2011 5A Katy Cinco Ranch Cougars Preview – Texas High School Football

Team: Katy Cinco Ranch Cougars

District: 19-5A

Coach: Don Clayton (11 years) 75-49 at Katy Cinco Ranch (#1 in all-time wins at Katy Cinco Ranch) Only coach in the history of Katy Cinco Ranch; 90-73 all-time overall coaching record

Last Years Record: 10-2 overall 6-1 Distirct

2010 Games:
vs Klein Forest (2-8) (W 42-21)
at Cypress Ridge (6-5) (W 27-15)
vs Clear Springs (8-3) (W 38-35)
vs *Katy Mayde Creek (2-8) (W 48-7)
at *Katy Seven Lakes (4-6) (W 49-38)
at *Houston Memorial (9-6) (W 35-28)
vs *Hou. Strake Jesuit (3-7) (W 41-22)
at *Katy Taylor (6-6) (W 66-7)
vs *Katy Morton Ranch (1-9) (W 48-21)
at *Katy (13-1) (L 3-56)

Playoffs: Division I Area
vs Houston Lamar (9-2) (W 27-23) Bi-District
vs Cypress Creek (9-4) (L 28-54) Area

Returning Lettermen: 17

Returning Starters: Offense: 2 Defense: 3

Key Players:
* DB Russell Cuellar 1st Team All-District 120 tackles
* RB JR Jamel James 1277 rushing yards 17 TDs
* WR Alex Ludowig 614 receiving yards
* LB Ayodele Illesanmi 109 tackles
* QB/DB Cole Thomas 91 tackles
* K Jacob Farmen 48 XP's
* QB/P Jack Steed 39.4 avg
* OL Tyler Carey
* WR James Rhoden

LSG District Ranking: #2 (Behind state ranked #3 Katy)

LSG Region Ranking: #5

LSG State Ranking: #32

Notes:
THe Cougars only bring back five starters from last years Area playoff team. This year, RB James takes over as the full time ball carrier and he will be a good one. Their defense will carry them early on. The opening game against Klein Forest will be a good test for them.

History:
* 3 year winning streak (all 10+ wins)
* 1-9 all-time vs. Katy
* All-Time Record 75-49-0 60.48% 124 games
* 5 consecutive playoff appearances
* Playoff Appearances (6) 2004,2006,2007,2008,2009,2010

Championship History: No Championship Games

Last 5 year record: 50-14

Last 10 year record: 74-40

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By: Michael Wright
Lone Star Gridiron
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