Lone Star Gridiron

2010 LSG Preview — Blanco Panthers

Team: Blanco Panthers

District: 13-2A Division I

Coach: Danny Rogers (8 years) 76-26 at Blanco (#2 in all-time coaching wins at Blanco); 76-26 overall record

Last Years Record: 12-2 overall 6-0 Distirct

2009 Games:
at Fischer Canyon Lake (6-5) (L 14-21)
vs Luling (5-6) (W 33-26)
at Florence (2-8) (W 22-14)
vs Jarrell (0-9) (W 46-7)
at *Univ. City Randolph (3-6) (W 59-7)
vs *Comfort (8-6) (W 22-0)
vs *SA Brooks Academy (0-10) (W 72-0)
vs *Harper (8-4) (W 33-12)
at *Johnson City (2-8) (W 61-0)
vs *SA Cole (6-4) (W 34-7)

Playoffs: Division II Quarterfinals
vs Karnes City (7-4) (W 53-0) Bi-District
vs Rogers (9-3) (W 32-13) Area
vs Vanderbilt Industrial (11-2) (W 34-14) Regionals
vs Refugio (14-1) (L 14-22) Quarterfinals

2010 Schedule
27-Aug vs. Canyon Lake 7:30
3-Sep vs. Lexington 7:30
10-Sep @ Somerset 7:30
17-Sep vs. San Antonio Christian 7:30
24-Sep @ Sonora 7:30
8-Oct @ Tom Moore 7:30*
15-Oct vs. Marion 7:30*
22-Oct @ Comfort 7:30*
29-Oct @ Lago Vista 7:30*
5-Nov vs. Luling 7:30*

Returning Lettermen: 11

Returning Starters: Offense: 5 Defense: 5

Key Players:
QB JR Tanner Rogers 1300 yards 18 TDs passing (coaches son)
RB/DB Kyle Garrow 353 yards 3 TDs rushing 256 yards 1 TD Rec.
TE Travis McClinton 23-573 yards 10 TDs
LB Ethan Evans 135 tackles

Notes:
The Panthers have gone to the semifinals in 2008 and the quarterfinals in 2009. They should win their district but making it to the quarterfinals will be a longshot. There first playoff game will be against a very tough 14-2A DI that includes Rice Consolidated, Industrial and Edna. Expect the Panthers to go 8-2 or 9-1 in the regular season and if they don't draw a tough first round playoff opponent, could make it three or four rounds deep.

History:
6 year winning streak
5 consecutive 10+ win seasons
Playoff Appearances (22)
1954,1956,1962,1967,1969,1981,1982,1983,1984,1992,1995,1998,1999,2000,2001,2002,2004,2005,2006,2007,2008,2009

Championship History: (2) 1-1
2000 2A Division I - Sonora 27, Blanco 24
2001 2A Division I - Blanco 16, Van Alstyne 0

Last 5 year record: 58-11

Last 10 year record: 100-21

By: Michael Wright & Chris Doelle
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