Lone Star Gridiron

2010 LSG Preview — Alief Taylor Lions

Team: Alief Taylor Lions

District: 18-5A

Coach: J.D. Jordan (1st year); First Head Coaching Position

Last Years Record: 9-4 overall 4-3 Distirct

2009 Games:
vs Houston Bellaire (3-7) (W 24-8)
vs Houston Jones (9-3) (W 48-0)
at Katy Mayde Creek (1-9) (W 35-28)
vs *Houston Stratford (8-3) (L 28-29)
at *Alief Hastings (5-5) (W 20-12)
vs *Hou. Spring Woods (1-9) (W 34-14)
at *Hou. Strake Jesuit (5-5) (L 26-31)
vs *Houston Memorial (9-4) (L 21-31)
at *Houston Northbrook (0-10) (W 61-0)
vs *Alief Elsik (6-5) (W 34-25)

Playoffs: Division II Regionals
vs Katy Taylor (6-4) (W 17-10) bi-district
vs Aldine (7-5) (W 38-35) Area
vs Clute Brazoswood (10-4) (L 19-42) Regionals

2010 Schedule
27-Aug @ Pasadena Dobie 7:00
4-Sep @ Katy 6:00
11-Sep vs. Fort Bend Dulles 6:00
17-Sep vs. Conroe 7:00
1-Oct vs. Aldine MacArthur 7:00*
8-Oct @ Alief Hastings 7:00*
15-Oct vs. Alief Elsik 7:00*
23-Oct @ Aldine Eisenhower 6:00*
29-Oct vs. Aldine Nimitz 7:00*
4-Nov @ Aldine 7:00*

Returning Lettermen: 25

Returning Starters: Offense: 6 Defense: 6

Key Players:
QB Jordan Are' 8 TDs rushuing 2292 yards 13 TDs passing
RB Derrick Lair 828 yards 13 TDs rushing 362 yards rec.
RB Treveon Taylor 694 yards
WR Devonta Felder 53-994 yards 7 TDs
WR Chaz Adams 23-397
DL Emmanuel Omoegbele 86 tackles 15 TFL 5 sacks
LB Trevin Giles
LB Israel Iheanacho
LB Jonathan Morrissette
DB Rodney Johnson 3 INTs

Notes:
The Lions will have a lot of offensive firepower which should put them in the fight for the District 18-5A title. The pass/catch duo of Are' and Felder will be fun to watch. Expect the Lions to go 7-3 or 8-2 in the regular season and 2 to 3 rounds deep in the playoffs. The 18-5A district matches up with the Cypress schools in bi-district so a matchup against Cypress Creek, Falls or Woods will be a tough one.

History:
2 year winning streak
2009's 9 wins was the most in school history (first varsity season was 2002)
Playoff Appearances (5) 2003,2004,2006,2008,2009

Championship History: No Championship Games

Last 5 year record: 27-26

Last 8 year record: 42-43

By: Michael Wright & Chris Doelle
Lone Star Gridiron
www.lonestargridiron.com

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