Dover 2008 Football Team Preview

Mascot
Pirates
Team
Varsity 08-09
Colors
Black, White
Coach
Chris Taylor
Address
101 Pirates Loop, Dover, AR 72837
Overall
2-8
Conference
1-5
National Rank
9776
State (AR) Rank
149

Season Outlook

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Trevor Cooper will make his return to the Pirate lineup for 2008. The senior signal caller will start for his third season after finding the endzone 14 times and racking up 1,400+ yards.

Season Opener

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Sep 5 at Paris (AR)

General Information

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Nickname Pirates
Colors Black/White
Coach Chris Taylor
League 4A Region 4
Playoff Division 4A
Playoff Division Rank #39

Ratings

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2007 Final Power Rating -11.8
2007 National Rank #10759
2007 State Rank #151
Off-Season Rating Adjustment +2.5
2008 Starting Power Rating -9.2
2008 National Rank #10230
2008 State Rank #140
Dynasty Rating (avg. rating 2003-07) -11.7
Dynasty National Rank #10904
2008 Rating vs. Dynasty Rating better by 2.5
Dynasty Record 20-32 (14-21 in league)

Strength of Regular-Season Schedule

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2008 Rating -0.8
2007 Rating -6.6
Rating Difference +5.8

Pirates Returning Players

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Offensive Starters 7
Defensive Starters 6
2007 JV Record --
Starting Quarterback Returning yes
Top Running Back Returning no

Previous Season

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2007 Overall Record 4-6
2007 League Record/Finish 3-4 (tied for 4th)
2007 Points For Average 23.4
2007 Points Against Average 28.5
2007 Differential -5.1

Winning Streak Entering 2008 Season

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1 Game Winning Streak

2007 Wins

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Rank Opponent Record
#10884 Clinton (AR) 28-27
#12862 Waldron (AR) 48-34
#13506 Subiaco Academy (Subiaco, AR) 27-6
#13760 Hector (AR) 42-0

Toughest 2008 Regular Season Opponents

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Opponent Rating
Dardanelle (AR) 16.8
Pottsville (AR) 7
West Fork (AR) 4.5*