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GENERAL
Nickname: Cougars
Colors: Royal Blue/White
Coach: Justin Reber
League: Sierra Valley
Section: Sac-Joaquin
Playoff Division: I-VII
Playoff Division Rank*: #80

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

TOP PLAYERS
Danny Bell 6'5" 185 Junior QB 4.8
Tyson Hamburg 6'1" 175 Senior WR/DB 4.7
Kai Cordero 5'10" 200 Senior RB/LB 4.6

STRENGTHS/WEAKNESSES
Team Strengths: Prolific QB Returns, 3 OL Are Back, Toughness/Football IQ
Team Weaknesses: Depth, Speed

RATINGS
2017 Final Power Rating: -4.3
2017 National Rank: #7964
2017 State Rank: #568
Personnel (Back/Lost) Rating Adjustment*: +0.5
2018 Starting Power Rating*: -3.8
2018 National Rank*: #7714
2018 State Rank*: #556
Dynasty Rating (Average 2003-2017 Rating): 1.6
Dynasty National Rank: #8880
2018 Rating vs. Dynasty Rating Comparison*: worse by 5.4
Dynasty Record: 62-92 (28-59 in league)

HISTORICAL
2017 Overall Record: 7-4
2017 League Record/Finish: 4-1 (tied for 1st)
2017 Points For Average: 31
2017 Points Against Average: 30.5
2017 Differential: +0.5
2017 Wins: #6223 Cordova (Rancho Cordova) (27-26), #9701 Liberty Ranch (Galt) (49-48), #9901 Rosemont (Sacramento) (31-29), #10326 Ferndale (49-14), #10969 Del Mar (San Jose) (48-28), #11976 Galt (38-21), #12575 Golden Sierra (Garden Valley) (40-28)
2017 Losses: #2552 Bear River (Grass Valley) (34-19), #3791 Woodland (56-17), #4788 Ponderosa (Shingle Springs) (28-3), #9604 Union Mine (El Dorado) (23-20)
2017 Opponents W-L: 54-66
Recent League Championships: 2017 (tied for 1st), 2016 (tied for 1st), 2014
Winning Streak Entering 2018 Season: none

SCHEDULE
2018 Schedule: 8/17 at Argonaut (Jackson), 8/24 at Bear River (Grass Valley), 8/31 Ponderosa (Shingle Springs), 9/7 Bret Harte (Angels Camp), 9/14 at Placer (Auburn), 9/28 Galt, 10/5 at Rosemont (Sacramento), 10/12 Liberty Ranch (Galt), 10/19 at Bradshaw Christian (Sacramento), 10/26 Union Mine (El Dorado)
Highest-Rated 2018 Regular Season Opponents*: Placer (Auburn) (48.4), Bear River (Grass Valley) (22.4), Ponderosa (Shingle Springs) (4)
Lowest-Rated 2018 Regular Season Opponents*: Bret Harte (Angels Camp) (-28.3), Liberty Ranch (Galt) (-23), Union Mine (El Dorado) (-17.2)
2017 Regular Season Schedule Strength: -7.4 (-1.1 overall)
2018 Regular Season Schedule Strength*: -3
2018 vs. 2017 Schedule Strength Comparison*: +4.4
2018 Regular Season Schedule Strength State Rank*: #529
2018 Regular Season Schedule Strength National Rank*: #4517
2018 Projected Regular Season Record*: 6-4
2018 Projected League Finish*: 1st
2018 Undefeated Regular Season Probability*: less than 1%




*temporary; not finalized until August 11th






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