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2011 2A Vanderbilt Industrial Cobras Preview – Texas High School Football

Team: Vanderbilt Industrial Cobras

District: 14-2A Division I

Coach: Shane Lothman (1st year at Industrial); 18-23-0 all-time overall coaching record

Read about Lothman's hiring

Last Years Record: 9-4 overall 4-2 District

2010 Games:
vs Shiner (6-7) (W 21-0)
at Ganado (11-1) (OT) (L 14-20)
vs Tidehaven (4-6) (W 43-36)
at Somerville (3-7) (W 44-0)
vs *Van Vleck (4-6) (W 48-21)
at *Hitchcock (2-8) (W 34-20)
vs *Edna (7-2) (2OT) (W 17-14)
at *Altair Rice Consolidated (8-4) (2OT) (L 21-28)
vs *Hempstead (7-4) (L 17-21)
at *Hallettsville (3-7) (W 43-6)

The game vs. Altair Rice Consolidated was voted at LSG's #16 Best Game of the Year

Playoffs: Division I Regionals
vs Blanco (5-6) (W 14-6) Bi-District
vs Taft (7-4) (W 13-2) Area
vs Altair Rice Consolidated (8-4) (L 14-28) Regionals

Returning Lettermen: 15

Returning Starters: Offense: 3 Defense: 4

Key Players:
* DL Johnny Tseng 61 tackles 6 sacks
* RB/DB Jake Smiley 55 tackles 4 INTs
* OL Cody Garza
* RB Sal Townley
* RB Jake DelaGarza
* QB Will Knopp
* OL Daniel Martin
* OL William Hill
* OL Blake White
* K Kade Smith
* DB Bryce Ptuitt 67 tackles
* LB Ryan Hessler
* LB Karsen Klimitchek

LSG District Ranking: 4th (Behind state ranked #10 Hempstead, #15 Edna and #27 Altair Rice Consolidated)

LSG Region Ranking: 9th

LSG State Ranking: 40th

Notes:
The Cobras lost a lot to graduation. They will need their defense to step up during coach Lothman first season. This district is one of the best in the state and it will be tough to make the playoffs (they made the playoffs last year with an Edna loss in week 10)

History:
* 3 year winning streak (all 9+ wins)
* 3-4 vs. Edna since 1998
* 6-8 vs. Ganado since 1994
* Playoff Appearances (18) 1951,1952,1955,1960,1984,1985,1987,1992,1995,1997,1998,2002,2003,2005,2006,2008,2009,2010

Championship History: No Championship Games

Last 5 year record: 40-20

Last 10 year record: 68-46

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By: Michael Wright & Chris Doelle
Lone Star Gridiron
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