Johnson County finishes first in 7-on-7 passing tournament9:46 pm | July 20, 2013
There wasn’t any need for bunkers in past years when Johnson County came to town, because opponents expected the battle would be an old-fashioned ground attack.
But the 2013 football team might surprise their opposition with an air raid after last week’s first-place finish in Hampton’s 7-on-7 passing league tournament.
It was quite an eye-opener for teams on Johnson County’s schedule because the Longhorns are always physical and sound in their running game. But this year head coach Mike Atwood might not mind slinging the football around because it appears like he perhaps has the right personnel to do it.
“We saw some things we needed to see with our defensive backs and especially our quarterbacks,” said Atwood. “We lost three really good wide receivers from last year, but we still feel like we can throw it when we need to. We’ve got some kids who can catch it if they can get open. I was pleased with what I saw up there because there are a whole lot of things we can build on.”