For DeMatha Football, There’s More Than Meets the Eye

The Stags are #6 in the USA and have already started practicing for the football season, but you need to see a bigger picture.

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DeMatha Catholic High School Head Football Coach Elijah Brooks amongst DeMatha Football scholarship signees

Image provided by @InsideDMFB

If you’re from the DMV area, hearing about the football program at DeMatha Catholic High School in Hyattsville is not foreign to you, it’s automatically associated with greatness. But with the track record of DeMatha, placing athletes in top tier division-1 programs consistently for decades, there’s no other way to explain their dominance as “heavy is the head that wears the crown”.

Head Coach Elijah Brooks took over after legendary coach Bill McGregor in 2011 and has not missed a beat to keep DeMatha ahead of the pack as the premier program in the state of Maryland, leading them to a No.1 overall ranking and holding the No.13 rank in the United States according to Maxpreps.com. Brooks discussed the pressures of leading a program that he was once a part and maintaining…

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