Lone Star Gridiron

2010 LSG Preview — Cuero Gobblers

Team: Cuero Gobblers

District: 28-3A

Coach: Rick Owens (1st year)

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Last Years Record: 13-1 overall 5-0 District

2009 Games:
at Beeville Jones (3-7) (W 34-10)
at Rio Hondo (5-6) (W 47-7)
vs Devine (8-4) (W 33-8)
at Bay City (1-9) (W 38-10)
vs La Vernia (7-4) (W 41-16)
at *Yoakum (6-6) (W 26-23)
vs *Palacios (4-6) (W 47-17)
at *Goliad (1-9) (W 42-14)
at *Gonzales (1-9) (W 68-13)
vs *Edna (8-3) (W 48-32)

Playoffs: Division I Semifinals
vs SA Sam Houston (8-3) (W 46-12) Bi-District
vs Sealy (11-1) (W 53-36) Regionals
vs Ingleside (11-2) (W 47-28) QuarterFinals
vs Gilmer (15-0) (L 36-42) SemiFinals

2010 Schedule
27-Aug vs. Wimberley 7:30
3-Sep vs. Liberty Hill 7:30
10-Sep vs. Bellville 7:30
17-Sep @ Port Lavaca Calhoun 7:30
24-Sep vs. Pleasanton 7:30*
1-Oct @ La Vernia 7:30*
15-Oct vs. Yoakum 7:30*
22-Oct @ Poteet 7:30*
29-Oct vs. San Antonio Sam Houston 7:30*
5-Nov @ Gonzales 7:30*

Returning Lettermen: 15

Returning Starters: Offense: 5 Defense: 5

Key Players:
RB JR Trent Jackson 2nd Team All-State 1750 yards 34 TDs
RB Andrew Thibodeaux 635 yards 13 TDs rushing 214 yards 8 TDs receiving
WR Monte Green 34-587 3 TDs 2 INTs TOP 10 ATH
TE/LB Tanner Hoffman HM All-State LB

Notes:
* Always a power in Region IV and this year will be no exception
* RB Jackson will be a threat to the record books as his career continues
* Expect the Gobblers to go 9-1 or 10-0 in the regular season and win the district title
* They could win it all playing Carthage or Brownwood (A rematch of the 1970 3A Championship game) in the championship game

History:
6 consecuitve 11+ win seasons
7 consecuvive 9+ win seasons
8 consecutive playoff appearances
All time record: 645-335-38 65.24% 1018 games
Playoff Appearances (31)
1928,1938,1942,1951,1957,1970,1973,1974,1975,1983,1984,1985,1986,1987,1990,1993,1994,1995,1996,1997,1998,1999,2000,2002,2003,2004,2005,2006,2007,2008,2009
2009 was 5th semifinal game in 6 years (Lost last 3 years)
4-1 vs Wimberly all-time including 2-1 in the playoffs (2004, 2006 & 2007)
4-4 vs Sealy during regular season play from ‘98-‘05 2-3 vs Sealy in playoff games from ’95-‘97, 2008 & 2009

Championship History: Cuero (10) 3-7 (tied for 2nd in most appearances)
1970 3A - Brownwood 14, Cuero 0
1973 3A - Cuero 21, Mount Pleasant 7
1974 3A - Cuero 19, Gainesville 7
1975 3A - Ennis 13, Cuero 10
1985 3A - Daingerfield 47, Cuero 22
1986 3A - Jefferson 24, Cuero 0
1987 3A - Cuero 14, McGregor 6
1993 3A - Southlake Carroll 14, Cuero 6
1998 3A Division I - Aledo 14, Cuero 7
2004 3A Division I - Abilene Wylie 17, Cuero 14

Last 5 year record: 61-8

Last 10 year record: 104-23

By: Chris Doelle & Michael Wright
Lone Star Gridiron
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