Thursday, November 14, 2013

Craig Needhammer carrying the load for Lycoming

Jr RB Craig Needhammer through the whole
By MITCH RUPERT (, Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Williamsport, PA - There's a moment during interviews, occasionally, when the person I'm asking questions to will give subtle hints that I've just asked a slightly absurd question. Some interview subject's hints aren't as subtle as others.
Early in the season I had one of those moments talking with Lycoming head coach Mike Clark about tailback Craig Needhammer. I wondered aloud, after putting up great numbers through three games as the Warriors featured tailback, if the undersized ball-carrier could hold up physically over a full season.

The question may not have even been finished being asked before Clark shot down my notion. There was no hesitation from the coaching staff to giving Needhammer the football 20 to 25 times a game.

Craig Needhammer's first game for Lycoming ins September 2011

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