Bulldogs’ secret weapon

Trey Ormond (right) gets help from his brother Jerry (left) in setting up video equipment for a Princeton football practice.

BY MICHAEL HELD

Sports editor

For a football team, there tends to be certain positions that go unnoticed while other players get the sole recognition that actually required many players to be disciplined and work together to execute their assignments perfectly.

An offensive lineman won’t usually get the same adoration for the huge hole he helped to open up as does the running back who races through it for a big gain, for example.

For the past three years, the Princeton football team has had one such unrecognized member of the team who didn’t even dress in shoulder pads or take a handoff but who has helped the team immensely.

Trey Ormond’s curly red hair, unencumbered by a football helmet, does stand out on the sidelines, though, and this season, the senior could be heard yelling words of encouragement for the Bulldogs.

For the past few seasons, Ormond has helped the Princeton coaching staff with taking video at practices and at games in order to help the Bulldogs make adjustments during games and see if every player is doing their job within the formation.

As Ormond and his younger brother Jerry set up equipment last week before one of the Bulldogs’ final practices of the year, the senior described how he started filming for the football team a few seasons before.

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