Omaha South junior running back Tristin Anderson ran for 243 yards and three touchdowns in a season-opening win over Omaha Bryan for new head coach Chris Fant's first career win.
Anderson said Fant has brought an uptempo style to the team and his younger brother, Noah Fant — an Iowa commit — constantly challenges the team to improve.
Fant, the coach, was impressed with Anderson's performance and overall skill.
"He's a special talent," Fant said. "He should begin to garner attention from schools as the year progresses."
Fant also addressed this week's upcoming opponent: Omaha Northwest.
"They're going to be a good football team and continue to execute. We'll need to clean up mistakes and continue to re-establish football in South Omaha. One win is great, but we've got more to work to do," Fant said. "They're a very young team and I think they could be dangerous for a lot of teams. They're very well-coached."
On Monday, Anderson discussed his Friday night performance, what the season ahead might hold for the Packers and more: