Yukon Football

Cade Peters to face unique challenge on defense

A week ago, Yukon High School graduated about 550 seniors. The ceremony was especially hard for the football program, which saw most of its starters walk across the stage to the next chapter of their lives. The football graduates leave a big hole on the defensive side with all but one now gone. Cade Peters,…

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New faces ready to coach Yukon in spring practice

Yukon is bringing in new faces to start spring football. After the sudden departure of the majority of coach Jeremy Reed’s staff, the Millers have been scrambling to replace positions. Offensive coordinator and assistant head coach Jeff Hall left Yukon in April to take the head coaching job at Piedmont. Hall took Miller assistants Aaron…

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Jackson Young ready to live on Tulsa time

It took a little longer than he would have liked, but Yukon senior Jackson Young has decided where he will extend his football career at the collegiate level. In early March, after an official visit, Young verbally committed to play football at the University of Tulsa as a preferred walk-on. “I really liked the facilities…

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Reed gives update on football program, input on new rule

The OSSAA recently agreed to change the rules with the play clock for high school football in Oklahoma. There will now be a 40-second clock that starts as soon as the previous play is blown dead by officials. The previous rule said that once the official set the ball and blew the whistle, the offense…

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Yukon prepares Owen Olsen for Naval Academy

  Most football players who sign letters of intent to play college football at the Naval Academy do so with little understanding of what it will take to be successful. For Yukon senior Owen Olsen, it is the exact opposite. Olsen signed his letter of intent during Wednesday’s early signing period to play football at…

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Yukon Football Player of the Year: Owen Olsen

Two-way players are hard to find in this era of high school football. Many times in today’s game, a high school player will pick one side of the ball and pick one position and focus on that and that alone. It takes a special kind of young man to be willing to play on both…

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Yukon headed in right direction on gridiron

  Jeremy Reed has completed his first two years as the head football coach at Yukon High School and based on the numbers, the Millers seem to be headed in the right direction. Reed has guided the Miller football program to a 10-10 record through his first two years on the job. That is eight…

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