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2012 LSG Team Preview — Nixon-Smiley Mustangs

2012 LSG Texas High School Football Team Preview — Nixon-Smiley Mustangs

Team: Nixon-Smiley Mustangs (15-2A Division II)

Stadium: Mustang Stadium (Capacity: 2200)

Enrollment: 265 -- 4th largest in the district out of 8 schools

2012 Schedule:
@ Flatonia
@ Three Rivers
Karnes City **
@ Dilley **
Stockdale **
Bloomington **
@ Cotulla **
Natalia **
@ Poth **

Coach: Carlton McKinney (3 years) 9-21-0 at Nixon-Smiley; 9-21-0 all-time coaching record

Returning Lettermen: 17

Returning Starters: Offense: 7 Defense: 7

Key Players:
* Jared VanAuken – FB/LB
* Logan McMain – JR OL/DL
* Robert Lopez – OL/DL
* Garrett Earlywine – SE/FS
* Miguel Hernandez – TB/CB
* Rioval Rodriguez – OL/DL
* Jacob Perez – C/LB
* Rodolfo Acevedo – QB/FS
* Edgardo Rodriguez - OL/LB

Offense Style: Wing T

* Last years 5-5 record was their best since 2005

  • Mike Says: The Mustangs have a lot of experience coming back this year. They will need every bit of it to compete for a playoff spot. Look for them to go 4-6 or 5-5 in the regular season and are a long shot to make the playoffs.
  • Chris Says: Nixon-Smiley has a lot of young talent moving up to the varsity level as well as several players on both O & D returning.  This should help them continue to improve over last season.    They are in a very tough District 13-2A DII and will need a slip up by Karnes City and Dilley to make it into the playoffs.

Last Years Record: 5-5 overall 3-3 District

2011 Games:
at Flatonia (4-6) (W 36-33)
vs Bloomington (1-9) (W 33-3)
at Yorktown (5-6) (L 13-20)
at Hallettsville Sacred Heart (14-1) (L 20-35)
at Dilley (7-3)* (2OT) (W 43-42)
vs Poth (11-1)* (L 14-51)
at Three Rivers (7-5)* (L 12-27)
vs Karnes City (3-7)* (W 40-22)
vs San Antonio Brooks Academy (1-9)* (W 54-8)
vs Stockdale (6-5)* (L 29-50)

Playoffs: No Playoffs

JV Record: 6-3

* Playoff History: (5) 1996,1997,2000,2002,2005

Championship History: No Championship Games

Last 5 year record: 13-37

Last 10 year record: 31-69

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