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GENERAL
Nickname: Dons
Colors: Red/Vegas Gold
Coach: Sean Doyle
League: Western
Section: San Diego
Playoff Division: I
Playoff Division Rank: #13

RETURNERS
Returning Offensive Starters: 9
Returning Defensive Starters: 7
2017 JV Record: 5-4
Starting Quarterback Returning: no
Top Running Back Returning: yes
Top Receiver Returning: yes
Top OL Returning: yes
Top Defender Returning: yes

TOP PLAYERS
Shawn Poma 5'9" 185 Senior RB 4.58
Nick Guerena 6'0" 190 Senior S 4.6
Miles McCormick 6'1" 230 Senior DL

ADDITIONAL D1 PROSPECT
Jordan Allen 6-2 195 Junior OLB

STRENGTHS/WEAKNESSES
Team Strengths: Experience, Many Returners
Team Weaknesses: Uncertainty At Some Key Positions

RATINGS
2017 Final Power Rating: 26.6
2017 National Rank: #1885
2017 State Rank: #159
Personnel (Back/Lost) Rating Adjustment: +5.5
Non-Senior D1 Talent Rating Bonus: +2.6
2018 Starting Power Rating: 19.1
2018 National Rank: #1120
2018 State Rank: #107
Dynasty Rating (Average 2003-2017 Rating): 46.4
Dynasty National Rank: #224
2018 Rating vs. Dynasty Rating Comparison: worse by 27.3
Dynasty Record: 138-49 [144-43 on the field] (53-14 in league)

HISTORICAL
2017 Overall Record: 5-7
2017 League Record/Finish: 1-3 (4th)
2017 Points For Average: 24.5
2017 Points Against Average: 21.5
2017 Differential: +3
2017 Wins: #2265 Olympian (Chula Vista) (28-3), #2861 Westview (San Diego) (48-6), #3328 Mira Mesa (San Diego) (26-16), #6115 Mt. Carmel (San Diego) (63-0), #9335 Scripps Ranch (San Diego) (62-7)
2017 Losses: #34 Helix (La Mesa) (39-0), #98 Lutheran (Orange) (37-0), #505 Madison (San Diego) (35-14), #577 Del Oro (Loomis) (22-12), #927 St. Augustine (San Diego) (45-6), #1401 Carlsbad (38-28), #1843 Point Loma (San Diego) (10-7)
2017 Opponents W-L: 77-65
Recent Section/State Championships: 2016 (Open), 2016 (Bowl 1-AA), 2013 (1), 2011 (III), 2010 (III), 2009 (III), 2008 (III), 2008 (Bowl II), 2007 (III)
Recent League Championships: 2016, 2014 (Eastern), 2011 (Eastern), 2010 (tied for 1st; Eastern), 2009 (tied for 1st; Eastern), 2008 (Eastern), 2007 (Eastern), 2004 (Eastern)
Winning Streak Entering 2018 Season: none

SCHEDULE
2018 Schedule: 8/17 at La Costa Canyon (Carlsbad), 8/24 El Camino (Oceanside), 9/1 Serra [Junipero] (Gardena), 9/7 Helix (La Mesa), 9/21 Olympian (Chula Vista), 9/28 Madison (San Diego), 10/5 vs St. Augustine (San Diego), 10/12 Christian (El Cajon), 10/19 Lincoln [Abraham] (San Diego), 10/26 at Point Loma (San Diego)
Highest-Rated 2018 Regular Season Opponents: Serra [Junipero] (Gardena) (53), Helix (La Mesa) (41.3), Madison (San Diego) (29.5)
Lowest-Rated 2018 Regular Season Opponents: Olympian (Chula Vista) (1.7), Christian (El Cajon) (2.2), Point Loma (San Diego) (5.6)
2017 Regular Season Schedule Strength: 31.5 (31.9 overall)
2018 Regular Season Schedule Strength: 20.1
2018 vs. 2017 Schedule Strength Comparison: -11.4
2018 Regular Season Schedule Strength State Rank: #49
2018 Regular Season Schedule Strength National Rank: #243
2018 Projected Regular Season Record: 5-5
2018 Projected League Finish: 3rd
2018 Undefeated Regular Season Probability: less than 1%