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      2014 Conway football preview

      Receiver Bryan Edwards and the Tigers look for a better season in 2014.

      Conway, SC - The Tigers missed the playoffs last season for the first time since 1999. They managed to win just two games, in a season in which they surrendered nearly 30 points per game.

      The focus during the off-season was on defense. Head Coach Chuck Jordan made it a point to correct the issues, hoping players like Juwon Jones would help the cause. Jones had a season high 68 tackles in 2013. Up front, Jabriel Pugh will be the stop plug at nose tackle. The big senior will focus on stopping the run.

      Bryan Edwards, a receiver with offers from Clemson and South Carolina, will be a big target for quarterback Peyton Derrick. Offensive tackle Landan Jones will help protect Derrick and create running room for a host of backs.

      The Tigers lost their first game of the season to Georgetown, but have nine more games to make 2014 a special season. They'll host Hoggard Friday as part of the Carolinas Kickoff Clash.