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2012 LSG Team Preview — Princeton Panthers

2012 LSG Texas High School Football Team Preview — Princeton Panthers

Team: Princeton Panthers (12-3A)

Colors: Maroon/White

Stadium: Jackie Hendrix Stadium (Capacity: 5,500)

Enrollment: 889 -- Largest in the district out of 5 schools

2012 Schedule:
@ Greenville
Carrollton Ranchview
Commerce
@ Dallas Samuell
@ Bridgeport
wills Point
@ Bonham **
Anna **
@ Melissa **
Nevada Community **

Coach: Stacey Dillard (4 years) 15-28 at Princeton; 15-28 all-time coaching record

Coaches Comments: Replacing our QB will be a difficult task. District Outlook: Melissa will provide a great challenge for us

Returning Lettermen: 18

Returning Starters: Offense: 9 Defense: 6

Key Players:
* Jakari Dillard WR, 6'4 190 very big and explosive WR
* David Mckinzie WR 47 catches for 651 yards
* N'keal Bailey DB
* Marquis Thomas WR 48 catches 635 yards
* C.J. Bryant RB
* Taylor Jones OL
* Frankie Peters OL
* Logan Heneger DB
* Steven Jones DL
* Justin Jones LB

Notes:
* Have gone 11-12 over the last 2 seasons

  • Mike Says:The Panthers will rely on a great trio of wide receivers this season. That and 15 starters returning will get them back into the playoffs. Look for them to go 7-3 or 6-4 and fight Melissa for the district championship.
  • Chris Says: Princeton is in a tough district but it helps they are bringing back so many returning lettermen and starters.  Melissa will be tough to get past, but even if the Panthers don't win district, they will be going to the playoffs.  How far they go in the postseason will be determine by how well Coach Dillard has done at convincing his team they are winners and how much they like their recent success.

Last Years Record: 7-5 overall 3-2 District

2011 Games:
vs Van Alstyne (9-4) (W 28-21)
vs Paris North Lamar (5-5) (W 55-35)
at Commerce (8-3) (L 34-37)
at Quinlan Ford (3-7) (W 50-15)
vs Sanger (9-2) (L 37-45)
at Frisco Lone Star (4-6)* (W 48-35)
vs Nevada Community (0-10)* (W 70-6)
at Farmersville (3-7)* (W 41-39)
at Lucas Lovejoy (8-4)* (L 31-38)
vs Prosper (9-3)* (L 14-62)

Playoffs: Division II Area
vs Dallas Roosevelt (6-5) (at Grapevine Stad) (W 30-21) Bi-District
vs Van Alstyne (9-4) (at McKinney) (L 0-28) Area

2011 JV Record: 5-4

History:
* 2011 ended a 4 year losing streak
* Playoff Appearances (7) 1948,1972,1974,1975,1976,2010,2011

Championship History: No Championship Games

Last 5 year record: 17-36

Last 10 year record: 35-68

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