Lone Star Gridiron

Football Spotlight : Austin Westlake

Steve Thomas

The Austin Westlake Chaparrals had another great season last year making it to the Semifinals before getting surprised by Beaumont West Brook. The Chaps now have four consecutive 11+ win seasons under Head Coach Todd Dodge.

Todd Dodge Interview prior to 2018 season

Chaparral Highlights

26 District Championships

32 CONSECUTIVE WINNING SEASONS (Tied for 6th place all-time)

45 winning seasons in their 49 year history

4-10 vs. Austin Lake Travis in the "Great Lake Showdown" since 2006 including Quarterfinal playoff loss in 2016

13-0 vs. Austin Anderson since 2004

21-2 vs. Austin High since 1994

Have not been shutout in 526 consecutive games (All-Time Record)

All-time Record : 453-148-7 608 games

Championship History: (8) 1-7
1990 4A - Wilmer-Hutchins 19, Austin Westlake 7
1994 5A Division II - Tyler John Tyler 35, Austin Westlake 24
1996 5A Division II - Austin Westlake 55, Abilene Cooper 15
2000 5A Division I - Midland Lee 33, Austin Westlake 21
2001 5A Division II - Lufkin 38, Austin Westlake 24
2006 5A Division I - Southlake Carroll 43, Austin Westlake 29
2009 5A Division I - Euless Trinity 41, Austin Westlake 38 OT
2015 5A Division I - Galena Park North Shore 11, Austin Westlake 14 OT

Playoffs (34) Tied for 84th place all-time
1979, 1982, 1985, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000
2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008,2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
2017, 2018

Bi-District 1979, 1982, 1988, 1989, 1997, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2010, 2014
Area 2002, 2011, 2013
Regionals 1998, 1999
Quarterfinals 1992, 1993, 1995, 2008, 2016
Semifinals 1985, 1991, 2003, 2012, 2017, 2018
State Runner Up 1990, 1994, 2000, 2001, 2006, 2009, 2015
State Champions 1996

31 consecutive playoff appearances

All-Time Playoff Record : 84-33

35-13 playoff record since 2006


http://www.fridaynightlegends.com/Friday Night Legends Historic Teams

Want to see how the Chaparral teams stack up against some of the best all time?

We have the 1996 and 2017 teams already created and football fans and game board players around the world are coaching the Chaps against some of the greatest teams in history.

1996 Austin Westlake Chaparrals The Chaps won the Class 5A State Championship behind future NFL quarterback Drew Brees. They be every opponent by double-digits and topped 40 points 11 times. Westlake went 28–0–1 when Brees started for two seasons

2017 Austin Westlake Chaparrals The Chaps made it to the semifinals behind the coaching of Head Coach Todd Dodge. They had wins over Class 6A State Runner-Up, Austin Lake Travis and Class 5A Champion College Station.

You can also get Coach Dodge's legendary 2006 Southlake Carroll team -- The Dragons made it to their 5th consecutive state championship game in 2006. Their convincing win in the title game was their 4th title win. The team had gone 79-1 since 2002.

Friday Night Legends Board Game

Friday Night Legends Video

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