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2011 5A The Woodlands Highlanders Preview – Texas High School Football

Team: The Woodlands Highlanders

District: 14-5A

Head Coach: Mark Schmid (7 years) 54-25 at The Woodlands (#2 in The Woodlands History) 54-25 All-Time Overall Record

Last Years Record: 10-1 overall 6-0 District

2010 Games:
vs Prepa Monterrey Tech, MX (W 44-7)
vs Fort Bend Hightower (9-3) (2OT) (W 46-39)
at Hou. Strake Jesuit (3-7) (W 31-24)
at Tyler Lee (2-9) (W 13-7)
at *Humble Atascocita (3-7) (W 35-0)
vs *Lufkin (9-2) (W 49-33)
at *Conroe Oak Ridge (6-5) (W 52-13)
vs *Humble Kingwood (3-8) (W 41-35)
at *T.W. College Park (3-7) (W 42-10)
vs *Conroe (1-9) (W 61-20)

Their game vs. Fort Bend Hightower ranked #8 in LSG's Games Of The Year

Playoffs: Division I Bi-District
vs Klein Oak (8-4) (L 14-31) Bi-District

Returning Lettermen: 21

Returning Starters: Offense: 2 Defense: 3

Key Players:
* WR Blake Webb 41-789 receiving yards 5 TDs 1st Team All-District
* DL Mitchell Meyers TOP 30 DL 44 tackles 9 sacks 1st Team All-District
* LB Garret Hope TOP 20 LB 52 tackles 1st Team All-District
* WR JR Jamie Taylor
* QB Cooper Woodyard
* QB Lance Miles
* RB Randy Cooper
* RB JR Ryan Trauffler
* LB Robbie Goldschmidt 45 tackles

LSG District Ranking: #2 (Behind state ranked #7 Lufkin)

LSG Region Ranking: #8

LSG State Ranking: #22

Notes:
The Highlanders only return 5 starters from a one loss team. A great bi-district matchup vs. one of the Klein schools is in the forcast again this year.

History:
* Only 1 losing season (3-8 in 2007) in last 13 years
* Winning seasons 26 of last 31 years
* 2-5 vs. Lufkin since 1994
* Went 16-17 the first 3 years after The Woodlands College Park opened
* 16 consecutive playoff appearances
* All time record: 249-119-7 67.33% 375 games
* all-time playoff appearances: (24) 1981,1982,1984,1985,1986,1990,1991,1993,1995,1996,1997,1998,1999,2000,2001,2002,2003
2004,2005,2006,2007,2008,2009,2010

Championship History:
The Woodlands (1) 0-1
2003 5A Division I - Galena Park North Shore 23, The Woodlands 7

Last 5 year record: 39-17

Last 10 year record: 84-35

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

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