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: Timber Creek

Major changes took place at Timber Creek this offseason as longtime head coach Rob Hinson joined the coaching staff at Rutgers. Brian Wright takes over for Hinson after eight seasons at Cherry Hill West. Wright now presides over one of the best rosters in the state highlighted by junior DE/WR Jihaad Campbell, and junior quarterback Donovan Leary. The Chargers also added senior running back, Temple-commit Johnny Martin, who transferred from Highland in the offseason. JSZ’s James Mooney has the story:


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


Week 6

9/21: DePaul Catholic

9/22: South Brunswick

9/23: Cedar Creek

9/24: Millville

9/25: St. Peter’s Prep

9/26: Timber Creek