Heading over the to the defensive side of the ball, it's a lot of familiar names from offense. Huston, Taylor and Shull also are among the team's best tacklers at the linebacker position.
"Defensively, we'll have to build around them," Fulton said. "Getting to the ball, tackling, the basic fundamentals are so important."
While the linebacking unit has plenty of experience, the Eagles graduated much of their help in the secondary. Angel returns to the backfield, and should start at cornerback. Tolliver-Goode is expected to start at free safety, but from there, Fulton is still evaluating the starters.
Some of the offensive skill players, like Muska, Volk and Lewis, are expected to play both ways and help out at cornerback and safety.
"We're replacing most of our secondary," Fulton said. "I expect all of those guys to see time."
In the trenches, Michael Smith and Corey Riddle lead the offensive and defensive lines. Nick Reis, Dylan Barthleme and Johnny Frohning are also returning letterman.
The Eagles have just 10 seniors, but Fulton likes the mix of experience they bring. He also said they have experience in the younger guys.
"Our juniors, a lot of them played as sophomores," he said.
They'll all play Friday night, taking on Bethalto in their season opener at 7 p.m. in Bethalto.
Seniors: Brandon Tolliver-Goode, Tanner Shull, Allen Taylor, Lucas Huston, Dylan Barthleme, Michael Smith, Hunter Frohning, Johnny Frohning, Jacob Lidy, Austin Angel
Juniors: Jake Volk, Zack Lewis, Dylan Rhodes, Cody Riddle, Nick Reis, Kyle Armstrong, Quentin Huston, Dalton Helmbacher, Garrett Hall, Cody McCoy, Blake Probst
Sophomores: Kyle Muska, Seth Meinhart, Austin Mulkey, Brock Mammoser, Josh Bierman, Kirk Johnson, Bryce Dhom, Kaleb Wittgan, John Flowers, BoDee Steber, Clayton Woodward, Tyler Chapman, Joe Smithenry, Logan May, Lucas Lindermann