The Northwest Missouri State Football Head Coach Rich Wright named his 2017 team captains Monday. The six seniors were chosen by their teammates. They include two from Maryville. QB Jonathan Baker and LB Cole Forney. The others are DL Bobby Gruenloh, RB Jordan Grove and WR Shane Williams.
The Bearcats open fall practices next week and the season begins at home vs Emporia State on Thursday night August 31st at 7:00.
In related news Monday, Northwest football recruit Riley Gates of Troy, Kansas announced he has decided to walk on as a WR at Kansas State.