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GENERAL
Nickname: Bulldogs
Colors: Red/White
Coach: Bret Durossette
League: Western
Section: Sac-Joaquin
Playoff Division: I-VI
Playoff Division Rank: #103

RETURNERS
Returning Offensive Starters: 6
Returning Defensive Starters: 5
Starting Quarterback Returning: yes
Top Running Back Returning: yes
Top Receiver Returning: no
Top OL Returning: yes
Top Defender Returning: no

TOP PLAYERS
Brad Bussard 6'0" 165 Senior QB/DB
Ramon Coral 6'4" 260 Senior OL/DL

STRENGTHS/WEAKNESSES
Team Strengths: Experience In Offensive Backfield

RATINGS
2013 Final Power Rating: -11
2013 National Rank: #10452
2013 State Rank: #745
Personnel (Back/Lost) Rating Adjustment: +1.5
Reg Season Schedule Strength Downward Rating Adjustment: -1.4
2014 Starting Power Rating: -9.5
2014 National Rank: #10098
2014 State Rank: #709
Dynasty Rating (Average 2003-2013 Rating): -6.3
Dynasty National Rank: #10221
2014 Rating vs. Dynasty Rating Comparison: worse by 3.2
Dynasty Record: 29-83 (20-50 in league)

HISTORICAL
2013 Overall Record: 2-8
2013 League Record/Finish: 1-5 (6th)
2013 Points For Average: 22.2
2013 Points Against Average: 50.2
2013 Differential: -28
2013 Wins: #12031 Livingston (42-20), #12677 Johansen (Modesto) (51-48)
2013 Losses: #684 Central Catholic (Modesto) (56-12), #3689 Patterson (38-8), #4099 Modesto (74-31), #4414 Downey [Thomas] (Modesto) (64-21), #4486 Central Valley (Ceres) (48-15), #5053 Pacheco (Los Banos) (57-12), #5631 Los Banos (52-0), #7837 Gregori [Joseph A.] (Modesto) (45-30)
2013 Opponents W-L: 63-48
Recent League Championships: 2004 (tied for 1st; Modesto Metro)
Winning Streak Entering 2014 Season: none

SCHEDULE
2014 Schedule: 8/29 Modesto, 9/5 Gregori [Joseph A.] (Modesto), 9/12 at Hughson, 9/19 at Johansen (Modesto), 9/26 Los Banos, 10/3 at Livingston, 10/10 Patterson, 10/17 at Pacheco (Los Banos), 10/31 El Capitan (Merced), 11/7 Central Valley (Ceres)
Highest-Rated 2014 Regular Season Opponents: Patterson (19.1), Pacheco (Los Banos) (16.6), Modesto (16.4)
Lowest-Rated 2014 Regular Season Opponents: Johansen (Modesto) (-24.5), Livingston (-19.7), Hughson (-1.6)
2013 Regular Season Schedule Strength: 8.4
2014 Regular Season Schedule Strength: 2.1
2014 vs. 2013 Schedule Strength Comparison: -6.3
2014 Regular Season Schedule Strength State Rank: #555
2014 Regular Season Schedule Strength National Rank: #7103
2014 Projected Regular Season Record: 2-8
2014 Projected League Finish: 5th
2014 Undefeated Regular Season Probability: less than 1%