Hastings College fifth in GPAC preseason poll
SIOUX CITY, Iowa — Last season, coaches of the Great Plains Athletic Conference voted Hastings College third in the preseason poll.
Bronco head coach Tony Harper said one of the reasons for that high ranking was the return of an experienced quarterback.
This year, Hastings College will go into Harper's third season as head coach with a preseason ranking of No. 5, according to the coaches' poll.
"Last year, we had a returning quarterback and we were ranked pretty high, and that's the catalyst — that's the kind of guy that everything goes through," Harper said at the GPAC football media day in Sioux City on Thursday. "But when you lose all three of your starters (in the backfield) like we did… it really puts a little bit more pressure on us."