Hoggard HS Football


“Football is the greatest game on earth because it reflects real life. When life gets tough, work hard, stay humble, and respond.”

Coach Underwood

Photo Courtesy of Mike Gans

Hoggard Varsity Football Team

Craig Underwood started his career as a player at Hoggard from 1998 – 2001.  He went on to play linebacker at Methodist College for 4 Years. He began his coaching career at Hoggard High School under Scott Braswell in 2006.  He coached  Linebackers for 5 years including the undefeated 2007 State Championship Season.  He also served as Special Teams Coordinator from 2011 to 2014.

In the 2014 season when the Vikings went 13-1, Underwood served as the Interim Head Coach through the first six games.  In his first full season as Head Coach, the team went 8-5 with a 2nd Round Playoff Berth. Coach Underwood is married to Nicole Underwood and has 3 children: Caroline, Cole and Caleb. You can find them cheering on the Vikings every Friday night!

Varsity Assistant Coaching Staff

Jonathan Barkman, Athletic Trainer

Joe Welliver, Defensive Coordinator & Strength Coordinator

Adam Purzitza, Offensive Coordinato

Ben Spencer, Tight Ends

Randy Steiner, Half Backs, Specialists

Chris Sasser, Running Backs

Mark Crecco, Quarterbacks

Brad Moody, Defensive Line

Mark Crecco, Quarterbacks

Martin Irwin, Team Manager

Varsity Team Roster

#1 Noah Young, P/K

#2 Merrill Skyler, WR

#3 Blake Edwards, WR

#4 Trey Nixon, DB

#5 Jacob Supak, DB

#6 Armour Jermaine, DB

#7 Aniziyon Session, WR

#8 Cayden Hollar, RB

#9 Javion Joseph-Fontaine, RB

#10 Kamar Fulton, DB

#11 Beau Toups, WR

#12 Stephens Brayden, DB

#13 Malakahi West, DL

#14 John Mason, TE

#15 Wilharm Hudson, QB

#16 Brody Sumner, QB

#17 Annivas Theodoropoulos, DB

#18 Davis Manning, LB

#19 Michael Yingling, DE

#20 Walker Weston, LB

#21 Regan Printy, LB

#22 M’Kel Bellamy, RB

#23 Josiah Gillespie, DB

#24 Caleb Williams, WR

#25 Jake Stokley, DB

#26 Michael Lewkowitz, DB

#27 Eric Williams, DB

#28 Tobias Brubaker, P/K

#31 Collin Parker, RB

#33 Tamear Webb, RB

#34 Quintell Green, LB

#35 Cole Manning, HB


#36 Rylan Edwards, LB

#40 Josiah Hill, DL

#41 Parker Earey, HB

#42 Aldair Serrato, DL

#43 Carl Bach, RB

#44 Daniel Diederich, LB

#45 Austin Jaret, LB

#46 Charlie Kilbourne, TE

#50 Asef Ismail, DL

#52 Henry Maurer, DL

#53 Pierce White, DL

#54 Robert Williams, OL

#55 Anthony David, DL

#56 Anthony Parnell, OL

#58 Deacon Ball, LB

#60 Jakob Krafft, OL

#62 Anthony Synder, OL

#63 Michael Minshew, OL

#65 David Drayton, DL

#66 Will Myatt, OL

#70 Ben Legere, OL

#72 Prince Oatman, OL

#73 Jake Austin, OL

#75 Jason Smith, OL

#76 Michael Gibbs, OL

#8o Jake Gisonde, WR

#81 Jack Ford, WR

#82 Hunter Lohrli, WR

#84 Noah Mills, TE

#88 Jayzion Davis, DL

#95 Tyran Bell, DL

#98 James Williams, DL

Hoggard Junior Varsity Football Team

Junior Varsity Coaching Staff

Hunter Moody, Head Coach

Keith Louthan, Offensive Line

Daniel Brunson, Defensive Line

Brad Drake, Defensive Backs

Jared Horne, Defense

Brad Kenney, Linebackers

Junior Varsity Team Roster

Mohammad Abdallah

Jafaith Archer

Hunter Barden

J’Rique Bell

Max Biba

Hudson Blevins

Lawson Brown

Cain Brubaker

Maverick Buttle

Jackson Cash

Hudson Caudell

Weston Chalk

Jack Christenson

Porter Dabbs

Jazion Davis

Khaer Davis

Sam DesChamps

Gray Easter

Rylan Edwards

Lawton Fine

Steve Fiscante

Matthew Green

Chris Hansley

Jonah Harker

Charlie Hart

Amir Hayes

Everitt Hoerdemann

Andrew Hubbard

David Hunter

Wyatt Knight

George Krug

Carver Leiblein

Michael Lewkowicz


Jaquay Locke

Aaron Matthews

Wyatt Maxbaurer

Ryan McAllister

TJ Mitchell

Jude Moulton

Charles Munce

Mark Munce

Tate Myatt

Isaiah Newkirk

Robert Pacilli

Wallace Parrow

Hutson Patterson

Matthew Pierson

Tamear Powell

Dynzcil Rhodes-Davis

Alex Rodriguez

Cameron Sadowski

Michael Saffo

Anderson Sandoval-Cruz

Nate Smith

Preston Smith

Jason Swallow

Josh Tinglestad

Avery Tucker

Anaiis Tyson

Triston Waller

Walker Weston

Terrell White

Brennan Wilson

Gavin Wilson

Bodie Winegar

Chet Woodard


Practice Schedule

Daily Week Day Practice Schedule

Before the start of the school year, practice officially begins according to NCHSAA guidelines. Once the school year begins, practice is held following school until approximately 6:30 PM.

Jersey Information

Home & Away Jerseys

Home jerseys are navy blue with white numbers, Carolina blue detailing and navy pants.  Away jerseys are white with navy blue numbers, Carolina blue detailing, and silver or white pants.

Team Sponsors

Scoreboard Donors

Banner Donors

Benchmark Physical Therapy

Bill Boyer Broker/Realtor Intracoastal Realty Corp.

Cape Fear Pharmacy

MegaCorp Logistics

Wilmington Commercial & Residential Real Estate

Jade Monkey Tattoo

Storm Water Pipe Solutions

Alpha Mortgage

Optimum Fire & Security

L&W Supply

Caliber Car Wash

Absolute Wall & Ceiling Systems

Healthy James Wilmington

Newman Bros Construction

Want to Volunteer?

Some volunteer to give back, some volunteer to pay it forward, and some volunteer because they want to be part of an organization making a difference in the lives of so many.  Whatever your reason, we have a role that will fit what you are able to give.  Join the Hoggard Football family today, we can't wait to meet you!