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Team: Fort Bend Elkins Knights

District: 23-5A

Coach: Robert Crivellari (4 years) 17-21 at Fort Bend Elkins (#2 all time wins in Fort Bend Elkins history); 17-21 overall

Last Years Record: 6-2 overall 3-2 Distirct

2008 Games:
at Lamar Consolidated (6-3) (W 35-28)
vs Fort Bend Dulles (2-6) (W 28-9)
at *Fort Bend Marshall (3-6) (W 35-12)
vs *Fort Bend Travis (6-3) (L 35-43)
at *Fort Bend Clements (3-5) (W 56-49)
vs Fort Bend Bush (3-5) (W 42-21)
vs *Fort Bend Willowridge (0-8) (W 33-13)
vs *Fort Bend Kempner (4-5) (L 56-63)

Playoffs: No Playoffs

Returning Lettermen: 20

Returning Starters: Offense: 4 Defense: 6

Key Players:
WR Jordan Jolly 6-1, 170, 4.6 3 star recruit TOP 40 WR in the Nation
OT Jake Matthews 6-4.5, 270, 5.2 4-star recruit Son of Bruce Matthews TOP 15 OT in the nation
OG Tyler Brown
OL Ben Johnson

Fort Bend Elkins will tie the school record for most consecutive winning seasons at 2 in 2009. They snapped an 8 year losing streak in 2008 which is the longest in their 16 year history. If you believe that games are won in the trenches then the Knights will be in great shape led by Jake Matthews, the son of Houston Oiler great Bruce Matthews. Look for Elkins to battle for that 4th playoff spot and finish the season around 6-4. A trip to the Area round of the playoffs would be a surprise.

2008 ended a 8 year losing streak
Playoff Appearances (4) 1995,97,98,2002

Championship History: No Championship Games

Last 5 year record: 20-28

Last 10 year record: 38-61

By: Michael Wright
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