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GENERAL
Coach: Dewayne Washington
League: 4A Northern (moving from 4A CAP-8)
Playoff Division: 4A
Playoff Division Rank: #4

RETURNERS
Returning Offensive Starters: 6
Returning Defensive Starters: 7
2016 JV Record: 8-2
Starting Quarterback Returning: yes
Top Running Back Returning: yes
Top Receiver Returning: no
Top OL Returning: no
Top Defender Returning: yes

TOP PLAYERS
Gunnar Holmberg 6'2" 175 Senior QB 4.5
Ricky Person 6'1" 210 Senior RB 4.5
Joe Kane 6'3" 255 Senior DE 4.9

COLLEGE PROSPECT LOST TO GRADUATION
Jalen Pittman 6'2" 185 Senior WR

STRENGTHS/WEAKNESSES
Team Strengths: Secondary
Team Weaknesses: Young/Unproven WRs

RATINGS
2016 Final Power Rating: 37.1
2016 National Rank: #955
2016 State Rank: #23
General Personnel (Back/Lost) Rating Adjustment: +4.5
D1 Talent (Back/Lost) Rating Adjustment: +8.3
Reg Season Schedule Strength Downward Rating Adjustment: -11.2
2017 Starting Power Rating: 49.9
2017 National Rank: #310
2017 State Rank: #9
Dynasty Rating (Average 2003-2016 Rating): 16.4
Dynasty National Rank: #3178
2017 Rating vs. Dynasty Rating Comparison: better by 33.5
Dynasty Record: 39-34 [38-35 on the field] (21-21 in league)

HISTORICAL
2016 Overall Record: 11-3
2016 League Record/Finish: 5-2 (2nd)
2016 Points For Average: 28.1
2016 Points Against Average: 12.4
2016 Differential: +15.7
2016 Wins: #1237 Pinecrest (Southern Pines) (25-21), #1888 Sanderson [Jesse O.] (Raleigh) (17-3), #2614 Wakefield (Raleigh) (21-0), #2975 Leesville Road (Raleigh) (21-0), #3466 Holly Springs (17-14), #5418 Green Hope (Cary) (51-6), #6359 Rolesville (28-0), #7628 Broughton [Needham B.] (Raleigh) (44-21), #7668 Enloe [William G.] (Raleigh) (39-7), #8964 Jordan [Charles E.] (Durham) (32-17), #9119 Knightdale (50-6)
2016 Losses: #119 Wake Forest (26-13), #119 Wake Forest (35-20), #3234 Millbrook (Raleigh) (17-15)
2016 Opponents W-L: 95-78
Winning Streak Entering 2017 Season: none

SCHEDULE
2017 Schedule: 8/18 Panther Creek (Cary), 8/25 at Middle Creek (Apex), 9/5 Millbrook (Raleigh), 9/8 at Sanderson [Jesse O.] (Raleigh), 9/15 Jordan [Charles E.] (Durham), 9/22 at Holly Springs, 10/6 at Corinth Holders (Wendell), 10/13 Wakefield (Raleigh), 10/20 at Knightdale, 10/27 Rolesville, 11/3 at Wake Forest
Highest-Rated 2017 Regular Season Opponents: Wake Forest (65.6), Sanderson [Jesse O.] (Raleigh) (39.4), Middle Creek (Apex) (39.2)
Lowest-Rated 2017 Regular Season Opponents: Corinth Holders (Wendell) (-10.1), Rolesville (-6.4), Knightdale (-1.7)
2016 Regular Season Schedule Strength: 10.3 (23.9 overall)
2017 Regular Season Schedule Strength: 16.9
2017 vs. 2016 Schedule Strength Comparison: +6.6
2017 Regular Season Schedule Strength State Rank: #61
2017 Regular Season Schedule Strength National Rank: #2385
2017 Projected Regular Season Record: 10-1
2017 Projected League Finish: 2nd
2017 Undefeated Regular Season Probability: 5%