Osan senior Aaron Gley said it would be a real kick if the Cougars were to host the 2019 Far East Division II football final in front of their home fans. (DAVE ORNAUER/STARS AND STRIPES)
Osan senior Aaron Gley said it would be a real kick if the Cougars were to host the 2019 Far East Division II football final in front of their home fans. (DAVE ORNAUER/STARS AND STRIPES)

Osan will have fewer players on field, but more on sidelines

by Dave Ornauer
Stars and Stripes

Eleventh in a series of DODEA-Pacific high school football previews.

OSAN AIR BASE, South Korea – Now that Osan’s football team has a second Far East Division II title to call its own – two seasons after not fielding a team at all – versatile senior Aaron Gley says he feels excited about the Cougars’ future.

On the team’s home field on Tuesday, Gley pointed to the number of players Osan had out for practice – more than 50 percent higher than what the Cougars brought with them to Camp Zama last Nov. 10, where Osan stunned the host Trojans 24-20 for the D-II championship.

“Last year, when we won the championship, there were 13 of us,” Gley said. “Now, we have 20-something out here” with perhaps more to come as the season opener approaches, Sept. 13 at Daegu.

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