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2012 LSG Team Preview — Houston Memorial Mustangs

2012 LSG Texas High School Football Team Preview — Houston Memorial Mustangs

Team: Houston Memorial Mustangs (19-5A)

Enrollment: 2,465 -- 7th largest in the district out of 8 schools

Coach: Gary Koch (19 Years) 123-84-3 all-time record at Houston Memorial (#1 in all-time wins at Houston Memorial); 123-84-3 all-time coaching record

Returning Lettermen: 28

Returning Starters: Offense: 5 Defense: 6

Key Players:
* QB Tyler McCloskey 1,553 total yards
* DB Brett Strake 91 tackles
* LB Brian Womac
* WR Ryan Baumgartner
* RB/WR JR Matt Collins
* DB Kacy Clemens 77 tackles
* OL Thomas Salazar
* DL Khari Dotson
* OL Sherwood Hillyer
* DL JR Jake Derrick

* Have made it to the Regionals in each of the last 3 seasons

  • Mike Says: The Mustangs are always a solid team. Their defense looks good with DB's Strake and Clemens leading the way. Look for them to finish the year with their 4th straight 9 win season and another trip to the Regionals.
  • Chris Says: Gary Koch has a lot of experience returning to a team that was very solid last season.  Last year they beat the teams they were supposed to and lost to the usual suspects as well.   While I don't expect them to shock the Houston area football scene, I do expect them to field an excellent squad once again.  Katy will likely take district 19-5A, but there is no reason the Mustangs shouldn't be around two or three rounds into the playoffs.

Last Years Record: 9-4 overall 5-2 District

2011 Games:
at Houston Stratford (7-5) (W 14-0)
vs Spring Westfield (10-4) (L 20-37)
vs Pearland (11-3) (W 17-14)
at Katy Morton Ranch (6-5)* (W 21-7)
vs Katy Mayde Creek (1-9)* (W 52-21)
at Katy Cinco Ranch (9-3)* (L 0-17)
at Katy Taylor (1-9)* (W 34-13)
vs Katy (12-1)* (L 0-45)
at Katy Seven Lakes (6-4)* (W 33-22)
vs Houston Strake Jesuit (3-7)* (W 35-14)

Playoffs: Division II Regionals
vs Houston Westside (8-3) (at Hou. Tully Stad) (W 33-13) Bi-District
vs Alief Taylor (7-5) (at Houston Crump) (W 27-7) Area
vs Port Arthur Memorial (13-2) (at Humble Turner) (L 14-24) Regionals

* 3 consecutive 9 win seasons
* 5 year winning streak
* 1 losing season (5-7 in 2006) in last 13 years
* Playoff Appearances (18) 1965,1976,1977,1979,1981,1982,1983,1985,1996,1999,2002,2004,2005

Championship History: (1) 0-1
1979 4A - Temple 28, Houston Memorial 6

Last 5 year record: 40-20

Last 10 year record: 75-42

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