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GENERAL
Nickname: Bulldogs
Colors: Cardinal/Gold
Coach: Richard Lear
League: Golden
Section: Southern
Playoff Division: 9
Playoff Division Rank*: #1

RETURNERS
Returning Offensive Starters: 3
Returning Defensive Starters: 6
2018 JV Record: 4-6
Starting Quarterback Returning: no
Top Running Back Returning: yes
Top Receiver Returning: no
Top OL Returning: no
Top Defender Returning: no

TOP PLAYERS
Darius Wilson 6'3" 210 Senior WR/DE
Isaiah Creech 6'1" 175 Senior RB/OLB
Daniel Brown 6'1" 210 Senior TE/LB

COLLEGE PROSPECT LOST TO GRADUATION
Dante Adkins 6'4" 295 Senior OG

STRENGTHS/WEAKNESSES
Team Strengths: Hard-Working, Dedicated, Physicality
Team Weaknesses: Youth, Inexperience

RATINGS
2018 Final Power Rating: 30.5
2018 National Rank: #1282
2018 State Rank: #118
General Personnel (Back/Lost) Rating Adjustment*: -5.5
D1 Talent (Back/Lost) Rating Adjustment*: -0.5
2019 Starting Power Rating*: 9.4
2019 National Rank*: #1917
2019 State Rank*: #171
Dynasty Rating (Average 2003-2018 Rating): 16
Dynasty National Rank: #4343
2019 Rating vs. Dynasty Rating Comparison*: worse by 6.6
Dynasty Record: 85-89-1 [84-90-1 on the field] (66-40 in league)

HISTORICAL
2018 Overall Record: 13-1
2018 League Record/Finish: 7-0 (1st)
2018 Points For Average: 40.8
2018 Points Against Average: 12.4
2018 Differential: +28.4
2018 Wins: #1745 St. Bonaventure (Ventura) (38-6), #2040 Antelope Valley (Lancaster) (28-14), #2193 Bonita (La Verne) (42-27), #3096 Knight [William J.] (Palmdale) (22-20), #3938 Simi Valley (52-27), #4779 Palmdale (36-3), #6574 Quartz Hill (38-15), #6663 Golden Valley (Santa Clarita) (46-7), #8277 Barstow (34-0), #8921 South El Monte (56-7), #9904 Lancaster (51-0), #11322 Eastside (Lancaster) (50-7), #13525 Littlerock (60-6)
2018 Losses: #1180 Eisenhower (Rialto) (35-18)
2018 Opponents W-L: 77-79
Recent League Championships: 2018, 2011 (tied for 1st)
Winning Streak Entering 2019 Season: none

SCHEDULE
2019 Schedule: 8/30 Barstow, 9/6 vs St. Bonaventure (Ventura), 9/13 at Serrano (Phelan), 9/20 Littlerock, 9/27 Eastside (Lancaster), 10/4 at Antelope Valley (Lancaster), 10/11 at Lancaster, 10/18 Palmdale, 10/25 Quartz Hill, 11/1 at Knight [William J.] (Palmdale)
Highest-Rated 2019 Regular Season Opponents*: St. Bonaventure (Ventura) (16.9), Serrano (Phelan) (11.4), Antelope Valley (Lancaster) (-2.9)
Lowest-Rated 2019 Regular Season Opponents*: Eastside (Lancaster) (-51.7), Littlerock (-51), Lancaster (-37.6)
2018 Regular Season Schedule Strength: 4.4 (5.2 overall)
2019 Regular Season Schedule Strength*: -16.5
2019 vs. 2018 Schedule Strength Comparison*: -20.9
2019 Regular Season Schedule Strength State Rank*: #457
2019 Regular Season Schedule Strength National Rank*: #4482
2019 Projected Regular Season Record*: 8-2
2019 Projected League Finish*: 1st
2019 Undefeated Regular Season Probability*: 4%




*temporary; not finalized until August 11th






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