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2012 LSG Team Preview — Geronimo Navarro Panthers

2012 LSG Texas High School Football Team Preview — Geronimo Navarro Panthers

Team: Geronimo Navarro Panthers (27-3A)

Colors: Purple/Gold

1st varsity season: 1972

Enrollment: 486 -- 5th largest in the district out of 6 schools

2012 Schedule:
@ San Antonio Antonian
San Antonio Christian
San Antonio Holy Cross
@ San Antonio Sam Houston
Boerne **
Wimberley **
@ Fredericksburg **
Bandera **
@ Fischer Canyon Lake **

Coach: Les Goad (5 years) 42-16-0 (2nd All-Time in wins in Geronimo Navarro history); 97-68-3 all-time coaching record

Coaches Comments: We have big shoes to fill in graduating Eric Scheier as our leading ball carrier and a force at LB. We have big holes to fill on the OL with TJ Shannon and Ruben Hernandez.. Our strength is on the defensive side of the ball with several key players returning. If our OL and QB positions come through and we mature in key areas of need, we should be competing for a playoff spot again. With returning State Champions Wimberley and all other teams on the rise, it is a very tough district. Wimberley will still be the team to beat. Behind them everyone has a shot at a playoff spot.

Returning Lettermen: 21

Returning Starters: Offense: 5 Defense: 6

Key Players:
* RB/OLB L.J. Anderson should be a two way starter at RB & OLB 902 yards 8 TDs rushing
* RB/DE Zane Conlin returns at RB & DE
* Brian Bormann returns at Center key on offensive line
* Desmond Smith returns at DE & Rec
* Jay Leal returns at FS as the leading tackler for 2011 & may also play some RB; 126 tackles
* Nick Terry OG, was 1st team all-district at TE last year but will move to Guard;
* Ryan Merritt return on the OL
* Evan Deleon returns at LB and should also play RB 90 tackles
* Austin Van Meter also returns at LB
* Collin Cowan split time at QB in 2011
* Javier Esparza return at DT
* Cesar Juarez return at OT/DT
* Oscar Esquivel return at DB
* Camden Colville return at DB
* Slade Hudson - TE
* James Eveld - OLB
* Mikie Castillo - OLB
* Conner Roe - DT & OT
* Jacob Vogel - OG
* Jacob Rodriguez - OLB & RB
* Luke Jaroszewski - LB & RB
* Billy Alegria - OG

2011 JV Record: 7-3

* Are one of the smallest Class 3A schools

  • Mike Says: The Panthers RB Anderson will be one of the best players in the district. They bring back 11 starters from last years squad where they went 5-5 in the regular season but 2 of those losses where by a total of 3 points. Look for them to go 7-3 or 6-4 this year and come in 2nd in district behind Wimberley.
  • Chris Says: Geronimo Navarro surprised a few teams last year by making it into the playoffs, this year may be harder.  Sure, the top of the district has graduated a lot of talent, but the gap is still so large.   I expect the Panthers to get 6 wins this year but miss out on the playoffs.

Last Years Record: 6-5 overall 3-2 District

2011 Games:
at Luling (4-6) (W 43-22)
at San Antonio Christian (10-3) (L 8-10)
vs San Antonio Antonian Prep (6-5) (W 42-14)
vs Lexington (11-3) (L 18-19)
at Shiner (8-6) (W 48-21)
vs Fischer Canyon Lake (8-2)* (L 26-41)
vs Boerne (6-5)* (W 40-22)
at Bandera (1-9)* (W 35-27)
vs Wimberley (15-0)* (L 7-38)
at Fredericksburg (2-8)* (W 42-7)

Playoffs: Division II Bi-District
vs Liberty Hill (8-4) (at Bastrop) (L 14-35) Bi-District

* Playoff History: (12) 1982,1983,1998,2000,2001,2003,2004,2006,2008,2009,2010,2011

Championship History: No Championship Games

Last 5 year record: 42-16

Last 10 year record: 72-39

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