Thomas County Central (Thomasville, GA)       previews home


GENERAL
Nickname: Yellowjackets
Colors: Blue/Gold
Coach: Justin Rogers
League: AAAAA Region 2 (moving from AAAAAA Region 1)
Playoff Division: AAAAA
Playoff Division Rank*: #2

RETURNERS
Returning Offensive Starters: 2
Returning Defensive Starters: 4
2023 JV Record: 8-1
Starting Quarterback Returning: yes
Top Running Back Returning: no
Top Receiver Returning: yes
Top OL Returning: no
Top Defender Returning: yes

TOP PLAYERS
Kendarious Reddick 5'10" 175 Senior FS/KR 4.5
Camron Brooks 6'3" 240 Junior DE/TE
Jaylen Johnson 6'2" 215 Junior QB

COLLEGE PROSPECT LOST TO GRADUATION
Devin Ross 5'11.5" 165 Senior CB

STRENGTHS/WEAKNESSES
Team Strengths: OL Size, Young Talent, QB Returns
Team Weaknesses: Only 6 Returning Starters, Entire Starting OL Graduated

RATINGS
2023 Final Power Rating: 71.7
2023 National Rank: #17
2023 State Rank: #1
General Personnel (Back/Lost) Rating Adjustment*: -3.5
D1 Talent (Back/Lost) Rating Adjustment*: +3.1
Non-Senior D1 Talent Rating Bonus*: +2.6
2024 Starting Power Rating*: 60.4
2024 National Rank*: #31
2024 State Rank*: #4
5-Year Dynasty Rating (Average 2018-2023 Rating): 38.2
5-Year Dynasty National Rank: #434
2024 Rating vs. 5-Year Dynasty Rating Comparison*: better by 22.2
5-Year Dynasty Record: 41-18 (15-9 in league)
Dynasty Rating (Average 2003-2023 Rating): 34.9
Dynasty National Rank: #716
2024 Rating vs. Dynasty Rating Comparison*: better by 25.5
Dynasty Record: 169-79 (76-32 in league)

HISTORICAL
2023 Overall Record: 15-0
2023 League Record/Finish: 5-0 (1st)
2023 Points For Average: 40.7
2023 Points Against Average: 9.6
2023 Differential: +31.1
2023 Wins: #67 Rome (19-16), #78 Marist (Atlanta) (13-7), #97 Woodward Academy (College Park) (49-28), #137 Lee County (Leesburg) (31-24), #201 Houston County (Warner Robins) (27-0), #239 Bainbridge (45-14), #888 Northside (Warner Robins) (31-16), #959 Jonesboro (56-6), #1140 Cairo (38-0), #1397 Brooks County (Quitman) (44-7), #1500 Thomasville (45-7), #1876 Tift County (Tifton) (56-0), #1928 St. Pius X Catholic (Atlanta) (49-0), #2325 Veterans (Kathleen) (52-0), #3819 Godby [Amos P.] (Tallahassee, FL) (55-19)
2023 Losses: none
2023 Opponents W-L: 109-70
Recent State Championships: 2023 (AAAAAA)
Recent League Championships: 2023 (AAAAAA Region 1), 2022 (AAAAAA Region 1), 2016 (tied for 1st; AAAAA Region 1), 2015 (tied for 1st; AAAA Region 1A), 2013 (tied for 1st; AAAAA Region 1), 2009 (1-AAAA), 2007 (1-AAAA), 2006 (1-AAAA)
Winning Streak Entering 2024 Season: 15
Streak List: 8/18/23 Cairo (38-0), 8/25/23 Thomasville (45-7), 9/1/23 Bainbridge (45-14), 9/15/23 Brooks County (Quitman) (44-7), 9/22/23 Godby [Amos P.] (Tallahassee, FL) (55-19), 9/29/23 Veterans (Kathleen) (52-0), 10/6/23 Tift County (Tifton) (56-0), 10/21/23 Houston County (Warner Robins) (27-0), 10/27/23 Lee County (Leesburg) (31-24), 11/3/23 Northside (Warner Robins) (31-16), 11/10/23 St. Pius X Catholic (Atlanta) (49-0), 11/17/23 Jonesboro (56-6), 11/24/23 Rome (19-16), 12/1/23 Marist (Atlanta) (13-7), 12/12/23 Woodward Academy (College Park) (49-28)

SCHEDULE
2024 Schedule: 8/16 Monroe (Albany), 8/23 Cairo, 8/30 Florida State University (Tallahassee, FL), 9/6 at Thomasville, 9/13 Bainbridge, 9/27 at Lee County (Leesburg), 10/4 Veterans (Kathleen), 10/18 at Northside (Warner Robins), 10/25 at Houston County (Warner Robins), 11/1 Coffee (Douglas)
Highest-Rated 2024 Regular Season Opponents*: Lee County (Leesburg) (54.3), Coffee (Douglas) (53.7), Bainbridge (39.8)
Lowest-Rated 2024 Regular Season Opponents*: Monroe (Albany) (-3.6), Veterans (Kathleen) (3.3), Thomasville (11.6)
2023 Regular Season Schedule Strength: 35 (40.4 overall)
2024 Regular Season Schedule Strength*: 26.3
2024 vs. 2023 Schedule Strength Comparison*: -8.7
2024 Regular Season Schedule Strength State Rank*: #20
2024 Regular Season Schedule Strength National Rank*: #47
2024 Projected Regular Season Record*: 9-1
2024 Projected League Finish*: 1st
2024 Undefeated Regular Season Probability*: 35%




*temporary; not finalized until August 8th






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