This year's squad features new Head Coach Johnny Lopez, former coach of Marshall Fundamental High School in Pasadena.
However, Lopez's arrival has stirred up a bit of drama in this year's ERHS Football program.
According to Maxpreps.com, Lopez
team to an abysmal 0-10 record in 06'-07'.
was fired by Marshall Fundamental the next season, and it seems that Eagle Rock coaches, players, and fans are unimpressed with beginning of the Johnny Lopez era at ERHS
According to last year's ERHS Offensive Coordinator Mike Mckay " I called the Marshall Athletic Director, and he
told me Lopez
was fired because he
didn't communicate well, had no knowledge of the game of football, and his
players refused to play for him.
Mckay added "The Athletic Director said that if it was up to him, he
wouldn't let Johnny Lopez
coach again anywhere in the Pasadena School District
This year's starting Running Back Andrew Trejo doesn't seem to be ready to welcome Lopez with open arms either.
has done nothing for us except promise us that we would have better practices.
According to Trejo, one day, a few members of the team held a separate practice and refused to report to Lopez's
heard what we did, he
told us we were no longer on the team and were no longer his
responsibility if we got hurt.
Then, the next day at practice, he
acted like nothing happened and we just continued to practice with him.
" states Trejo
, it looks like you are officially on the hot seat.