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Mascot
Bulldogs
Team
Varsity 15-16
Colors
Black, Vegas Gold
Coach
David Gentry
Address
234 High School Cir, Murphy, NC 28906
Overall
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Conference
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Season Opener

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Aug 21 Hendersonville (NC)

General Information

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Nickname Bulldogs
Colors Black/Vegas Gold
Coach David Gentry
League 1A Smoky Mountain
Playoff Division 1A
Playoff Division Rank #3*

Ratings

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2014 Final Power Rating 15.5
2014 National Rank #4389
2014 State Rank #124
Off-Season Rating Adjustment 6*
2015 Starting Power Rating 21.5*
2015 National Rank #3088*
2015 State Rank #83*
Dynasty Rating (avg. rating 2003-14) 12.2
Dynasty National Rank #4251
2015 Rating vs. Dynasty Rating better by 9.3*
Dynasty Record 117-52 (58-14 in league)

Strength of Regular-Season Schedule

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2015 Rating 3.9*
2014 Rating -1.5 (0.5 overall)
Rating Difference +5.4*

Bulldogs Returning Players

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Offensive Starters --
Defensive Starters --
2014 JV Record --
Starting Quarterback Returning --
Top Running Back Returning --
Top Receiver Returning --
Top OL Returning --
Top Defender Returning --

Previous Season

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2014 Overall Record 10-4
2014 League Record/Finish 5-1 (2nd)
2014 Points For Average 36.7
2014 Points Against Average 18.4
2014 Differential +18.3

2014 Wins

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Rank Opponent Record
#5086 Swain County (Bryson City, NC) 38-14
#5718 Darlington (Rome, GA) 35-12
#7541 Q Foundation (Charlotte, NC) 38-14
#9458 Rosman (NC) 48-21
#10523 Smoky Mountain (Sylva, NC) 28-0
#10877 Andrews (NC) 49-0
#10877 Andrews (NC) 55-20
#11568 Cherokee (NC) 56-20
#11656 Union Academy (Monroe, NC) 50-16
#11708 Hayesville (NC) 49-13

Toughest 2015 Regular Season Opponents

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Opponent Rating
Franklin (NC) 29.1
Swain County (Bryson City, NC) 19.1
Hendersonville (NC) 17.5*

Recent State Championships

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  1. 2013
  2. 2011

Recent League Championships

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  1. 2010
  2. 2009 (tied for 1st)
  3. 2008 (Smoky Mountain)
  4. 2005 (Smoky Mountain)