Chicago Big Shoulders conference preview

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Outlook: Despite returning just four starters, defending conference champion Taft holds the favorite position over Foreman. Taft boats a foremidable offensive line and Foreman counters with seven returning defensive starters.

Top five players Ht. Wt. Yr.

DT Johnny Daniels, Foreman 6-4 257 Sr.

QB Mike Harris, Steinmetz 5-9 175 Sr.

TE Damian McGrath, Lincoln Park 6-2 215 Sr.

QB Jaylen Petty, Amundsen 5-10 185 Jr.

OL Martin Shine, Taft 6-0 235 Sr.

Quote: “What’s interesting about this conference is that most of the schools are in the same neighborhood, and that feels on the rivalries.” — Amundsen coach Grant Jones.

Predicted finish: Taft, Foreman, Mather, Amundsen, Steinmetz, Schurz, Prosser, Lincoln Park.

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