Central Dauphin (Harrisburg, PA)       previews home


GENERAL
Nickname: Rams
Colors: Green/White
Coach: Glen McNamee
League: Mid-Penn - Commonwealth
Playoff Division: AAAAAA
Playoff Division Rank: #24

RETURNERS
Returning Offensive Starters: 6
Returning Defensive Starters: 7
2017 JV Record: 4-5
Starting Quarterback Returning: no
Top Running Back Returning: no
Top Receiver Returning: no
Top OL Returning: no
Top Defender Returning: yes

TOP PLAYERS
Adam Burkhart 5'11" 215 Senior LB/FB
Gabe Bollinger 6'4" 285 Senior OL/DL
Jaden Baylor 6'3" 285 Senior DL

STRENGTHS/WEAKNESSES
Team Strengths: Have 6 Players On Defensive Front With Experience
Team Weaknesses: Lost QB/Top RB/Top 2 WRs To Graduation

RATINGS
2017 Final Power Rating: 26.9
2017 National Rank: #1854
2017 State Rank: #58
Personnel (Back/Lost) Rating Adjustment: -1.5
2018 Starting Power Rating: 9.8
2018 National Rank: #2058
2018 State Rank: #67
Dynasty Rating (Average 2003-2017 Rating): 44.7
Dynasty National Rank: #289
2018 Rating vs. Dynasty Rating Comparison: worse by 34.9
Dynasty Record: 138-46 (80-24 in league)

HISTORICAL
2017 Overall Record: 6-5
2017 League Record/Finish: 3-3 (tied for 4th)
2017 Points For Average: 26.7
2017 Points Against Average: 20.6
2017 Differential: +6.1
2017 Wins: #611 Cumberland Valley (Mechanicsburg) (20-14), #1418 Wilson (West Lawn) (28-20), #4730 Carlisle (65-14), #5877 Susquehanna Township (Harrisburg) (30-7), #8281 Red Land (Lewisberry) (42-6), #9237 Chambersburg (44-7)
2017 Losses: #282 Harrisburg (48-10), #380 Manheim Township (Lancaster) (28-0), #380 Manheim Township (Lancaster) (17-14), #525 State College (31-10), #2855 Central Dauphin East (Harrisburg) (35-31)
2017 Opponents W-L: 80-49
Recent State Championships: 2011 (AAAA)
Recent League Championships: 2016 (tied for 1st), 2015 (tied for 1st), 2014 (tied for 1st), 2013 (tied for 1st), 2012 (tied for 1st), 2011, 2009 (tied for 1st), 2004 (Mid-Penn Commonwealth)
Winning Streak Entering 2018 Season: none

SCHEDULE
2018 Schedule: 8/24 Wilson (West Lawn), 8/31 at Berks Catholic (Reading), 9/7 Manheim Township (Lancaster), 9/14 Cumberland Valley (Mechanicsburg), 9/21 at Carlisle, 9/28 Harrisburg, 10/5 at Altoona, 10/12 State College, 10/19 at Chambersburg, 10/26 at Central Dauphin East (Harrisburg)
Highest-Rated 2018 Regular Season Opponents: State College (34), Berks Catholic (Reading) (31.8), Harrisburg (23.8)
Lowest-Rated 2018 Regular Season Opponents: Chambersburg (-24.7), Altoona (-11.3), Carlisle (-3.3)
2017 Regular Season Schedule Strength: 25.4 (31.3 overall)
2018 Regular Season Schedule Strength: 9.6
2018 vs. 2017 Schedule Strength Comparison: -15.8
2018 Regular Season Schedule Strength State Rank: #18
2018 Regular Season Schedule Strength National Rank: #959
2018 Projected Regular Season Record: 5-5
2018 Projected League Finish: 4th
2018 Undefeated Regular Season Probability: less than 1%