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2011 3A Lucas Lovejoy Leopards Preview – Texas High School Football

Team: Lucas Lovejoy Leopards

District: 11-3A

Coach: Jim Bob Puckett (3 years) 28-10 record at Lucas Lovejoy; 30-18-0 all-time overall coaching record

Last Years Record: 11-2 overall 5-0 District

2010 Games:
at Argyle (13-1) (L 14-17)
vs Paris (4-6) (W 55-13)
at Frisco (4-6) (W 49-29)
vs Abilene Wylie (5-7) (W 28-0)
vs Dallas Home School AA (6-5) (W 50-20)
vs *Prosper (7-5) (W 42-21)
at *Farmersville (3-7) (W 49-0)
vs *Frisco Lone Star (0-10) (W 66-0)
at *Princeton (4-7) (W 56-7)
vs *Nevada Community (1-9) (W 68-0)

Playoffs: CLASS 3A Division I Regionals
vs Dallas Smith (6-5) (W 56-22) Bi-District
vs Celina (11-1) (W 17-0) Area
vs Henderson (13-2) (L 14-36) Regionals

Returning Lettermen: 17

Returning Starters: Offense: 4 Defense: 6

Key Players:
* OL/DL Nate O'Connor 1st Team All-District
* DB Zander Hamilton 1st Team All-District
* DB Trey Carson 1st Team All-District
* RB/LB JR Nick LaSane 665 rushing yards 9 TDs
* OL Sean Gordon
* DL JR Slayton Shiels
* K/P Eddie Pusakarich

LSG District Ranking: #1 (District 11-3A Champions...just ahead of state ranked #26 Prosper)

LSG Region Ranking: #6

LSG State Ranking: #18

Notes:
The Leopards lost a lot in graduation but will bring back enough to win district again. Their closest district game last year was a 42-21 victory over Prosper. They will get a great test early on with an opening season game vs. state ranked #4 Argyle.

History:
* All-Time Record: 28-10-0 73.68% 38 games
* Playoff History: (3) 2008,2009,2010

Championship History: No Championship Games

Last 3 year record: 28-10

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By: Michael Wright
Lone Star Gridiron
www.lonestargridiron.com

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