Chanute Blue Comet Team Preview

Published 08/30 2012 10:10AM

Updated 08/30 2012 10:12AM

General Information
Nickname: Blue Comets
Colors: Blue/Gold
Coach: Don Simmons
League: Southeast Kansas
Playoff Division: 4A
Playoff Division Rank: #16

Ratings
2011 Final Power Rating: 17.4
2011 National Rank: #3811
2011 State Rank: #66
Off-Season Rating Adjustment: -2.6
2012 Starting Power Rating: 15.9
2012 National Rank: #4061
2012 State Rank: #66
Dynasty Rating (avg. rating 2003-11): 13.8
Dynasty National Rank: #3680
2012 Rating vs. Dynasty Rating: better by 2.1
Dynasty Record: 60-34 (43-21 in league)

Team Strengths
Passing Game

Team Weaknesses
Many Holes To Fill

Strength of Regular-Season Schedule
2012 Rating: 3.1
2011 Rating: -2.6 (6.9 overall)
Rating Difference: +5.7

Blue Comets Returning Players
Offensive Starters: 4
Defensive Starters: 5
2011 JV Record:--
Starting Quarterback Returning: yes
Top Running Back Returning: yes
Top Receiver Returning: no
Top OL Returning: no
Top Defender Returning: no

Top Players
1. Brock Gilmore 6'4" 215 Senior QB
2. Blake Kisner 6'0" 195 Senior RB
3. Jack Martin 5'10" 195 Senior C

Previous Season
2011 Overall Record: 8-4
2011 League Record/Finish: 4-3 (5th)
2011 Points For Average: 30.3
2011 Points Against Average: 20.5
2011 Differential: +9.8

2011 Wins
#4924 - Louisburg (KS) (21-0)
#6301 - Field Kindley (Coffeyville, KS) (28-27)
#7036 - Independence (KS) (18-14)
#7909 - Girard (KS) (28-6)
#7914 - Columbus (KS) (41-7)
#9780 - McDonald County (Anderson, MO) (51-27)
#11835 - Iola (KS) (67-19)
#12043 - Labette County (Altamont, KS) (27-13)

Toughest 2012 Regular Season Opponents
Mulvane (KS): 33.1
Pittsburg (KS): 20.7
Fort Scott (KS): 13.6*

Recent League Championships
1. 2009
2. 2005

Teams from League / Conference
Pittsburg (KS)
Chanute (KS)
Independence (KS)
Field Kindley (Coffeyville, KS)
Fort Scott (KS)
Parsons (KS)
Labette County (Altamont, KS)

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