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GENERAL
Nickname: Bulldogs
Colors: Black/Orange/White
Coach: Mike Papadopoulos
League: Monticello Empire
Section: Sac-Joaquin
Playoff Division: II
Playoff Division Rank*: #9

RETURNERS
Returning Offensive Starters: 5
Returning Defensive Starters: 6
2023 JV Record: 10-0
Starting Quarterback Returning: no
Top Running Back Returning: yes
Top Receiver Returning: yes
Top OL Returning: yes
Top Defender Returning: yes

TOP PLAYERS
Elijah Cline 6'0" 175 Senior WR/DB
Jaden Beamon-Santos 6'4" 210 Senior TE/DL
Jose Medina 6'2" 250 Senior T

COLLEGE PROSPECT LOST TO GRADUATION
Noah Siaosi 6'3" 230 Senior Edge

STRENGTHS/WEAKNESSES
Team Strengths: OL Experience, DBs Return Intact, Undefeated JV Team Moving Up
Team Weaknesses: DL

RATINGS
2023 Final Power Rating: 21.7
2023 National Rank: #2062
2023 State Rank: #155
General Personnel (Back/Lost) Rating Adjustment*: +0.5
D1 Talent (Back/Lost) Rating Adjustment*: -0.6
2024 Starting Power Rating*: 7.1
2024 National Rank*: #2021
2024 State Rank*: #161
5-Year Dynasty Rating (Average 2018-2023 Rating): 21.9
5-Year Dynasty National Rank: #1758
2024 Rating vs. 5-Year Dynasty Rating Comparison*: worse by 14.8
5-Year Dynasty Record: 36-15 (23-1 in league)
Dynasty Rating (Average 2003-2023 Rating): 35
Dynasty National Rank: #709
2024 Rating vs. Dynasty Rating Comparison*: worse by 27.9
Dynasty Record: 172-65-2 (92-10-1 in league)

HISTORICAL
2023 Overall Record: 7-5
2023 League Record/Finish: 4-1 (2nd)
2023 Points For Average: 23.9
2023 Points Against Average: 18.2
2023 Differential: +5.7
2023 Wins: #2617 Elk Grove (31-19), #3587 Rodriguez (Fairfield) (16-14), #5284 Armijo (Fairfield) (44-0), #5539 Fairfield (27-17), #5802 Wood [Will C.] (Vacaville) (40-13), #5999 Sheldon (Sacramento) (41-8), #8175 Davis (43-0)
2023 Losses: #203 St. Mary's (Stockton) (38-0), #745 El Cerrito (24-16), #853 Granite Bay (34-13), #1278 Cardinal Newman (Santa Rosa) (27-7), #1960 Vanden (Fairfield) (24-9)
2023 Opponents W-L: 84-54
Recent Section Championships: 2011, 2006 (I)
Recent League Championships: 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2006, 2005 (tied for 1st), 2004 (tied for 1st)
Winning Streak Entering 2024 Season: none

SCHEDULE
2024 Schedule: 8/23 Escalon, 8/30 at Granite Bay, 9/6 Cardinal Newman (Santa Rosa), 9/13 at Patterson, 9/20 at Pioneer (Woodland), 9/27 Rodriguez (Fairfield), 10/4 at Vanden (Fairfield), 10/19 at Sacramento, 10/25 River City (West Sacramento), 11/1 Wood [Will C.] (Vacaville)
Highest-Rated 2024 Regular Season Opponents*: Granite Bay (27.7), Cardinal Newman (Santa Rosa) (24.5), Patterson (20.2)
Lowest-Rated 2024 Regular Season Opponents*: Pioneer (Woodland) (-21.2), River City (West Sacramento) (-18.8), Wood [Will C.] (Vacaville) (-18.7)
2023 Regular Season Schedule Strength: 12.6 (18.6 overall)
2024 Regular Season Schedule Strength*: 1
2024 vs. 2023 Schedule Strength Comparison*: -11.6
2024 Regular Season Schedule Strength State Rank*: #152
2024 Regular Season Schedule Strength National Rank*: #1491
2024 Projected Regular Season Record*: 6-4
2024 Projected League Finish*: 1st
2024 Undefeated Regular Season Probability*: less than 1%




*temporary; not finalized until August 8th






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