It’s safe to say that the N’Kosi Perry era has begun. After much pregame speculation, which included an omittance of the starting quarterback when the team’s starters were announced over the PA, it was No. 5 – not No. 12 – who trotted out and led the Hurricanes offense Thursday night.
Good things tend to happen to teams that can run the ball – for Columbus, which lined up and ran for 269 total rushing Thursday night, that good thing was a 28-14 playoff victory over visiting South Dade in the region 4-8A semifinals at Tropical Park.