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2013 LSG Team Preview — Princeton Panthers

2013 LSG Texas High School Football Team Preview — Princeton Panthers

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Team: Princeton Panthers (12-3A)

Colors: Maroon/White

Stadium: Panther Stadium (Capacity: 6,000)

Enrollment: 889 -- Largest in the district out of 5 schools

Hudl: Go Panthers!!

2013 Schedule:
vs Greenville
at Carrollton Ranchview
at Commerce
vs Dallas Samuell
vs Bridgeport
at Wills Point
vs Bonham
at Anna
vs Melissa
at Nevada Community

Coach: Lee Wilkins (1st year); First head coaching position

Coaches Comments: I look for a team with good strength and speed. However, we need to fill a few holes at the skill position.

Returning Lettermen: 19

Returning Starters: Offense: 5 Defense: 6

Key Players:
* Jakari Dillard- Big and physical WR that can make people miss then run away from them. Texas Tech commit Good looking, Plus-athlete, who excels at multi-sports. Should play right away for Kingsbury. TOP 30 WR 610 yards receiving 1st Team All-District WR & P
* Jourdan Blake- 6'1" QB/DB that is electric with the ball in his hand. TOP 30 QB 151-258 2,108 yards 17 TDs passing 1st Team All-District
* RB Trey Jackson
* K Eli Anthony 1st Team All-District
* DB Colt Goen 1st Team All-District
* DL Payton Thompson 2nd Team All-District
* LB Justin Cullum 59 tackles

2012 JV Record: 9-1

Primary Offensive Formation: Spread

Primary Defensive Formation: 4-3

* Have gone 17-7 over the last 2 seasons
* Have a new head coach this season

  • Mike Says: The Panthers had their best season since 1974 last year. This years team brings back lots of speed and toughness and should be pretty good. The offense should be solid with QB Blake and WR Dillard leading the way. Look for them to continue their winning ways and win 8 or 9 games in the regular season with their game against Melissa being for the district title. One or two rounds in the playoffs should do it.
  • Chris Says: Coach Lee Wilkins takes over a program in good shape and will try to continue the momentum.  He has a good chunk of his starters returning plus some JV athletes moving up with a lot of skill.   Don't look for a big letdown nor a big uptick... just good Princeton Panther football.  Once in the playoffs, they should be good for two rounds.

Last Years Record:  10-2 (3-1 in District)

2012 Games:
at Greenville (0-10) (W 33-13)
vs Carrollton Ranchview (2-8) (W 54-16)
vs Commerce (7-5) (W 39-28)
at Dallas Samuell (7-5) (W 42-7)
at Bridgeport (4-7) (W 40-21)
vs Wills Point (5-6) (W 51-6)
at Bonham (3-8)* (W 33-25)
vs Anna (6-4)* (W 59-28)
at Melissa (9-3)* (L 21-34)
vs Nevada Community (4-6)* (W 37-0)

Playoffs: Division I Regionals
vs Ferris (5-5) (Royse City) (W 28-21) Bi-District
vs Gainesville (12-1) (Aubrey) (L 14-40) Regionals

* Playoff Appearances (8) 1948,1972,1974,1975,1976,2010,2011,2012

Championship History: No Championship Games

Last 5 year record: 25-30

Last 10 year record: 44-61

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Princeton Panthers Brotherhood Members

  • Travis Pierson WR class of 1988

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