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2012 LSG Team Preview — Elysian Fields Yellow Jackets

2012 LSG Texas High School Football Team Preview — Elysian Fields Yellow Jackets

Team: Elysian Fields Yellow Jackets (9-2A Division II)

Colors: Orange/White

Enrollment: 288.5 -- 3rd largest in the district out of 8 schools

2012 Schedule:
@ Jefferson
@ Linden-Kildare **
Ore City **
DeKalb **
@ Waskom **
Hughes Springs **
@ New Diana **
Omaha Paul Pewitt **

Coach: Eric King (2 years) 12-9 record at Elysian Fields; 12-9 All-Time Coaching Record

Returning Lettermen: 31

Returning Starters: Offense: 10 Defense: 10

Key Players:
* WR/DB Christian Smith 587 yards receiving 1st Team All-District WR & DB
* WR/K Nathan Hall 600 yards receiving 1st Team All-District WR & K
* DL Bruce Woods 1st Team All-State (AP) & 2nd Team All-State (TSWA) 110 tackles 27 TFL 16 sacks
* QB/DB Trevor Spear 1,382 yards 12 TDs passing 1st Team All-District DB
* RB Keith Biggs Transfer from 4A Marshall
* DL Clay Vance 71 tackles
* DL Braden Jett 72 tackles
* LB Tanner Norman
* LB Trammel Hudson
* WR Zane Barge

2011 JV Record: 5-5

* Have 20 of 22 starters coming back from an 8-3 season.

  • Mike Says: The Yellow Jackets bring back an amazing (for 2A) 31 lettermen and 20 starters from last year squad. Then they have a very good player transfer and then get one to transfer in with RB Biggs coming over from 4A Marshall with over 1000 yards rushing last year. Defensive lineman Woods will be a tough one to hold back this year so expect the EF defense to be solid. Look for them to go 8-2 or 9-1 in the regular season and fight Hughes Springs for the district title. They will be a tough out in the playoffs.
  • Chris Says: Elysian Fields is loaded with returning talent with 10 starters from each side of the ball.  That should translate to a better record this year and possibly a district title.  After that, the Yellow Jackets will stick in the playoffs at least two rounds.

Last Years Record: 8-3 overall 3-2 District

2011 Games:
vs Gilmer Harmony (9-3) (at Hallsville) (W 14-13)
at New Diana (1-9) (W 30-10)
vs Frankston (4-7) (W 39-29)
vs White Oak (5-5) (W 31-21)
at Beckville (3-8) (W 53-0)
at Hughes Springs (6-6)* (L 7-28)
vs Harleton (4-6)* (W 24-13)
at Ore City (6-5)* (W 38-22)
vs Linden-Kildaire (5-5)* (L 6-12)
at Waskom (5-5)* (W 21-14)

Playoffs: Division II Bi-District
vs Cooper (6-6) (at Pittsburg) (L 20-34) Bi-District

* Ranks #81 in the 2012 LSG Team Of The Decade Rankings
* Ranks #47 in Class 2A All-Time Winning %
* All time record: 323-241-18 57.05% 582 games
* Playoff Years: (20) 1982,1985,1986,1987,1990,1991,1993,1995,1996,1997,1998,1999,2000,2001,2002,2003,2004,2006,2007,2011

Championship History: (3) 0-3
1998 2A Division II - Celina 21, Elysian Fields 0
1999 2A Division II - Celina 38, Elysian Fields 7
2007 2A Division II - Canadian 40, Elysian Fields 25

Last 5 year record: 37-19

Last 10 year record: 78-38

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