Trinity Valley Football Preview 2008

The 2008 Trinity Valley Cardinals could be vastly improved under second year coach, Brad Smiley. Their best position could be wide receiver. They also return a starting quarterback.

TRINITY VALLEY CARDINALS

HEAD COACH: Brad Smiley, 2nd year
ASSISTANTS: William Reed (Assistant HC-DC); John Launius (OC and QB-WR); Beau Davidson (OL); Mark Gibson (DB); Eric Jones (DL); Jeremy Hammock (TE)
2008 RECORD: 2-7 (0-6)
STANDINGS: 7th
POST-SEASON GAMES: None
RETURNING PLAYERS: 24
RETURNING STARTERS: 17

KEY SOPHOMORES: Pat Cook (6-1, 190, QB, Mont Belvieu Babrers Hill); John Turner (5-11, 195, WR, Garland); Zak Lally (6-2, 320, OL, Lewisville Flower Mound); Corey White (6-2, 215, LB, Dallas); Kingsley Akinwole (6-0, 285, DL, Allen); Malcolm Williams (5-11, 205, DB, South Grand Prairie); Kirk Risby (6-0, 185, DB, Cedar Hill); Michael Collins (DL, Crockett); Jacob Fincher (DE, Waxahachie); Joseph Kirkpatrick (DE-LB, Cross Roads); Ernest Hunter (LB, Tyler); Roy Evans (LB, Galveston); Brian Johnson, CB, Garland); Jason Bruner (DS-OL, Mineola)

FRESHMEN: Jeremy Rouse (5-11, 175, Ath, Apopka, Fla.); Stacey Womack (5-10, 185, Ath, Trinidad); Kenny Davis (5-11, 175, DB, West Mesquite); Josh Rolfe (5-10, 175, DB, South Garland); Joseph Wright (5-9, 185, DB, Copperas Cove); Anthony Wilson (6-0, 170, DB, Marshall); Richard Chandler (6-2, 190, DB, Flower Mound); Torey McLemore (5-9, 180, DB, Carthage); Brandon Rashad (6-4, 215, DL, Longview); Tre Moss (6-0, 290, DL, Garland Lakeview Centennial); Nick Nwoko (5-11, 315, DL, Spring Westfield); Courtney Wilson (6-3, 230, DL, Alief Hastings); Jeremy Flakes (6-3, 315, OL, Houston C.E. King); Michael Washington (6-2, 250, OL, Cedar Hill); Bryce Whitney (6-5, 310, OL, Mansfield Timberview); Dexter Prince (6-2, 280, OL, Houston Madison); Blake Ford (6-1, 275, OL, Marshall); Manuel Tijerina (6-3, 290, OL, Flower Mound); Odell Pippins (6-4, 285, OL, Houston Madison); Alan Brown (6-5, 330, OL, Carthage); Marcus Banks (6-6, 300, OL, Harker Heights);  Christian Ridge (5-11, 235, ILB, Spring Westfield); Charlie Jackson (5-10, 230, ILB, Stratford); Joe Dalton (6-1, 200, OLB, Stafford); Dan Jackson (5-11, 190, OLB, Mansfield); Vincent Adams (5-10, 185, OLB, Dallas South Oak Cliff); Tyler Little (6-2, 200, QB, Colleyville Heritage); Ryan Balentine (6-0, 175, QB, Harker Heights); Chad Win bush (5-11, 195, RB, Desoto); Bo Walker (5-10, 185, Spring Westfield); Henry Solis (5-10, 200, RB, Palacios); Damien Washington (5-11, 185, RB, Wichita Falls Rider); Khiry Hicks (6-4, 250, TE, Killeen); Donel Morrison (6-3, 220, TE, Copperas Cove); Cornelious Wilson (5-11, 190, WR, South Garland); Chris Young (6-0, 175, WR, Austin); Patrick Robertson (6-0, 185, WR, Lewisville Hebron); Dominique Rabun (6-4, 190, WR, Wylie); Jamille George (6-2, 180, WR, Fort Worth Southwest); David Crawford (6-3, 190, WR-DB, Lewisville Hebron); Nathan Earles (6-0, 185, P, Alvin); Brandon Carrico (5-10, 245, DS, Mabank); Vedran Ceric (6-1, 190, PK, Fort Worth Southwest)

TRANSFERS:  Jason Thompson (DE, Dallas Madison / Tr-University of Kansas)

CARDINALS’ FOOTBALL SCHEDULE

DATE              OPPONENT               TIME

August 30  Dodge City 7 p.m.
September 8  Louisiana College JV  1 p.m.
September 13 Open Date
September 20 at NEO*  7 p.m.
September 27 Cisco*   7 p.m.
October 4  at Navarro* 3 p.m.
October 11  Blinn*x  3 p.m.  
October 18  at Kilgore*  3 p.m.
October 25 Tyler*  3 p.m.
November 1  at Arkansas Baptist* 3 p.m.

* - SWJCFC Game
X - Homecoming


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