Grand Island Central Catholic (Grand Island, NE)       previews home


GENERAL
Nickname: Crusaders
Colors: Columbia/Navy/White
Coach: Timothy Dvorak
League: C2 District 6 (moving from C1 District 6)
Playoff Division: C2
Playoff Division Rank: #28

RETURNERS
Returning Offensive Starters: 6
Returning Defensive Starters: 7
2017 JV Record: 1-7
Starting Quarterback Returning: no
Top Running Back Returning: yes
Top Receiver Returning: yes
Top OL Returning: no
Top Defender Returning: yes

TOP PLAYERS
Jacob Herbek 6'5" 200 Senior WR/DE 5.0
Russel Martinez 5'10" 165 Sophomore RB/OLB 5.1
Tanner Turek 5'8" 135 Sophomore DB 5.1

STRENGTHS/WEAKNESSES
Team Strengths: Great Potential, Secondary Experience
Team Weaknesses: Very Young, OL Depth, Lost 3 Of Top 5 Defenders To Graduation

RATINGS
2017 Final Power Rating: -22.5
2017 National Rank: #11485
2017 State Rank: #121
Personnel (Back/Lost) Rating Adjustment: +1.5
2018 Starting Power Rating: -36.5
2018 National Rank: #11169
2018 State Rank: #120
Dynasty Rating (Average 2003-2017 Rating): 14.6
Dynasty National Rank: #4931
2018 Rating vs. Dynasty Rating Comparison: worse by 51.1
Dynasty Record: 77-66 (44-27 in league)

HISTORICAL
2017 Overall Record: 0-9
2017 League Record/Finish: 0-5 (6th)
2017 Points For Average: 6.2
2017 Points Against Average: 44.2
2017 Differential: -38
2017 Wins: none
2017 Losses: #1061 Boone Central/Newman Grove (Albion) (43-0), #1355 Aquinas (David City) (63-7), #3634 Lakeview (Columbus) (42-0), #5054 Scotus (Columbus) (52-7), #5532 Kearney Catholic (Kearney) (40-13), #5794 O'Neill (49-5), #5918 Ord (47-10), #7414 Adams Central (Hastings) (35-7), #8463 Broken Bow (27-7)
2017 Opponents W-L: 51-37
Recent League Championships: 2014 (C1 District 6), 2005 (tied for 1st; C1 District 7)
Winning Streak Entering 2018 Season: none

SCHEDULE
2018 Schedule: 8/24 at Malcolm, 8/31 Superior, 9/7 at St. Patrick's (North Platte), 9/14 North Bend Central (North Bend), 9/21 at Centura (Cairo), 9/28 at Central City, 10/5 Wood River, 10/12 Gibbon, 10/19 at St. Paul
Highest-Rated 2018 Regular Season Opponents: Central City (-14.4), North Bend Central (North Bend) (-21.3), St. Paul (-25.5)
Lowest-Rated 2018 Regular Season Opponents: Gibbon (-40.9), Centura (Cairo) (-37.2), Wood River (-36.7)
2017 Regular Season Schedule Strength: 14.7
2018 Regular Season Schedule Strength: -26.1
2018 vs. 2017 Schedule Strength Comparison: -40.8
2018 Regular Season Schedule Strength State Rank: #131
2018 Regular Season Schedule Strength National Rank: #10317
2018 Projected Regular Season Record: 2-7
2018 Projected League Finish: 2nd
2018 Undefeated Regular Season Probability: less than 1%