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GENERAL
Nickname: Huskies
Colors: Red/White/Black
Coach: Tony Johnson
League: 1A District 6 (moving from A District 5)
Playoff Division: 1A
Playoff Division Rank: #50

RETURNERS
Returning Offensive Starters: 6
Returning Defensive Starters: 8
2013 JV Record: 7-0
Starting Quarterback Returning: no
Top Running Back Returning: yes
Top Receiver Returning: no
Top OL Returning: yes
Top Defender Returning: no

TOP PLAYERS
Jake Yeggy 6'4" 285 Junior OL/DL
Bryan Garcia 5'9" 180 Junior RB/LB
Nick Sandburg 6'2" 195 Sophomore TE/LB

STRENGTHS/WEAKNESSES
Team Strengths: Talented Junior Class
Team Weaknesses: Depth

RATINGS
2013 Final Power Rating: -37.1
2013 National Rank: #13927
2013 State Rank: #255
Personnel (Back/Lost) Rating Adjustment: +0.5
Reg Season Schedule Strength Downward Rating Adjustment: -5
2014 Starting Power Rating: -36.6
2014 National Rank: #13769
2014 State Rank: #241
Dynasty Rating (Average 2003-2013 Rating): -31.1
Dynasty National Rank: #14263
2014 Rating vs. Dynasty Rating Comparison: worse by 5.5
Dynasty Record: 26-49 (21-32 in league)

HISTORICAL
2013 Overall Record: 4-5
2013 League Record/Finish: 3-4 (5th)
2013 Points For Average: 29.9
2013 Points Against Average: 30
2013 Differential: -0.1
2013 Wins: #13495 Van Buren (Keosauqua) (22-8), #14455 Danville (41-34), #14512 New London (43-6), #14557 Iowa Valley (Marengo) (57-6)
2013 Losses: #9938 Lisbon (55-21), #12185 Central Lee (Donnellson) (43-6), #12691 Lone Tree (39-20), #13215 WACO (Wayland) (45-27), #14236 Winfield-Mt. Union (Winfield) (34-32)
2013 Opponents W-L: 35-51
Winning Streak Entering 2014 Season: 1
Streak List: 9/5/14 Iowa Valley (Marengo) (36-12)

SCHEDULE
2014 Schedule: 8/29 at Danville, 9/5 at Iowa Valley (Marengo), 9/12 Columbus (Columbus Junction), 9/19 West Marshall (State Center), 9/26 at Regina (Iowa City), 10/3 Pella Christian (Pella), 10/10 at Sigourney-Keota (Sigourney), 10/17 Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont (Eddyville), 10/24 at Central Lee (Donnellson)
Highest-Rated 2014 Regular Season Opponents: Regina (Iowa City) (45.5), West Marshall (State Center) (8.5), Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont (Eddyville) (1.2)
Lowest-Rated 2014 Regular Season Opponents: Iowa Valley (Marengo) (-54.9), Danville (-48.8), Columbus (Columbus Junction) (-34.3)
2013 Regular Season Schedule Strength: -34.8
2014 Regular Season Schedule Strength: -13.4
2014 vs. 2013 Schedule Strength Comparison: +21.4
2014 Regular Season Schedule Strength State Rank: #212
2014 Regular Season Schedule Strength National Rank: #11496
2014 Projected Regular Season Record: 2-7
2014 Projected League Finish: 7th
2014 Undefeated Regular Season Probability: less than 1%