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Images: First Day of High School Football Practice in the Suburbs

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See moments from the first day of high school football practice at Batavia, Burlington Central, Hoffman Estates, Hersey, Naperville Central, IC Catholic Prep, and Lake Zurich.

Offensive lineman Ian Fitzgerald, left, blocks Jacob Davis during the first day of football practice at Lake Zurich High School on Monday.
  Offensive lineman Ian Fitzgerald, left, blocks Jacob Davis during the first day of football practice at Lake Zurich High School on Monday.
Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer
Head coach Luke Mertens directs his players during the first day of football practice at Lake Zurich High School on Monday.
  Head coach Luke Mertens directs his players during the first day of football practice at Lake Zurich High School on Monday.
Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer
Linebacker Jack Sanborn leads a group of players in running drills during the first day of football practice at Lake Zurich High School on Monday.
  Linebacker Jack Sanborn leads a group of players in running drills during the first day of football practice at Lake Zurich High School on Monday.
Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer
Quarterback Evan Lewandowski throws the ball during the first day of football practice at Lake Zurich High School on Monday.
  Quarterback Evan Lewandowski throws the ball during the first day of football practice at Lake Zurich High School on Monday.
Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer
Defensive coordinator Nicholas Summers talks to cornerback Austin LePage during the first day of football practice at Lake Zurich High School on Monday.
  Defensive coordinator Nicholas Summers talks to cornerback Austin LePage during the first day of football practice at Lake Zurich High School on Monday.
Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer
Jacob Davis crawls during drills on the first day of football practice at Lake Zurich High School on Monday.
  Jacob Davis crawls during drills on the first day of football practice at Lake Zurich High School on Monday.
Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer
Wide receiver C.J. Holder runs around Jacob Breeman, right, after catching the ball during the first day of football practice at Lake Zurich High School on Monday.
  Wide receiver C.J. Holder runs around Jacob Breeman, right, after catching the ball during the first day of football practice at Lake Zurich High School on Monday.
Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer
Running back Joey Stutzman sheds a block in drills during the first day of football practice at Lake Zurich High School on Monday.
  Running back Joey Stutzman sheds a block in drills during the first day of football practice at Lake Zurich High School on Monday.
Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer
Assistant running backs coach Nate Boekholder talks with running back Austin LePage during the first day of football practice at Lake Zurich High School on Monday.
  Assistant running backs coach Nate Boekholder talks with running back Austin LePage during the first day of football practice at Lake Zurich High School on Monday.
Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer
Jake Schwartz, left, and Andrew Miller go through blocking drills during the first day of football practice at Lake Zurich High School on Monday.
  Jake Schwartz, left, and Andrew Miller go through blocking drills during the first day of football practice at Lake Zurich High School on Monday.
Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer
Head coach Dennis Piron keeps his eyes on the action during the first day of the varsity practice season for Batavia High School football at Bulldog Stadium in Batavia Monday.
  Head coach Dennis Piron keeps his eyes on the action during the first day of the varsity practice season for Batavia High School football at Bulldog Stadium in Batavia Monday.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
Riley Cooper prepares to throw the ball during the first day of the varsity practice season for Batavia High School football at Bulldog Stadium in Batavia Monday.
  Riley Cooper prepares to throw the ball during the first day of the varsity practice season for Batavia High School football at Bulldog Stadium in Batavia Monday.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
Defensive coordinator Matt Holm runs drills during the first day of the varsity practice season for Batavia High School football at Bulldog Stadium in Batavia Monday.
  Defensive coordinator Matt Holm runs drills during the first day of the varsity practice season for Batavia High School football at Bulldog Stadium in Batavia Monday.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
Players run through drills during the first day of the varsity practice season for Batavia High School football at Bulldog Stadium in Batavia Monday.
  Players run through drills during the first day of the varsity practice season for Batavia High School football at Bulldog Stadium in Batavia Monday.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
Players run through drills during the first day of the varsity practice season for Batavia High School football at Bulldog Stadium in Batavia Monday.
  Players run through drills during the first day of the varsity practice season for Batavia High School football at Bulldog Stadium in Batavia Monday.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
Naperville Central quarterback Payton Thorne runs drills during the first day of football practice on Monday.
  Naperville Central quarterback Payton Thorne runs drills during the first day of football practice on Monday.
Bev Horne | Staff Photographer
Jyaden Reed goes through drills during Naperville Central football practice on Monday.
  Jyaden Reed goes through drills during Naperville Central football practice on Monday.
Bev Horne | Staff Photographer
A.J. Deinhart takes the ball during the first day of Naperville Central football practice on Monday.
  A.J. Deinhart takes the ball during the first day of Naperville Central football practice on Monday.
Bev Horne | Staff Photographer
Naperville Central football coach Mike Stine holds the first day of practice on Monday.
  Naperville Central football coach Mike Stine holds the first day of practice on Monday.
Bev Horne | Staff Photographer
Tommy Coyne catches the ball during the first day of Naperville Central football practice on Monday.
  Tommy Coyne catches the ball during the first day of Naperville Central football practice on Monday.
Bev Horne | Staff Photographer
Braden Lindmark and the rest of the Naperville Central football team on the first day of practice on Monday.
  Braden Lindmark and the rest of the Naperville Central football team on the first day of practice on Monday.
Bev Horne | Staff Photographer
Naperville Central football practice on Monday.
  Naperville Central football practice on Monday.
Bev Horne | Staff Photographer
Naperville Central football practice on Monday.
  Naperville Central football practice on Monday.
Bev Horne | Staff Photographer
Hoffman Estates football player Marco Bustos practices his defensive moves.
  Hoffman Estates football player Marco Bustos practices his defensive moves.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Hoffman Estates football players practice their defensive moves.
  Hoffman Estates football players practice their defensive moves.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Hoffman Estates football players practice their defensive moves.
  Hoffman Estates football players practice their defensive moves.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Hoffman Estates football player Tyae Grace stays inbounds on a running play.
  Hoffman Estates football player Tyae Grace stays inbounds on a running play.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Hoffman Estates football players, Trevon Hall, with Jimmy Burks, Austin Coalson, Jayvon Blissett, and Jaylan Alexander.
  Hoffman Estates football players, Trevon Hall, with Jimmy Burks, Austin Coalson, Jayvon Blissett, and Jaylan Alexander.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Hoffman Estates football player Austin Coalson practices.
  Hoffman Estates football player Austin Coalson practices.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Hoffman Estates football player Austin Coalson practices.
  Hoffman Estates football player Austin Coalson practices.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Hersey High School football head coach Joe Pardun with his players in the early morning workout session.
  Hersey High School football head coach Joe Pardun with his players in the early morning workout session.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Hersey High School football head coach Joe Pardun with his players in the early morning workout session.
  Hersey High School football head coach Joe Pardun with his players in the early morning workout session.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Hersey High School football head coach Joe Pardun with his players Dan Roszkowski and Konstantine Mantis on day one of the early morning workout session.
  Hersey High School football head coach Joe Pardun with his players Dan Roszkowski and Konstantine Mantis on day one of the early morning workout session.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Hersey High School football head coach Joe Pardun with his players in the early morning workout session.
  Hersey High School football head coach Joe Pardun with his players in the early morning workout session.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Lazerick Eatman pracitices at IC Catholic Prep.
  Lazerick Eatman pracitices at IC Catholic Prep.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
Khalil Saunders extends for a reception at IC Catholic Prep.
  Khalil Saunders extends for a reception at IC Catholic Prep.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
Luke Ricobene extends for a reception at IC Catholic Prep.
  Luke Ricobene extends for a reception at IC Catholic Prep.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
IC Catholic Prep football players work on their footwork during practice.
  IC Catholic Prep football players work on their footwork during practice.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
Ricky Mysliwiec pracitices on the sled at IC Catholic Prep.
  Ricky Mysliwiec pracitices on the sled at IC Catholic Prep.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
Kemon Reese runs sprints during pracitice at IC Catholic Prep.
  Kemon Reese runs sprints during pracitice at IC Catholic Prep.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
Khalil Saunders runs sprints  at IC Catholic Prep.
  Khalil Saunders runs sprints at IC Catholic Prep.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
Quarterback  Luke Ricobenelooks downfield to pass the ball at IC Catholic Prep.
  Quarterback Luke Ricobenelooks downfield to pass the ball at IC Catholic Prep.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
Quarterback  Luke Ricobene practices at IC Catholic Prep.
  Quarterback Luke Ricobene practices at IC Catholic Prep.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
Khalil Saunders defends the middle of the field at IC Catholic Prep.
  Khalil Saunders defends the middle of the field at IC Catholic Prep.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
Michael Johnson practices at IC Catholic Prep.
  Michael Johnson practices at IC Catholic Prep.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
Kemon Reese defends the middle at IC Catholic Prep.
  Kemon Reese defends the middle at IC Catholic Prep.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
IC Catholic Prep head football coach Bill Krefft makes his point during practice in preparation for the upcoming season.
  IC Catholic Prep head football coach Bill Krefft makes his point during practice in preparation for the upcoming season.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
Nate Figurski hustles through drills with teammates on the first day of practice for Burlington Central High School varsity football for 2017.
  Nate Figurski hustles through drills with teammates on the first day of practice for Burlington Central High School varsity football for 2017.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
Rockets hustle through a drill on the first day of practice for Burlington Central High School varsity football for 2017.
  Rockets hustle through a drill on the first day of practice for Burlington Central High School varsity football for 2017.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
Ryan Doubek lunges during a  drill on the first day of practice for Burlington Central High School varsity football for 2017.
  Ryan Doubek lunges during a drill on the first day of practice for Burlington Central High School varsity football for 2017.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
Head coach Brian Melvin leads the Rockets on the first day of practice for Burlington Central High School varsity football for 2017.
  Head coach Brian Melvin leads the Rockets on the first day of practice for Burlington Central High School varsity football for 2017.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
Ryan Doubek, front, and Nate Figurski work through a drill on the first day of practice for Burlington Central High School varsity football for 2017.
  Ryan Doubek, front, and Nate Figurski work through a drill on the first day of practice for Burlington Central High School varsity football for 2017.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
Players wait their turn in drills on Rocket Hill for the first day of practice for Burlington Central High School varsity football for 2017.
  Players wait their turn in drills on Rocket Hill for the first day of practice for Burlington Central High School varsity football for 2017.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
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