Lufkin Panthers begin spring football practice

NACOGDOCHES, Texas (KTRE) – The Lufkin Panther football team is preparing for next season as spring practice is in full swing. Head coach Todd Quick told East Texas News the kids are excited.

“Okay, it’s ours, we started helmets and shorts last week,” he said. “And this is our first week with pads. We went on half slope on Monday, Tuesday and today we are going on full pad. So we turned up the volume a bit today and see how they respond.

How do you feel, getting back into football mode, but then for you, I guess it’s year-round?

“Oh, yes, it is,” he said. “But to be able to pack up and go out there and answer some questions. I mean, it’s a really big deal for us. Big for kids, and they’re excited. “They’re excited to go out here and work.”