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GENERAL
Nickname: Bulldogs
Coach: Joe Tout
League: Colonial
Playoff Division: AAA
Playoff Division Rank: #80

RETURNERS
Returning Offensive Starters: 7
Returning Defensive Starters: 6
Starting Quarterback Returning: no

STRENGTHS/WEAKNESSES
Team Strengths: Experience
Team Weaknesses: Depth

RATINGS
2017 Final Power Rating: -27.7
2017 National Rank: #12302
2017 State Rank: #506
Personnel (Back/Lost) Rating Adjustment: -0.5
2018 Starting Power Rating: -43.7
2018 National Rank: #12238
2018 State Rank: #514
Dynasty Rating (Average 2003-2017 Rating): 20
Dynasty National Rank: #3446
2018 Rating vs. Dynasty Rating Comparison: worse by 63.7
Dynasty Record: 109-64 (88-48 in league)

HISTORICAL
2017 Overall Record: 0-10
2017 League Record/Finish: 0-10 (12th)
2017 Points For Average: 15.5
2017 Points Against Average: 40.2
2017 Differential: -24.7
2017 Wins: none
2017 Losses: #2611 Southern Lehigh (Center Valley) (42-0), #3011 Notre Dame-Green Pond (Easton) (35-14), #3971 Saucon Valley (Hellertown) (54-6), #5583 Palmerton (35-14), #8233 Bangor (56-27), #8477 Wilson Area (Easton) (39-20), #8508 Salisbury Township (Allentown) (34-13), #8994 Northwestern Lehigh (New Tripoli) (35-14), #10044 Catasauqua (38-20), #12106 Pen Argyl (34-27)
2017 Opponents W-L: 55-59
Recent League Championships: 2010, 2009 (tied for 1st; Colonial - Western), 2005, 2003
Winning Streak Entering 2018 Season: none

SCHEDULE
2018 Schedule: 8/25 at Wilson Area (Easton), 8/30 at Catasauqua, 9/7 Bangor, 9/14 Pen Argyl, 9/21 at Saucon Valley (Hellertown), 9/28 at Southern Lehigh (Center Valley), 10/5 Salisbury Township (Allentown), 10/12 Palisades (Kintnersville), 10/19 at Northwestern Lehigh (New Tripoli), 10/26 Palmerton
Highest-Rated 2018 Regular Season Opponents: Palisades (Kintnersville) (18.6), Southern Lehigh (Center Valley) (13.8), Saucon Valley (Hellertown) (-9.2)
Lowest-Rated 2018 Regular Season Opponents: Pen Argyl (-37.8), Wilson Area (Easton) (-31.1), Catasauqua (-29.3)
2017 Regular Season Schedule Strength: 3.1
2018 Regular Season Schedule Strength: -15.8
2018 vs. 2017 Schedule Strength Comparison: -18.9
2018 Regular Season Schedule Strength State Rank: #289
2018 Regular Season Schedule Strength National Rank: #7065
2018 Projected Regular Season Record: 1-9
2018 Projected League Finish: 12th
2018 Undefeated Regular Season Probability: less than 1%