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Team: Vanderbilt Industrial Cobras (14-2A Division I)

Team Colors: Maroon/Gray

First Varsity Season: 1950

Enrollment: 328 -- 5th largest in the district out of 6 schools

2013 Schedule:
@ Shiner
@ Rockport-Fulton
@ Altair Rice Consolidated **
@ Edna **
Hallettsville **
@ Hempstead **
Palacios **

Coach: Shane Lothman (2 Years) 7-13-0; 25-36-0 all-time coaching record

Returning Lettermen: 16

Returning Starters: Offense: 7 Defense: 7

Key Players:
* DL Evan Gregg 1st Team All-District 79 tackles 7 sacks
* DL Dustin Hempel 2nd Team All-District 84 tackles 4 sacks
* LB Trenton Thedford 2nd Team All-District 68 tackles
* DL Mason Davis 57 tackles
* LB JR Brady Karl
* LB Jack Perry
* QB/P Jay Rubio 1,209 yards passing
* OL JR Eli Milner

* Back to back losing losings for the first time since 2000 & 2001

  • Mike Says: The Cobras bring back a lot of players this year but not a lot of all-district selections. They are in a really tough district and even when they play smaller schools in pre-district, they take on Shiner and Ganado which are not very easy wins. Look for them to win 4 or 5 games this year. If they get the 5th win they should get that 4th playoff spot.
  • Chris Says:  Vanderbilt Industrial has fallen on hard time the past few seasons, but Coach Shane Lothman brings back the majority of both the offense and defense.  District 14-2A is no cake walk and it will take a special effort by the Cobras to turn around their slide against opponents like Hallettsville, Edna and Rice Consolidated.  If they are going to make it to the postseason, they need to strap it on tight and be playing their best ball by the start of district play.

Last Years Record:  3-7 (1-4 in District)

2012 Games:
vs Shiner (12-2) (L 13-36)
at Ganado (8-4) (L 9-40)
at Tidehaven (1-9) (W 28-0)
at Louise (1-9) (W 43-0)
vs Rockport-Fulton (4-6) (L 20-22)
vs Altair Rice Consolidated (4-6)* (L 7-28)
vs Edna (7-4)* (L 20-53)
at Hallettsville (12-1)* (L 0-28)
vs Hempstead (9-4)* (L 13-35)
at Palacios (5-5)* (W 21-19)

Playoffs: No Playoffs

* Playoff Appearances (18) 1951,1952,1955,1960,1984,1985,1987,1992,1995,1997,1998,2002,2003,2005,2006,2008,2009,2010

Championship History: No Championship Games

Last 5 year record:  37-21

Last 10 year record: 67-46

If you played Texas high school football, past or present, you are in the Brotherhood!Did you play for the Vanderbilt Industrial Cobras? You are eligible for The Brotherhood of Texas High School Football. <---click to be honored

Vanderbilt Industrial Cobras Brotherhood Members

  • Carlton Tillery RB/LB/K class of 1979
  • Chris Doelle WR/DB class of 1983
  • Michael Wright WR/DB class of 1983
  • Gilbert Delgado TB class of 1983
  • Stephen Woytkewicz G/DE class of 1983
  • James Osburn TE class of 1984
  • Ted Goranson TE/DB class of 1985
  • Brandon McElveen OT/DT/G class of 2002
  • add your name!!
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