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2011 5A San Antonio Wagner Thunderbirds Preview – Texas High School Football

Team: San Antonio Wagner Thunderbirds

District: 25-5A

Coach: Pete Gibbens (5 years) 26-30 at San Antonio Wagnert (Only Head Coach in San Antonio Wagner history);

26-30 overall all-time coaching record

Last Years Record: 7-7 overall 2-3 District

2010 Games:
vs SA Reagan (5-5) (L 20-23)
at R.R. Stony Point (14-1) (L 14-56)
at SA Johnson (4-6) (W 28-6)
vs Smithson Valley (10-2) (L 21-28)
vs SA Southwest (4-7) (W 40-7)
vs *Converse Judson (7-5) (L 23-38)
at *San Marcos (0-10) (W 42-7)
vs *New Braunfels (6-5) (L 27-28)
vs *Cibolo Steele (14-2) (L 0-34)
at *Seguin (2-8) (W 7-6)

Playoffs: Division I Quarterfinals
vs SA Churchill (7-4) (W 27-13) Bi-District
vs SA Warren (8-4) (W 26-23) Area
vs Edinburg (10-3) (W 31-10) Regionals
vs SA Stevens (11-4) (L 14-31) Quarterfinals

Returning Lettermen: 26

Returning Starters: Offense: 2 Defense: 6

Key Players:
* LB Derrick Kindred Honorable Mention All-State (TSWA) 166 tackles
* DB Naeem Martin 1st Team All-District
* DB JR Robert Gardner
* QB Jacoby Clay
* DL David Lewis

LSG District Ranking: #4 (Behind state ranked #6 Cibolo Steele, #11 Converse Judson and #60 New Braunfels)

15-5A District Preview

LSG Region Ranking: #17

LSG State Ranking: #87

Notes:
The Thunderbirds made a surprising run to the Quarterfinals last year. The only return 8 starters from that team so that success will be hard to duplicate. Expect them to come in 4th in district play but it will be a challenge.

History:
* 3 year non-losing streak
* Playoff Appearances (3) 2008,2009,2010

Championship History: No Championship Games

Last 5 year record: 26-30

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By: Michael Wright
Lone Star Gridiron
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