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2010 LSG Preview — New Braunfels Unicorns

Team: New Braunfels Unicorns

District: 25-5A

Coach: Chuck Caniford (5 years) 42-20 at New Braunfels (#3 in all-time wins at New Braunfels); 49-43-0 overall record

Last Years Record: 11-4 overall 5-3 District

2009 Games:
vs Seguin (2-8) (W 32-3)
at N.B. Canyon (3-7) (W 69-2)
at *SA Madison (6-4) (L 13-21)
vs *Smithson Valley (6-4) (W 28-13)
at *SA Churchill (3-7) (L 14-15)
vs *SA Lee (1-9) (W 49-21)
at *SA Roosevelt (7-4) (W 36-8)
vs *SA Reagan (8-3) (L 14-31)
at *SA Johnson (5-5) (W 17-7)
vs *SA MacArthur (5-5) (W 27-16)

Playoffs: Division II Semifinals
vs Bastrop (8-2) (W 41-21) Bi-District
vs C.C. Carroll (8-4) (W 42-14) Area
vs PSJA North (11-2) (W 62-21) Regionals
vs SA Brandeis (12-2) (W 14-7) Quarterfinals
vs Katy (14-2) (L 6-14) Semifinals

2010 Schedule
27-Aug @ New Braunfels Canyon 7:30
3-Sep vs. Schertz Clemens 7:30
10-Sep vs. San Antonio Madison 7:30
18-Sep @ San Antonio MacArthur 7:00
24-Sep @ Austin Westlake 7:30
8-Oct vs. San Marcos 7:30*
15-Oct vs. Cibilo Steele 7:30*
22-Oct @ Converse Wagner 7:30*
29-Oct vs. Seguin 7:30*
5-Nov @ Converse Judson 7:30*

Returning Lettermen: 26

Returning Starters: Offense: 6 Defense: 4

Key Players:
QB Micajah Poole
QB JR Riley Grametbaur
RB Karimu Osman 11 TDs rushing
WR Matt Schmid 67-646 5 TDs
TE Ross Johnson 17-269
OL Colton Hanson
DL Cory Gould 122 tackles HM All-State
DB JR Dusti Olsen 86 tackles 5 INTs

Notes:
* Will battle Judson and Cibilo Steele for the district title
* Expect the Unicorns to to go 6-4 or 7-3 in the regular season
* May be one of the better Division II teams in Region IV so expect at least a Regional appearance

History:
4 year winning streak
1 losing season (4-7 in 2005) in last 13 years
Leads the series 56-37-3 96 total games vs. Seguin, 1927-09 #5 All-time Consecutive Series 82 "Guadalupe River Bowl"
2009 win over Smithson Valley was the first over the Rangers since a 17-0 win in 1995.
Leads the series 22-6 in the "Wurst Bowl" vs. New Braunfels Canyon
All time record: 522-344-20 60.05% 886 games
Playoff Appearances (29)
1937,1942,1943,1948,1949,1950,1976,1982,1983,1984,1985,1986,1988,1989,1990,1991,1992,1997,1998,1999,2000,2001,2002,2003,2004,2005,2006,2007,2009

Championship History: (2) 0-2
1948 1A - Monahans 14, New Braunfels 0
2002 4A Division I - Texarkana 42, New Braunfels 11

Last 5 year record: 42-20

Last 10 year record: 84-41

By: Michael Wright & Chris Doelle
Lone Star Gridiron
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