Indian Creek (Trafalgar, IN)       previews home


GENERAL
Nickname: Braves
Colors: Red/White/Royal Blue
Coach: Brett Cooper
League: Western Indiana - East
Playoff Division: 3A
Playoff Division Rank: #30

RETURNERS
Returning Offensive Starters: 8
Returning Defensive Starters: 6
Starting Quarterback Returning: yes
Top Running Back Returning: yes
Top Receiver Returning: no
Top OL Returning: yes
Top Defender Returning: no

TOP PLAYERS
Isaiah Lacey 6'2" 180 Junior WR/DB
Ryan McGillem 6'3" 270 Senior OL/DL
Brad Trietsch 5'10" 165 Senior DB/WR

STRENGTHS/WEAKNESSES
Team Strengths: 4 Of 5 OL Return, Most Skill Position Players Are Back, Senior Leadership
Team Weaknesses: Kicking Game, DL Is An Unknown

RATINGS
2016 Final Power Rating: -3.7
2016 National Rank: #8366
2016 State Rank: #183
Personnel (Back/Lost) Rating Adjustment: +4.5
Reg Season Schedule Strength Downward Rating Adjustment: -2.2
2017 Starting Power Rating: 0.8
2017 National Rank: #7153
2017 State Rank: #155
Dynasty Rating (Average 2003-2016 Rating): 7.9
Dynasty National Rank: #5629
2017 Rating vs. Dynasty Rating Comparison: worse by 7.1
Dynasty Record: 117-43 (64-7 in league)

HISTORICAL
2016 Overall Record: 6-5
2016 League Record/Finish: 5-0 (1st)
2016 Points For Average: 33.9
2016 Points Against Average: 24.2
2016 Differential: +9.7
2016 Wins: #11118 Owen Valley (Spencer) (13-7), #12474 Cascade (Clayton) (41-16), #13189 Cloverdale (49-8), #13905 Edgewood (Ellettsville) (56-13), #13910 Brown County (Nashville) (56-0), #14076 Washington [George] (Indianapolis) (49-6)
2016 Losses: #1773 Lawrenceburg (44-21), #1773 Lawrenceburg (42-21), #3206 Greenwood (44-7), #4010 Sullivan (63-42), #6181 Triton Central (Fairland) (23-18)
2016 Opponents W-L: 64-63
Recent League Championships: 2016, 2014 (Mid-Indiana Football), 2012 (Mid-Indiana Football), 2010 (Mid-Indiana Football), 2009 (Mid-Indiana Football), 2008 (tied for 1st; Mid-Indiana Football), 2005 (Mid-Indiana Football), 2004 (Mid-Indiana Football)
Winning Streak Entering 2017 Season: none

SCHEDULE
2017 Schedule: 8/18 at North Putnam (Roachdale), 8/25 Greenwood, 9/1 Owen Valley (Spencer), 9/8 at Brown County (Nashville), 9/15 Triton Central (Fairland), 9/22 Edgewood (Ellettsville), 9/29 at Cascade (Clayton), 10/6 at Cloverdale
Highest-Rated 2017 Regular Season Opponents: Greenwood (28), North Putnam (Roachdale) (3.2), Triton Central (Fairland) (1.7)
Lowest-Rated 2017 Regular Season Opponents: Edgewood (Ellettsville) (-45.7), Brown County (Nashville) (-38.7), Cloverdale (-32.4)
2016 Regular Season Schedule Strength: -8.6 (-7.2 overall)
2017 Regular Season Schedule Strength: -15.6
2017 vs. 2016 Schedule Strength Comparison: -7
2017 Regular Season Schedule Strength State Rank: #279
2017 Regular Season Schedule Strength National Rank: #12008
2017 Projected Regular Season Record: 6-2
2017 Projected League Finish: 1st
2017 Undefeated Regular Season Probability: less than 1%