RICHLAND, Wash. -- Here is a preview of the 2012 Liberty Christian Patriots high school football team:
Tyler Morris, Mike Olson and Timmy Koglin are the real deals and are expected to put up big numbers again this season.
* The Patriots return 13 lettermen, losing none. This is an experienced, athletic bunch that returns all eight starters on both sides of the ball.
* Even though they are ineligible for the postseason, the Patriots should roll through the league.
Coach: Mike Olson (6th year, 25-23).
Last league title: Never.
Last playoff berth: Never.
Home field: Hanford High School.
Key returners: WR/DB Tyler Morris (42-1,116 receiving, 21 TDs; 101 tackles); QB/DB Mike Olson (64 percent completions, 1,919 passing, 27 TDs); WR/DB Brandon Peterson (37-520 receiving, 67 tackles); RB/LB Reace Howard (1,296 rushing, 22 TDs); OL/DL Timmy Koglin (106 tackles); RB/LB Corbin Steele (53 tackles). Newcomers to watch: Tate Richards, Taylor Lindquist, Evon Branton, Robby Heimann, Jake Conaway, Riley Smith, John Lesser.