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2012 LSG Team Preview — Sweeny Bulldogs

2012 LSG Texas High School Football Team Preview — Sweeny Bulldogs

Team: Sweeny Bulldogs (24-3A)

Colors: Columbia/Navy/White

Stadium: Bulldog Stadium (Capacity: 5,000)

Enrollment: 593 -- 4th largest in the district out of 5 schools

2012 Schedule:
@ Bay City
@ Kilgore
@ Brazosport
@ Bellville
Edna
@ La Marque **
Columbia **
@ Stafford **
Houston Sunnyside **

Coach: Brett Sawyer (2 Years) 16-9-0 at Sweeny; 16-9-0 all-time coaching record

Returning Lettermen: 11

Returning Starters: Offense: 5 Defense: 4

Key Players:
* OL/DL Greg Lemon 61 tackles 7 sacks
* LB Joel Higgins 108 tackles
* RB/DB JR Dante Lemons
* QB JR Dorland Fields
* LB Trent Wylie
* LB Taylor Robertson

Notes:
* Have made it to the Regionals in both of head coach Brett Sawyer years

  • Mike Says: The Bulldogs only bring back 11 lettermen from last years Regional playoff team. This year they should be solid on defense. They play a pretty tough schedule with non-district games against Kilgore and Bellville. Look for them to go 5-5 or 6-4 in the regular season and come in 3rd in the district behind La Marque and Columbia.
  • Chris Says: Sweeny has done well in the past few years, but LaMarque wasn't in their district then.  Sure, the Bulldogs will do well in the regular season and sure, they will make the playoffs.  The won't win district and they won't make it past the second round in the postseason.

Last Years Record: 8-5 overall 2-2 District

2011 Games:
vs Bay City (3-7) (W 30-28)
at Houston Jones (3-6) (W 61-14)
vs Freeport Brazosport (1-9) (L 7-13)
vs Bellville (10-2) (L 6-29)
at Brookshire Royal (2-8) (W 35-14)
vs Clear Falls JV (W 37-16)
at Wharton (6-7)* (L 28-34)
vs Palacios (3-7)* (W 28-7)
at West Columbia (13-1)* (L 12-31)
vs Needville (1-9)* (W 41-8)

Playoffs: Division II Regionals
vs Sinton (9-2) (at Victoria) (W 35-7) Bi-District
vs Rio Hondo (8-4) (at CC Calallen) (W 41-14) Area
vs Wimberley (15-0) (at Victoria) (L 0-28) Regionals

History:
* Ranks #11 in Class 3A All-Time Winning %
* 4 year winning streak
* All Time Record: 449-239-28 64.67% 716 games
* Playoff Years: (27) 1947,1948,1960,1961,1966,1967,1982,1983,1984,1986,1988,1989,1992,1993,1994,1995
1996,1997,1998,1999,2000,2001,2005,2006,2009,2010,2011

Championship Game History (2) 1-1
1966 2A - Sweeny 29, Granbury 7
1983 3A - Daingerfield 42, Sweeny 0

Last 5 year record: 35-21

Last 10 year record: 62-47

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