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2013 LSG Team Preview — El Paso Burges Mustangs

2013 LSG Texas High School Football Team Preview — El Paso Burges Mustangs

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Team: El Paso Burges Mustangs (1-4A)

Team Colors: Purple/Gold

Enrollment: 1,509 -- 6th largest in the district out of 8 schools

First Varsity Season: 1955

Stadium: Mustang Stadium

Hudl: Go Mustangs!!

2013 Schedule:
Aug. 30, 2013 AT CLINT
Sep. 6, 2013 EL PASO AMERICAS
Sep. 13, 2013 EL PASO CATHEDRAL
Sep. 20, 2013 AT EL PASO CHAPIN
Sep. 27, 2013 EL PASO ANDRESS
Oct. 4, 2013 AT EL PASO HIGH
Oct. 11, 2013 EL PASO IRVIN
Oct. 18, 2013 EL PASO AUSTIN
Oct. 24, 2013 AT EL PASO JEFFERSON
Nov. 1, 2013 EL PASO BOWIE

Coach: Marcus Graham (3 years) 21-14-0 at El Paso Burges; 21-14-0 all-time coaching record

Coaches Comments: We will be very young. A lot of players received playing time. So we return a lot of letterman to the program. District Outlook: Chapin, Burges, Andress, El Paso

Returning Lettermen: 21

Returning Starters: Offense: 4 Defense: 4

Key Players:
* Michael Rasor Rb/Olb 6'0 190 2nd team All District RB could be a 1500 yd rusher. very explosive. 3yr starter
* William Patterson OL/DL 6'3 255 All City Hon. Men. 3yr starter 1st Team All-District
* Patrick Hernandez FB/LB
* Louis Mendoza LB
* Andrew Reyes LB

2012 JV Record: 3-7

Primary Offensive Formation: Pro Style

Primary Defensive Formation: 3-4

Notes:
* Improved from 2 wins in 2010 to 9 in 2011 to 10 in 2012 under now 4th year coach Marcus Graham

  • Mike Says: Last years 10 win season was the best in school history (began varsity play in 1955). Coach Graham has really turned things around here winning 19 games over the past 2 seasons after they went 21-31 in the 5 seasons before he arrived. They do not return a lot of lettermen or starters but this will be a solid team. Look for them to go 8-2 or 7-3 in the regular season and fight Andress and Chapin for the district title. They should then go 2 or 3 rounds in the playoffs.
  • Chris Says: El Paso Burges has been a steadily improving program.  It is showing up not only on the field, but in the activity on Lone Star Gridiron.  You see people talking about the program quite a bit more recently.  The Mustangs graduated a lot of players but should still be in the running for the District 1-4A championship.  They will have to battle but should be set for another two or three round playoff run.

Last Years Record:   Overall  10-3 District 6-1

2012 Games:
vs Clint (8-3) (W 39-14)
at El Paso Americas (7-4) (L 24-28)
vs El Paso Cathedral (4-7) (W 29-6)
vs El Paso Chapin (10-2)* (L 7-30)
at El Paso Andress (7-5)* (W 34-14)
vs El Paso (3-7)* (W 20-17)
at El Paso Irvin (1-9)* (W 40-14)
at El Paso Austin (5-5)* (W 33-20)
vs El Paso Jefferson (2-8)* (W 35-7)
at El Paso Bowie (6-5)* (W 42-21)

Playoffs: Division II Regionals
vs Canutillo (6-5) (EP Burges) (W 47-28) Bi-District
vs Hereford (5-7) (Midland's Grande) (W 35-28) Area
vs Wichita Falls Rider (12-3) (Midland's Grande) (L 35-64) Regionals

History:
* Playoff Appearances (9) 1967,1992,1996,1998,2002,2006,2008,2011,2012

Championship History: No Championship Games

Last 5 year record:  30-26

Last 10 year record: 53-54

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