Malone University football coach Fred Thomas spoke with Sam Bourquin ahead of the 2018 season.
The Pioneers open up the season with Concordia (MI) this Saturday,
The Malone Pioneers are getting ready for the 2017 football season, and second year head coach Fred Thomas spoke with Sam and Brad to talk about the upcoming campaign in Canton.
The Pioneers open up the season against Taylor September 2.
The Malone University Pioneers have a new head football coach.
Fred Thomas is the new man in charged of the football team after former coach Eric Hehman took a job at Olivet Nazarene University in Illinois.
Thomas joined the Sam Bourquin Show Monday to talk about the new position and how he plans to put his stamp on the program.
"It's been pretty busy," Thomas said. "We had our first team meeting yesterday, we start weight training soon, and we will hit the ground in recruiting."
Fred plans on recruiting the Canton area along with some of the other area Ohio athletes and some speedy kids out of Florida. He also said the revamping of Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium will be a selling point for recruits.
"With effort and toughness, I think that will breed success," Thomas explained.