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GENERAL
Nickname: Bears
Colors: Maroon/Gold
Coach: Chris Saunders
League: Peninsula - Bay
Section: Central Coast
Playoff Division: none

RETURNERS
Returning Offensive Starters: 7
Returning Defensive Starters: 6
2019 JV Record: 5-4-1
Starting Quarterback Returning: yes
Top Running Back Returning: yes
Top Receiver Returning: yes
Top OL Returning: yes
Top Defender Returning: yes

TOP PLAYERS
Troy Franklin Senior WR/DB
Thomas Taufui Junior RB/SS
Jalen Moss Junior WR/DB

COLLEGE PROSPECTS LOST TO GRADUATION
Justin Anderson 6'1" 180 Senior CB
Uate Uhila 6'1" 285 Senior OC
Joe Posthauer 6'1" 195 Senior WR

STRENGTHS/WEAKNESSES
Team Strengths: Explosiveness, Experience, Size

RATINGS
2019 Final Power Rating: 32
2019 National Rank: #1180
2019 State Rank: #101
General Personnel (Back/Lost) Rating Adjustment*: +6.5
D1 Talent (Back/Lost) Rating Adjustment*: +4.7
2020 Starting Power Rating*: 31.8
2020 National Rank*: #497
2020 State Rank*: #44
Dynasty Rating (Average 2003-2019 Rating): 22.9
Dynasty National Rank: #2552
2020 Rating vs. Dynasty Rating Comparison*: better by 8.9
Dynasty Record: 117-83 (61-34 in league)

HISTORICAL
2019 Overall Record: 7-4
2019 League Record/Finish: 5-0 (1st)
2019 Points For Average: 28.8
2019 Points Against Average: 23.5
2019 Differential: +5.3
2019 Wins: #2208 Sacred Heart Prep (Atherton) (26-20), #2950 King's Academy (Sunnyvale) (35-10), #3374 Arroyo Grande (46-13), #3903 Terra Nova (Pacifica) (47-23), #4342 Bellarmine (San Jose) (51-14), #4748 Burlingame (42-0), #11422 Aragon (San Mateo) (2-0)
2019 Losses: #106 Serra [Junipero] (San Mateo) (38-13), #200 Folsom (49-0), #265 East (Salt Lake City, UT) (49-20), #645 Wilcox [Adrian] (Santa Clara) (42-35)
2019 Opponents W-L: 83-52
Recent Section/State Championships: 2018 (Open I), 2018 (Bowl 3-AA), 2016 (Open I), 2008 (Large)
Recent League Championships: 2019, 2018, 2016, 2015 (tied for 1st), 2008, 2007
Winning Streak Entering 2020 Season: none

SCHEDULE
2020 Regular Season Schedule Strength State Rank*: #81
2020 Regular Season Schedule Strength National Rank*: #868
2020 Projected League Finish*: 1st
schedule not yet available; please check back later in the summer to see analysis of schedule including toughest opponents, overall schedule strength, projected W-L record, probability of an undefeated season, etc.




*temporary; not finalized until August 6th






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