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2010 LSG Preview — Celina Bobcats

Team: Celina Bobcats

District: 10-3A

Coach: Butch Ford (8 years) 100-14 at Celina (#2 All-Time at Celina); 100-14 overall

Last Years Record: 7-5 overall 3-2 District

2009 Games:
at Ferris (5-5) (W 28-7)
at Addison Trinity (12-2) (L 24-27)
at Daingerfield (15-1) (L 13-27)
at FW Arlington Heights (9-3) (W 34-18)
vs Whitehouse (3-8) (W 45-16)
at *Sanger (5-5) (W 48-14)
vs *Prosper (11-2) (L 14-38)
at *Gainesville (5-5) (W 39-0)
vs *Whitesboro (2-8) (W 38-7)
at *Argyle (12-1) (L 14-29)

Playoffs: Division II Area
vs Van Alstyne (10-1) (W 35-14) Bi-District
vs Kennedale (11-2) (L 6-10) Area

2010 Schedule
27-Aug @ Carrollton Ranchview 7:30
3-Sep vs. Prestonwood 7:30
10-Sep vs. Pilot Point 7:30
17-Sep @ Melissa 7:30
24-Sep @ Paris 7:30
1-Oct vs. Lake Worth 7:30
8-Oct vs. Van Alstyne 7:30*
15-Oct @ Anna 7:30*
29-Oct vs. Bonham 7:30*
5-Nov @ Commerce 7:30*

Returning Lettermen: 20

Returning Starters: Offense: 7 Defense: 7

Key Players:
QB Jacob Stephenson
RB Jose Romero 1073 yards 12 TDs rushing 387 yards rec. HM All-State
RB JR Jamarick Simmons 896 yards 13 TDs
OL JR Jordan Roos 18 pancakes TOP JR
DL Tanner Franklin 70 tackles
LB Cody Sandler

Notes:
* No longer in district with Prosper and Argyle
* The game vs. Pilot Point is always a fun one
* Expect the Bobcats to go 9-1 or 10-0 and win the district title
* A game vs. Argyle awaits them in bi-district play to make it interesting

History:
23 CONSECUTIVE WINNING SEASONS
2009 ended a string of 15 CONSECUTIVE 10+ win seasons Until 2009 they had not won less than 11 games in a season since 1993
18 CONSECUTIVE PLAYOFF APPEARANCES
2008's and 2009's 9 losses were most since 1986 & 1987
Celina Bobcats have won 66 out of their last 77 games with 2 of their losses coming in State Championship Games. 5 of those 11 losses were to the evential state champion
Celina's loss to Prosper in 2008 33-7. The Bobcats have not lost 3 games in a season since 1997 and they went 4 rounds deep into the playoffs that year Before that is was 1993 when they finished the year 7-3. No one has scored this many points or beaten a Bobcat team this badly since Crawford won 49-26 in the 2004 playoffs. That’s 48 games that a team has never scored at least 33 points on them!! In fact they have only given up 20 or more 5 times during that span.
vs Pilot Point 12-2 since 1994 9-0 since 1999
CELINA'S STATE RECORDS
68: Most consecutive wins (1998-2002)
8: Most state championships
4: Most consecutive state championships(1998-2001, tied with Sealy)
25: Most consecutive playoff wins (1998-2002)
All time record: 514-231-18 68.54% 763 games
playoff appearances (31)
1966,1967,1968,1969,1971,1974,1975,1978,1985,1987,1988,1989,1990,1992,1993,1994,1995,1996,1997,1998,1999,2000,2001,2002,2003,2004,2005,2006,2007,2008,2009

Bi-District -- 1985, 1987, 1989, 1990, 1992
Area -- 1994, 1996, 2002, 2003, 2009
Regionals -- 1966, 1967
Quarterfinals -- 1968, 1969, 1971, 1978, 1997, 2004
Semifinals -- 1975, 1988
State Runner Up -- 2006, 2008
Co Champions -- 1974
State Champions -- 1995, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2005, 2007

Championship History: Celina (10) 7-2-1 (Tied for 2nd All-Time in Championship game appearances)
1974 B -Big Sandy 0, Celina 0
1995 2A - Celina 32, Alto 28
1998 2A Division II - Celina 21, Elysian Fields 0
1999 2A Division II - Celina 38, Elysian Fields 7
2000 2A Division II - Celina 21, Mart 17
2001 2A Division II - Celina 41, Garrison 35
2005 2A Division II - Celina 28, Omaha Paul Pewitt 12
2006 3A Division II - Liberty Hill 22, Celina 19
2007 3A Division II - Celina 21, China Spring 14
2008 3A Division II - Carthage 49, Celina 37

Last 5 year record: 66-10

Last 10 year record: 132-14

By: Michael Wright & Chris Doelle
Lone Star Gridiron
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