JSZ Camp Countdown: Preseason Football Previews for the 2020 Season

Football teams in New Jersey are currently preparing for the 2020 high school season in a preseason like no other. Jersey Sports Zone’s team of multimedia journalists are back pounding the pavement to cover the state and preview dozens of football programs leading up to Opening Day on Oct. 2.

From now until then, our “JSZ Camp Countdown” series will highlight a new team daily in preparation for the season. Stop back in each day for a story on your favorite team, your crosstown rival or a team on the other end of New Jersey.


Today’s JSZ Camp Countdown Feature: Shawnee

An experienced group of upperclassmen have the Renegades ready to roll into the 2020 season. Shawnee captured the Central/South Group 4 Championship, and a third-straight sectional title, in 2019 and expectations remain high as they return seven starters on each side of the football. Senior Wisconsin-commit Mike Jarvis, senior Fordham-commit Nate Summerville, and junior quarterback Matt Welsey will lead the way for the Renegades this season. JSZ’s James Mooney has the story from Medford:


Week 5 Schedule


Previous JSZ Camp Countdown Previews

Scroll down to find a team’s preview, then click the name to watch!


Week 1

8/17: Don Bosco Prep

8/18: Hammonton

8/19: Donovan Catholic

8/20: Ramapo

8/21: Absegami

8/22: Bridgewater-Raritan

8/23: Woodbridge


Week 2

8/24: Paramus Catholic

8/25: Washington Township

8/26: Union

8/27: Holmdel

8/28: Seton Hall Prep

8/29: Lenape

8/30: Toms River North


Week 3

8/31: Winslow

9/1: Sayreville

9/2: St. Joe’s (Mont.)

9/3: Wall

9/4: Hillside

9/5: Wayne Valley

9/6: St. Augustine


Week 4

9/7: Holy Spirit

9/8: Westfield

9/9: Irvington

9/10: West Orange

9/11: Woodrow Wilson

9/12: Williamstown

9/13: Mater Dei Prep


Week 5

9/14: Delbarton

9/15: Burlington Township

9/16: Red Bank Catholic

9/17: Pope John

9/18: Ridgewood

9/19: Red Bank Regional

9/20: Shawnee