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Yukon football: Behind QB Hayden Somerville, Millers looking for 5th straight playoff trip

by Scott Wright Modified: August 19, 2013 at 10:05 am •  Published: August 19, 2013
Yukon's Hayden Somerville (12) passes during a high school football game between Yukon and Edmond Santa Fe in Yukon, Okla., Friday, Sept. 7, 2012.
Yukon's Hayden Somerville (12) passes during a high school football game between Yukon and Edmond Santa Fe in Yukon, Okla., Friday, Sept. 7, 2012.

Coming off its fourth consecutive playoff appearance, Yukon will once again be expecting a lot of quarterback Hayden Somerville.

Somerville was among Class 6A’s top passers last year, his first as a starter. He threw for 2,314 yards with 26 touchdowns and 11 interceptions, and he comes into his senior season with even higher expectations.

Yukon coach Todd Wilson, who returns to guiding the offense after one season coordinating the defense, has been pleased with Somerville’s leadership early in camp.

“He’s looking really good so far, and he’s working hard to bring our inexperienced receivers along,” Wilson said. “And it helps a lot that we’re returning most of our offensive line. That group works really well together.”

Wilson had called plays and coached quarterbacks every season at Yukon until last year. Now, he hands over the defensive controls to co-coordinators Chad Marchino and Adam Jewell.

– Scott Wright, swright@opubco.com
Twitter: @ScottWrightOK


by Scott Wright
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A lifelong resident of the Oklahoma City metro area, Scott Wright has been on The Oklahoman staff since 2005, covering a little bit of everything on the state's sports scene. He has been a beat writer for football and basketball at Oklahoma and...
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