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2011 Coaching Change -- Robstown Cottonpickers

Old Head Coach: Doug Wood -- Retiring after leading the Cottonpickers for the past 5 years to an overall record of 23-30-0. His win totals went from 5 wins his first two seasons...then 10 wins the 2nd two seasons and last year they went 8-4. The 8 wins is the most in 40 years (1971). Before arriving in Robstown, Wood spent 10 years as defensive coordinator at Pflugerville Connally.

New Head Coach: Enrique Gonzalez -- Was the defensive coordinato last season and assistant one other. He was also an assistant coach at South San Antonio and San Marcos. Gonzalez is a Robstown grad (2004).

Team News: Along with the most wins in 40 years, the Cottonpickers ended a streak of 19 consecutive non-winning seasons. They also won their first playoff football game in 54 years last season. The playoff game in 2008 was their first time in 42 years.

By: Michael Wright
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