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GENERAL
Nickname: Buccaneers
Colors: Orange/Blue
Coach: Fred Velasquez
League: Academic
Section: San Francisco
Playoff Division: AAA
Playoff Division Rank*: #2

RETURNERS
Returning Offensive Starters: 7
Returning Defensive Starters: 4
2023 JV Record: 3-5
Starting Quarterback Returning: yes
Top Running Back Returning: yes
Top Receiver Returning: no
Top OL Returning: no
Top Defender Returning: no

TOP PLAYERS
JoJo Smith 5'7" 160 Sophomore RB/WR
Rylen Thien-Jones 6'2" 190 Junior QB
Jerrold Anderson 6'3" 215 Senior DE/WR

STRENGTHS/WEAKNESSES
Team Strengths: Returners At Key Offensive Positions
Team Weaknesses: Depth

RATINGS
2023 Final Power Rating: -22.9
2023 National Rank: #10005
2023 State Rank: #693
Personnel (Back/Lost) Rating Adjustment*: +0.5
2024 Starting Power Rating*: -37.7
2024 National Rank*: #9790
2024 State Rank*: #677
5-Year Dynasty Rating (Average 2018-2023 Rating): -20.3
5-Year Dynasty National Rank: #10228
2024 Rating vs. 5-Year Dynasty Rating Comparison*: worse by 17.4
5-Year Dynasty Record: 28-21 (19-5 in league)
Dynasty Rating (Average 2003-2023 Rating): -18.3
Dynasty National Rank: #12684
2024 Rating vs. Dynasty Rating Comparison*: worse by 19.4
Dynasty Record: 93-122 (70-55 in league)

HISTORICAL
2023 Overall Record: 7-5
2023 League Record/Finish: 5-1 (2nd)
2023 Points For Average: 23.7
2023 Points Against Average: 15.9
2023 Differential: +7.8
2023 Wins: #11081 Skyline (Oakland) (30-7), #11765 Lowell (San Francisco) (55-14), #11765 Lowell (San Francisco) (21-13), #12685 Washington [George] (San Francisco) (23-8), #13356 Galileo (San Francisco) (37-0), #13664 Mission (San Francisco) (30-0), #13898 Burton [Phillip & Sala] (San Francisco) (57-0)
2023 Losses: #805 Wakulla (Crawfordville, FL) (41-0), #2348 St. Vincent (Petaluma) (30-7), #3041 Casa Grande (Petaluma) (28-14), #8705 Lincoln [Abraham] (San Francisco) (15-10), #8705 Lincoln [Abraham] (San Francisco) (35-0)
2023 Opponents W-L: 72-56
Recent Section/State Championships: 2021, 2021 (Bowl 7-A)
Recent League Championships: 2005 (tied for 1st)
Winning Streak Entering 2024 Season: none

SCHEDULE
2024 Projected League Finish*: 2nd
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 8th






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