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2010 LSG Preview — Longview Lobos

Team: Longview Lobos

District: 11-5A

Coach: John King (6 years) 70-12 at Longview; 77-16 overall

Last Years Record: 14-2 overall 6-0 District

2009 Games:
vs Allen (10-2) (W 28-25)
at Tyler Lee (6-6) (W 31-7)
at Natchitoches Central (LA) (W 54-14)
at Lufkin (8-3) (L 14-28)
at *Texarkana Texas (7-4) (W 28-25)
vs *Sulphur Springs (10-4) (W 45-0)
at *Mount Pleasant (3-7) (W 44-0)
vs *Marshall (9-4) (W 47-30)
at *Hallsville (3-7) (W 45-0)
vs *Longview Pine Tree (1-9) (W 56-7)

Playoffs: Division I Runner Up
vs Whitehouse (3-8) (W 52-9) Bi-District
vs Hewitt Midway (9-3) (W 14-13) Area
vs Carrollton Smith (10-3) (W 28-25) Regionals
vs Waxahachie (13-1) (W 50-26) QuarterFinals
vs Denton Guyer (13-2) (W 49-28) SemiFinals
vs Lake Travis (16-0) (L 17-24) Championship

2010 Schedule
27-Aug@ Marshall 7:30
3-Sep vs. Tyler John Tyler 7:30
10-Sep @ Allen 7:30
17-Sep @ Lufkin 7:30
24-Sep @ PLANO vs. Abilene 7:30
8-Oct vs. Mesquite 7:30*
15-Oct vs. Mesquite Horn 7:30*
22-Oct @ North Mesquite 7:30*
29-Oct vs. Tyler Lee 7:30*
5-Nov @ DeSoto 7:30*

Returning Lettermen: 30

Returning Starters: Offense: 6 Defense: 4

Key Players:
QB Blaine Tomlinson
RB JR J'Haston Faggans
WR LaDarrin Robertson 39-472 could be QB
OL C.J. Green TOP 25 OL
LB Anthony Wiley 61 tackles 6 TFL
DB Jovorius Brown 115 tackles

Notes:
* Moving back up to 5A after back to back 4A Division I Runner-Ups to Austin lake Travis
* They play a very difficult pre-district schedule along with their very tough district schedule
* Expect the Lobos to go 6-4 or 7-3 and battle Tyler Lee and DeSoto for the district championship
* Once in the playoffs they should go two or three rounds

History:
6 Consecutive 9+ win seasons
Current Streak: 9 years winning
Current Streak: Years in Playoffs: 9 years
34 game district winning streak
All time record: 624-319-53 65.31% 996 games
32-34-4 3-4 playoffs all time vs. Lufkin 5-14-1 since 1995
3-1-1 vs Lufkin (1995-1998)
2-12 vs Lufkin (1999-2009) Including 2 playoff wins
Longview has now lost 8 straight at Lufkin's Abe Martin Stadium
53-41-5 all-time vs. Marshall, Longview has now won 9 in a row and 11 of the last 13.
Playoff Appearances (35)
1924,27,31,34,36,37,40,42,47,67,72,74,75,76,80,83,84,85,86,87,89,91,92,93,96,97,2001,02,03,04,05,06,07,08,09

Bi-District -- 1924, 1931, 1934, 1936, 1942, 1967, 1972, 1974, 1976, 1980, 1984, 1992, 2003, 2005
Area -- 1983, 1985, 1987, 1989, 1991, 1993, 2001, 2006
Regionals -- 1927, 2004
Quarterfinals -- 1940, 1986, 1996, 2002, 2007
Semifinals -- 1947, 1975
State Runner Up -- 1997, 2008, 2009
State Champions -- 1937

Championship History: Longview (4) 1-3
1937 Longview 19, Wichita Falls 12
1997 5A Division I - Katy 24, Longview 3
2008 4A Division I Austin Lake Travis 48, Longview 23
2009 4A Division I - Austin Lake Travis 24, Longview 17

Last 5 year record: 58-11

Last 10 year record: 97-32

By: Chris Doelle & Michael Wright
Lone Star Gridiron
www.lonestargridiron.com