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2011 5A Midland Bulldogs Preview – Texas High School Football

Team: Midland Bulldogs

District: 3-5A

Coach: Craig Yenzer (9 years) 69-39 at Midland (#1 in Midland History); 112-63-0 overall all-time coaching record
(#303 on the all-time coaching wins list)

Last Years Record: 11-2 overall 4-1 District

2010 Games:
vs Amarillo (8-3) (W 20-6)
at EP Del Valle (10-2) (W 21-13)
at Lubbock Coronado (3-7) (W 59-27)
vs Lubbock Monterey (2-9) (W 62-17)
vs San Angelo Central (5-7) (W 49-14)
at *Odessa Permian (4-6) (W 41-7)
at *Odessa (5-6) (W 42-25)
vs *Abilene (9-4) (L 18-28)
vs *Midland Lee (6-4) (W 43-36)
vs *Abilene Cooper (11-2) (W 42-35)

Playoffs: Division I Regionals
vs Arlington Bowie (7-4) (W 39-35) Bi-District
vs EP El Dorado (8-4) (W 31-7) Area
vs Coppell (13-1) (L 7-49) Regionals

Returning Lettermen: 20

Returning Starters: Offense: 5 Defense: 3

Key Players:
* OL Zach Byars 1st Team All-District
* OL Quade Huckaba 1st Team All-District
* DL Dutton Watson 1st Team All-District 61 tackles 5 sacks
* WR Donavon Lee
* RB/WR JR Malcolm Anders
* RB Jacoby Webster 638 rushing yards 6 TDs
* DL Keaton Castillo
* LB Anthony Rubio 65 tackles
* LB Brandon Wright 50 tackles
* DB Brandon Wiliams
* K Jake Forrester 53 XPs
* OL Turner Ingle
* QB Tanner Culp

LSG District Ranking: #2 (Behind state ranked #23 Abilene Cooper and just ahead of #28 Abilene)

LSG Region Ranking: #11

LSG State Ranking: #27

Notes:
The Bulldogs made a great run last year surprising everyone in district 3-5A last year. This year they should be second or third in the district. An early matchup vs. Arlington Martin would be a good one.

History:
* 3 consecutive non-losing seasons (24-11)
* Playoff Appearances (10) 1927,1929,1936,1951,2002,2004,2005,2006,2008,2010

Championship History: (1) 0-1
2002 5A Division I - Converse Judson 33, Midland 32

Last 5 year record: 34-23

Last 10 year record: 74-44

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By: Michael Wright
Lone Star Gridiron
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