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2010 LSG Preview — Copperas Cove Bulldogs

Team: Copperas Cove Bulldogs

District: 12-5A

Coach: Jack Welch (16 years) 141-49-1 at Copperas Cove (1st All-Time in Copperas Cove history); 183-76-1 overall (#116 on the all-time coaching wins list)

Last Years Record: 8-3 overall 5-2 Distirct

2009 Games:
vs San Angelo Central (2-8) (W 65-6)
at Waco (2-8) (W 36-24)
vs McKinney Boyd (4-6) (W 48-38)
at *Killeen Ellison (4-6) (W 27-13)
vs *Temple (4-6) (W 24-10)
at *Bryan (5-6) (L 20-34)
vs *Belton (10-2) (W 10-0)
at *Killeen Shoemaker (0-10) (W 60-6)
vs *A&M Consolidated (7-4) (L 7-21)
at *Harker Heights (2-8) (W 32-14)

Playoffs: Division II Bi-District
vs Tyler John Tyler (12-2) (L 21-49) Bi-District

2010 Schedule
27-Aug vs. Southlake Carroll 7:30
3-Sep vs. Waco 7:30
10-Sep vs. Leon 7:30
24-Sep @ Belton 7:30*
1-Oct vs. Temple 7:30*
7-Oct @ Killeen Ellison 7:00*
15-Oct vs. Bryan 7:30*
22-Oct @ A&M Consolidated 7:30*
28-Oct @ Killeen Shoemaker 7:30*
5-Nov vs. Killeen Harker Heights 7:30*

Returning Lettermen: 18

Returning Starters: Offense: 5 Defense: 5

Key Players:
QB Austin Greene
RB Will Randolph
RB Brandon Hamilton
WR JR Orlando Thomas
WR JR Johnny Sirmans
OL Cody Elenz 47 pancakes TOP 25 OL
DL Trevor Valdez 42 tackles 3 sacks COMMITTED to Baylor TOP 25 DL
DB Brandon Durant 143 tackles 3 star

Notes:
* Have great interior linemen like OL Elenz and DL Valdez
* Interesting game on opening day vs. Southlake Carroll
* Expect the Bulldogs to go 7-3 or 8-2 in the regular season and compete for the district title
* Once in the playoffs they will go to the Area or Regional round

History:
12 Consecutive Winning Seasons
8+ wins 10 of last 12 seasons
4 head coaches were assistants under Welch Tim Hensley (New Caney) Rodney Southern (Belton), Thed Harris (Marshall) and Howard McMahan (Pflugerville Connally)
Playoff Appearances (12) 1960,1998,1999,2000,2001,2002,2004,2005,2006,2007,2008,2009

Championship History: Copperas Cove (2) 0-2
2006 4A Division I - San Antonio Alamo Heights 40, Copperas Cove 28
2007 4A Division I - Lamar Consolidated 20, Copperas Cove 14

Last 5 year record: 58-12

Last 10 year record: 103-24

By: Michael Wright & Chris Doelle
Lone Star Gridiron
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