

As a 6-foot-1, 170 pound quarterback, Mike Henig was basically an unknown to many college coaches. At the beginning of his freshman year, Henig rarely saw the field. The Bulldogs continued to struggle on offense and the injuries of Omarr Conner began to become unbearable. Late in the season Coach Croom thought the offense needed a spark. He decided to insert Henig into the starting line up and use Conner's athletic abilities at wide receiver.

The improvement of the Coach Croom's West Coast now resides in the hands of Henig and the experience cast of players coming back.

"I'm improving every day in the West Coast Offense," Henig said. "We've put in a lot of new things since the spring. This offense takes a lot of repetition. I remember when I used to have to ask Coach what I'm supposed to do when he called a play, but now it just comes to me. I'm able to point things out, tell other people what to do and change things if I have to."

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