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Huntsville, Ala. (WHNT) Things changed the moment Clint Woodfin walked in the door at Huntsville High. The former offensive coordinator at James Clemens is bringing his fast-paced system to the Crimson Panthers.

"We want to be the fastest team in Alabama. We want to be the fastest most physical team as well. Whether it's run or pass, we just want to play at a high tempo," Woodfin said during a rare stopping point at practice.

Speed is now the name of the game and in order to be fast, players have to run.

"It's been crazy, Our conditioning test was 40, 40's so we've been running so much, but I love it," said senior Freddie Carodine. Carodine will team up with Gary Fearn in the backfield for a nice 1-2 punch this season.

The Crimson panthers will be infused with pace and determination which comes straight from the head coach. "He's instilled a new work ethic in all of us and we all want to be the best players we can be. Last year was tough but we have high expectations, " corner back Thomas Birchfield said during week one at training camp.

Huntsville has yet to play a single game under Woodfin, but the job is already exceeding his expectations.  "The thing that made Huntsville so attractive was the fact that the tradition and culture here in the community is unmatched and unrivaled."

The Crimson Panthers kick off the season at Mountain Brook on August 28th.

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