Football preview: Proviso West expects to contend in Silver
HILLSIDE – Proviso West has made the playoffs four years in a row and has enough talent to think they can make it five in a row. Led by Northern Illinois commit Denzel Tolliver, the Panthers are hoping to take the next step and contend for a West Suburban Silver title.
AT A GLANCE
Coach: Famous Hulbert
2012 record: 6-4
Conference: West Suburban Silver, 3-3, T-3rd
Ed Christian sr. WR/DB
Tay Hulbert sr. OL/DL
Robert Modiest sr. WR/DB
Tyrone Neal jr. RB/LB
Charles Scott sr. RB/DB
Denzel Tolliver sr. TE/DB
Chance Haney jr. RB/DB
Hakeem Zeb sr. WR/DB
Aug. 30 at Evanston, 7:30 p.m.
Sept. 6 Downers Grove South, 7:30 p.m.
Sept. 13 Oak Park-River Forest, 7:30 p.m.
Sept. 20 at Hinsdale Central, 7:30 p.m.
Sept. 28 at Proviso East, 1:30 p.m.
Oct. 4 York, 7:30 p.m.
Oct. 12 at Glenbard West, 1:30 p.m.
Oct. 18 Downers Grove North, 7:30 p.m.
Oct. 25 at Lyons Township, 7:30 p.m.
year w-l conf. playoffs
‘12 6-4 3-3 1st round
‘11 5-5 3-3 1st round
‘10 6-4 3-3 1st round
‘09 6-5 2-4 2nd round
‘08 2-7 0-6 DNQ
BY THE NUMBERS
5: All-conference picks for the Panthers in 2012, all of whom graduated
8-1: Sophomore record in 2011 for the current senior class
4: Consecutive playoff appearances for Proviso West under coach Famous Hulbert