Ware County (Waycross, GA)       previews home


GENERAL
Nickname: Gators
Colors: Green/Gold
Coach: Dan Ragle
League: AAAAA Region 2
Playoff Division: AAAAA
Playoff Division Rank: #9

COLLEGE PROSPECTS LOST TO GRADUATION
Jalynn Strickland 6'6" 295 Senior OT
Ernest Jones IV 6'2" 205 Senior OLB
Trey Cobb 6'2" 210 Senior WDE

RATINGS
2017 Final Power Rating: 33.7
2017 National Rank: #1164
2017 State Rank: #77
D1 Talent (Back/Lost) Rating Adjustment: -1.9
Player Statistics-Based (Back/Lost) Rating Adjustment: +2.5
2018 Starting Power Rating: 18.7
2018 National Rank: #1155
2018 State Rank: #68
Dynasty Rating (Average 2003-2017 Rating): 39.7
Dynasty National Rank: #537
2018 Rating vs. Dynasty Rating Comparison: worse by 21
Dynasty Record: 140-50 (79-12 in league)

HISTORICAL
2017 Overall Record: 5-6
2017 League Record/Finish: 3-1 (2nd)
2017 Points For Average: 19.6
2017 Points Against Average: 18.5
2017 Differential: +1.1
2017 Wins: #1278 East Lake (Tarpon Springs, FL) (27-9), #3598 New Hampstead (Savannah) (33-14), #3704 South Effingham (Guyton) (35-3), #3837 Harris County (Hamilton) (24-6), #4186 Statesboro (35-21)
2017 Losses: #72 Lowndes (Valdosta) (37-6), #191 Coffee (Douglas) (21-14), #263 Glynn Academy (Brunswick) (31-7), #320 Stockbridge (10-7), #574 Northside (Warner Robins) (23-14), #785 Wayne County (Jesup) (28-14)
2017 Opponents W-L: 78-49
Recent League Championships: 2016, 2014 (AAAAA Region 3), 2013 (AAAAA Region 3), 2012 (AAAAA Region 3), 2011 (AAAA Region 2A), 2007 (3-AAAA), 2006 (tied for 1st; 3-AAAA), 2004 (1-AAAA), 2003 (1-AAAA)
Winning Streak Entering 2018 Season: none

SCHEDULE
2018 Schedule: 8/17 Pine Ridge (Deltona, FL), 8/24 at Burke County (Waynesboro), 8/31 Coffee (Douglas), 9/7 Jonesboro, 9/21 Glynn Academy (Brunswick), 9/28 at Lowndes (Valdosta), 10/12 Statesboro, 10/19 at South Effingham (Guyton), 10/26 New Hampstead (Savannah), 11/2 at Wayne County (Jesup)
Highest-Rated 2018 Regular Season Opponents: Lowndes (Valdosta) (36.9), Coffee (Douglas) (27.1), Glynn Academy (Brunswick) (25)
Lowest-Rated 2018 Regular Season Opponents: Pine Ridge (Deltona, FL) (-15), South Effingham (Guyton) (-7.2), Jonesboro (-5.5)
2017 Regular Season Schedule Strength: 36.5 (38.2 overall)
2018 Regular Season Schedule Strength: 9.7
2018 vs. 2017 Schedule Strength Comparison: -26.8
2018 Regular Season Schedule Strength State Rank: #79
2018 Regular Season Schedule Strength National Rank: #944
2018 Projected Regular Season Record: 6-4
2018 Projected League Finish: 1st
2018 Undefeated Regular Season Probability: less than 1%



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