If experience counts for anything, then the Morningside College football teamshould make significant strides this season. Eighteen starters return fromlast year’s 2-9 team. With 16 seniors and 21 juniors on the roster, coachDave Elliott has the depth he wants entering his fourth season at the helm.Elliott says the program had to build depth to compete in the North CentralConference, considered the top conference in the division-two ranks.The incumbent at quarterback is junior J.J. White who passed for nearly15-hundred yards and 13 touchdowns last season.Elliott believes the Mustangs have the potential to make vast improvementthis season.Morningside opens the season September 4th at home against Drake.