Daniel [D. W.] (Central, SC)       previews home


GENERAL
Nickname: Lions
Colors: Columbia/Gold
Coach: Jeff Fruster
League: AAAA Region 1 (moving from AAAA Region I)
Playoff Division: AAAA
Playoff Division Rank: #21

RETURNERS
Returning Offensive Starters: 8
Returning Defensive Starters: 3
2017 JV Record: 3-4
Starting Quarterback Returning: yes
Top Running Back Returning: yes
Top Receiver Returning: no
Top OL Returning: yes
Top Defender Returning: no

TOP PLAYERS
Tyler Venables 5'11" 185 QB/SS 4.6
Kahare Teasley 6'4" 305 Senior G/DT 5.2

COLLEGE PROSPECTS LOST TO GRADUATION
Jake Venables 6'2" 225 Senior OLB
Ben Batson 6'1" 190 Senior QB

STRENGTHS/WEAKNESSES
Team Strengths: Cohesiveness, Attitude, Work-Ethic
Team Weaknesses: Inexperience, Knowledge

RATINGS
2017 Final Power Rating: 7.6
2017 National Rank: #5180
2017 State Rank: #101
General Personnel (Back/Lost) Rating Adjustment: +1.5
D1 Talent (Back/Lost) Rating Adjustment: -1.5
Non-Senior D1 Talent Rating Bonus: +2.6
2018 Starting Power Rating: -5.3
2018 National Rank: #4569
2018 State Rank: #92
Dynasty Rating (Average 2003-2017 Rating): 29.2
Dynasty National Rank: #1676
2018 Rating vs. Dynasty Rating Comparison: worse by 34.5
Dynasty Record: 130-57 [131-56 on the field] (66-22 in league)

HISTORICAL
2017 Overall Record: 2-9
2017 League Record/Finish: 1-3 (4th)
2017 Points For Average: 13.8
2017 Points Against Average: 28.5
2017 Differential: -14.7
2017 Wins: #919 Berkeley (Moncks Corner) (17-10), #8688 Pickens (24-7)
2017 Losses: #333 Greer (42-23), #333 Greer (42-7), #931 Greenville (51-14), #1194 Belton-Honea Path (Honea Path) (21-7), #1907 Westside (Anderson) (38-17), #2804 Wren (Piedmont) (35-14), #3221 Easley (31-12), #4270 Seneca (13-0), #4814 Ninety Six (23-17)
2017 Opponents W-L: 86-47
Recent League Championships: 2013 (AAA Region I), 2012 (tied for 1st; AAA Region I), 2011 (AAA Region I), 2009 (AAA Region I), 2008 (AAA Region I), 2007 (AAA Region I)
Winning Streak Entering 2018 Season: none

SCHEDULE
2018 Schedule: 8/17 Liberty, 8/24 at Easley, 8/31 at Seneca, 9/7 Westside (Anderson), 9/14 at Ridge View (Columbia), 9/28 at Palmetto (Williamston), 10/5 Wren (Piedmont), 10/12 Walhalla, 10/19 at Pickens, 10/26 Belton-Honea Path (Honea Path)
Highest-Rated 2018 Regular Season Opponents: Belton-Honea Path (Honea Path) (25.6), Ridge View (Columbia) (15.9), Westside (Anderson) (12.2)
Lowest-Rated 2018 Regular Season Opponents: Pickens (-25.3), Liberty (-16.1), Walhalla (-7.3)
2017 Regular Season Schedule Strength: 24.7 (31.7 overall)
2018 Regular Season Schedule Strength: 2.8
2018 vs. 2017 Schedule Strength Comparison: -21.9
2018 Regular Season Schedule Strength State Rank: #55
2018 Regular Season Schedule Strength National Rank: #1943
2018 Projected Regular Season Record: 3-7
2018 Projected League Finish: 4th
2018 Undefeated Regular Season Probability: less than 1%