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2012 LSG Team Preview — Mission Sharyland Rattlers

2012 LSG Texas High School Football Team Preview — Mission Sharyland Rattlers

Team: Mission Sharyland Rattlers (30-5A)

Colors: Red/White

Enrollment: 3,040.5 -- 2nd largest in the district out of 9 schools

2012 Schedule:
@ Brownsville Hanna
Laredo Alexander
La Joya **
@ Edinburg Economedes **
La Joya Juarez-Lincoln **
@ Edinburg **
Donna **
@ La Joya Palmview **
Edinburg North **
@ Edinburg Vela **

Coach: Ron Adame (1st year); 1st Head Coaching Position

Returning Lettermen: 23

Returning Starters: Offense: 6 Defense: 8

Key Players:
* RB Cesar Valdez 507 yards 6 TDs rushing
* QB/RB Estefan Castillo
* OL Emanuel Barbosa
* OL Luis Garcia
* OL Jose Barbosa
* LB Bradley Klein 111 tackles
* DB J.C. Valadez
* QB Tres Barrera
* LB JR Joey Esquivel

Notes:
* Have gone 19-4 over the last 2 seasons

  • Mike Says:The Rattlers have 14 starters returning from a 9-2 playoff team. This year they will be strong on the offensive line. Look for them to go 8-2 or 9-1 in the regular season and win the district championship. They will be a Division I playoff team and will go 1 or 2 rounds in the playoffs.
  • Chris Says: Mission Sharyland brings back most of their defensive and a good portion of their offensive starters.  While they do have a new head coach, Ron Adame, he is not new to the program.  Adame was most recently the Rattlers Offensive Coordinator and has been involved with Mission Sharyland for 17 years.  With this much continuity, the Ratters' offense will do fine.  Their defense brings back 8 starters, so it too should be fine.  Long story short - look for the Rattlers to again take the District 30-5A crown and have their typical two playoff games.

Last Years Record: 9-2 overall 6-1 District

2011 Games:
vs Brownsville Hanna (3-7) (W 43-14)
at Edinburg North (3-7) (W 48-16)
vs CC Flour Bluff (8-5) (W 48-18)
at McAllen Rowe (5-5)* (W 45-13)
vs Donna (7-4)* (W 17-15)
at La Joya Palmview (4-6)* (W 37-9)
vs McAllen Memorial (12-1)* (L 14-28)
at Mission (2-8)* (W 52-23)
vs La Joya (2-8)* (W 49-0)
at McAllen (6-5)* (W 38-21)

Playoffs: Division I Bi-District
vs Laredo United (9-4) (at Laredo SAC) (L 42-60) Bi-District

History:
* 4 consecutive 9+ win seasons
* Playoff Years: (21) 1956,1957,1958,1959,1960,1961,1984,1985,1986,1988,1989,1997,2001,2002
2003,2004,2005,2008,2009,2010,2011

Championship History: No Championship Games

Last 5 year record: 45-13

Last 10 year record: 81-33

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