During the fall season, Jordan Slough was a part of the Doniphan-Trumbull football team. A team that consisted with a core group of seniors that have played together for quite some time.
This past week, Slough has joined some of the state's best football players in preparing for the Shrine Bowl, which kicks off today at 2 p.m. at Foster Field in Kearney.
Though many of the players just met each other this week, Slough said onlookers would assume they have been playing together for more than just a few days.
"It's a new experience, playing with the best players in the state. Everything's a little faster," he said. "Coach said one thing he was surprised about is how good our team chemistry was. It's a pretty close group of guys. We really connected right away."
Slough, who was the Tribland Player of the Year after he and the Cardinals won the Class C-2 state championship, committed to play football for Concordia University. Slough said he and McCook's Kolton Stone have gotten along since both players will be Bulldogs in the fall. The former D-T standout believes the Shrine Bowl experience is a good start to preparing for the collegiate level.