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1-6A predictions

Give us your pre-season rankings in order.

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Quote: Spartandad
Give us your pre-season rankings in order.



6-A Playoffs Teams:
Montwood
Eastwood
Coronado
Socorro

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Totally guessing but here it goes:

Eastwood
El dorado
Montwood
Pebble Hills
Americas
Franklin
Coronado
Socorro

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I love the different projections! New vibe this year on the thread.

1)Eastwood
2)Franklin
3)Montwood
4)El Dorado
5)Coronado
6)Pebble Hills
7)Americas
8)Socorro


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My Top 10
#1 Eastwood
#2 Eastwood
#3 Eastwood
#4 Eastwood
#5 Eastwood
#6 Eastwood
#7 Eastwood
#8 Eastwood
#9 Eastwood
#10 all the other teams in the city

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1 Eastwood
2 Montwood
3 El Dorado
4 Socorro
5 Franklin
6 Americas
7 Pebble Hills
8 Coronado

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1Montwood Fernandez and Ty get it done. Great offence good D.
2.Coronado has alot of weapons Herrera and Donitello.In 7 on 7 looked unstoppable.
2Eastwood should be really good offensively how ever there d is suspect secondary is terrible.Ochoa and Rios will get it done on the otherside.
3Eldo This team might miss the playoffs they have the biggest threat in the city Mr.Barfield however can he Carry this team all season??If he goes down so do they period.
4Dark horse Pebble Hills They have waited 2 years for the first playoff birth if they can only find a qb.
Franklin next year they will be back this year could be rough new young.Great Rb however no Qb.

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1) Eldo
2) Eastwood
3) Coronado
4) Americas
5) Montwood
6) Pebble Hills
7) Franklin
8) Socorro

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First of all thank you EP Gridiron for continuing to support El Paso Football, I have been on these forums since the beginning back when Riverside was still running the show with Coach Work. Anyhow on to my Predictions.

Tale of the Tape from Last Year
Co-Champions El Dorado(6-1), Montwood(6-1), and Americas(6-1)
#4 Franklin
Just missed the Playoffs;
#5 Eastwood
Not even close
#6 Coronado
#7 Pebble Hills
#8 Socorro

My prediction for this year

#1 El Dorado has the top returning player in the state, D-1 bound Barfield. If he has another season like he did last year they might go two deep in the playoffs. (3.069 yards passing 33 TD's and 1,582 and 22 td's) you read correctly not a misprint. Can anyone stop Cedarious? I believe they can slow him down but not stop him. He will have RB Davis (162 yards rushing) and RB Nick Leyva (260 yards rushing)in the backfield to help relieve some of that work. Cedarious will also have targets in Hill (561 yards 8 touchdowns) and McCoy ( 195 yards rushing and 3 touchdowns). A defense that ranked at the bottom last year will be lead by Kinsey (29 tackles), DB Avila (2 interceptions, 72 tackles) LB Croslen (97 takcles, 7 sacks), Gonzalez ( 76 tackles, 3 sacks), and Castillo 53 tackles. The O-line will be anchored by Assad.

#2 Franklin should be exciting to watch by El Paso Means on offense. They return the top running back in the district in Dominguez (1,349 yards rushing), and Crenshaw is also expected to see some carries out of the backfield. Top WR Lyles will help stretch the field with his speed and size (545 yards receiving and 6 td's). At QB the strong arm of Kelley as well as his tough running will be a factor. Look for young receivers like Lozano, Haack, Stonewall, and veteran Benitez to emerge. The defense will be much improved, look for LB Guttierez (85 tackles)and Sievek( 57 tackles) to lead the defense. Look out for DE Jhonny Cerros (48 tackles and 3 sacks). Also returning in the secondary are DB's Stonewall, Mcclain and Feste (45 tackles. Linemen Sullivan should anchor the 0-Line.

#3 Montwood return one of the top passers in the state QB Fernandez (3,3437 and 29 TD's) along with one of the top receivers in the state in WR Andrus (1,231 yards and 11 TD's) who will pair up with Cepeda (742 yards and 7 TD's). The defense will rely on it's strong secondary early on DB Andrus, DB Hernandez, and DB Revilla. Linebacker The line will be anchored by Chin and Andha. Coach Famaligi did a great job in his first year he will have some arsenal heading into the 2017 season.

#4 Coronado will have to win all the games they are suppose to, if not Eastwood can sneak up and get the last spot. They will have playmaker in Utility Player Herrera (279 yard receiving, 525 rushing, 48 yards passing), Donatelli (574 yards passing), RB Madrid (498 rushing). On defense will be led by a strong secondary in Alvarez (83 tackles and 3 interceptions) and Seabrook (53 tackles). Also helping out will be
Rey (66 tackles) and DE Mcfadin. Anchoring the O-line will be Valdez and Castro

#5 Eastwood- Darkhorse might be able to make a run if they pick up some momentum. The key will be QB Ochoa. We all saw him go down last year and that was the main factor in Eastwood missing the playoffs but him back that might lead a great turnaround.
#6 Americas- Henderson is good but not Jack Fields good will have to throw the ball in order to have an opportunity
#7 Pebble Hills- The same repeat all hype but at the end the same result. THIS IS SPARTA!!!!!!!
#8 El Paso Socorro-Bulldogs, sorry you might improve by winning two more games than last year but still won't be enough.

MVP- of the district, the city, and perhaps the State CEDARIOUS BARFIELD- El Dorado
Offense MVP- Andrew Fernandez- Montwood
Defensive MVP- Toss UP

This will be a fun year, can anyone stop Cedarious? I see Franklin being the biggest threat? But really from 1-5 all those teams are really close. I see Eastwood as the Darkhorse that can go from not making the playoffs a year ago to winning it all if they can get some mometum going, and if they can keep their qb healthy. Franklin has some major offense as does Montwood. The difference is that I think Franklin will finally play some good defense this year. If they can that can propel them to #1. Coronado has a core that is capable of making a run. That team is hungry for the playoffs as they have not been close in the Anderson era. Montwood has two playmaker that could definitely be playing division one football a year from now. Coach Famalagi definitely gets the most from his players. Coach Lopez got the swagger knocked out of him last year, will he be able to recover??? Coach Melton for the first time in a long time will not have a running back name fields. Plenty of talent their, if they can get some offense going they might surprise us.

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King has great insight appreciate it.

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AMERICAS
ELDORADO
EASTWOOD
MONTWOOD
FRANKLIN
PEBBLE HILLS
CORONADO
SOCORRO

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Quote: ThE KiNg
First of all thank you EP Gridiron for continuing to support El Paso Football, I have been on these forums since the beginning back when Riverside was still running the show with Coach Work. Anyhow on to my Predictions.

Tale of the Tape from Last Year
Co-Champions El Dorado(6-1), Montwood(6-1), and Americas(6-1)
#4 Franklin
Just missed the Playoffs;
#5 Eastwood
Not even close
#6 Coronado
#7 Pebble Hills
#8 Socorro

My prediction for this year

#1 El Dorado has the top returning player in the state, D-1 bound Barfield. If he has another season like he did last year they might go two deep in the playoffs. (3.069 yards passing 33 TD's and 1,582 and 22 td's) you read correctly not a misprint. Can anyone stop Cedarious? I believe they can slow him down but not stop him. He will have RB Davis (162 yards rushing) and RB Nick Leyva (260 yards rushing)in the backfield to help relieve some of that work. Cedarious will also have targets in Hill (561 yards 8 touchdowns) and McCoy ( 195 yards rushing and 3 touchdowns). A defense that ranked at the bottom last year will be lead by Kinsey (29 tackles), DB Avila (2 interceptions, 72 tackles) LB Croslen (97 takcles, 7 sacks), Gonzalez ( 76 tackles, 3 sacks), and Castillo 53 tackles. The O-line will be anchored by Assad.

#2 Franklin should be exciting to watch by El Paso Means on offense. They return the top running back in the district in Dominguez (1,349 yards rushing), and Crenshaw is also expected to see some carries out of the backfield. Top WR Lyles will help stretch the field with his speed and size (545 yards receiving and 6 td's). At QB the strong arm of Kelley as well as his tough running will be a factor. Look for young receivers like Lozano, Haack, Stonewall, and veteran Benitez to emerge. The defense will be much improved, look for LB Guttierez (85 tackles)and Sievek( 57 tackles) to lead the defense. Look out for DE Jhonny Cerros (48 tackles and 3 sacks). Also returning in the secondary are DB's Stonewall, Mcclain and Feste (45 tackles. Linemen Sullivan should anchor the 0-Line.

#3 Montwood return one of the top passers in the state QB Fernandez (3,3437 and 29 TD's) along with one of the top receivers in the state in WR Andrus (1,231 yards and 11 TD's) who will pair up with Cepeda (742 yards and 7 TD's). The defense will rely on it's strong secondary early on DB Andrus, DB Hernandez, and DB Revilla. Linebacker The line will be anchored by Chin and Andha. Coach Famaligi did a great job in his first year he will have some arsenal heading into the 2017 season.

#4 Coronado will have to win all the games they are suppose to, if not Eastwood can sneak up and get the last spot. They will have playmaker in Utility Player Herrera (279 yard receiving, 525 rushing, 48 yards passing), Donatelli (574 yards passing), RB Madrid (498 rushing). On defense will be led by a strong secondary in Alvarez (83 tackles and 3 interceptions) and Seabrook (53 tackles). Also helping out will be
Rey (66 tackles) and DE Mcfadin. Anchoring the O-line will be Valdez and Castro

#5 Eastwood- Darkhorse might be able to make a run if they pick up some momentum. The key will be QB Ochoa. We all saw him go down last year and that was the main factor in Eastwood missing the playoffs but him back that might lead a great turnaround.
#6 Americas- Henderson is good but not Jack Fields good will have to throw the ball in order to have an opportunity
#7 Pebble Hills- The same repeat all hype but at the end the same result. THIS IS SPARTA!!!!!!!
#8 El Paso Socorro-Bulldogs, sorry you might improve by winning two more games than last year but still won't be enough.

MVP- of the district, the city, and perhaps the State CEDARIOUS BARFIELD- El Dorado
Offense MVP- Andrew Fernandez- Montwood
Defensive MVP- Toss UP

This will be a fun year, can anyone stop Cedarious? I see Franklin being the biggest threat? But really from 1-5 all those teams are really close. I see Eastwood as the Darkhorse that can go from not making the playoffs a year ago to winning it all if they can get some mometum going, and if they can keep their qb healthy. Franklin has some major offense as does Montwood. The difference is that I think Franklin will finally play some good defense this year. If they can that can propel them to #1. Coronado has a core that is capable of making a run. That team is hungry for the playoffs as they have not been close in the Anderson era. Montwood has two playmaker that could definitely be playing division one football a year from now. Coach Famalagi definitely gets the most from his players. Coach Lopez got the swagger knocked out of him last year, will he be able to recover??? Coach Melton for the first time in a long time will not have a running back name fields. Plenty of talent their, if they can get some offense going they might surprise us.

On the Montwood side: Key talented players that will enhance the RAM Defense are: CB Perez, DE E.Robles , LB-Rover E.Ruel & LB E.Ramirez .

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Okay so now that we got all the information from all the schools.? Why don't you 6a schools try and win at least one game in the playoffs!!!! there's a lot of personal stats but not enough winning(YOU KNOW LIKE 5a SCHOOLS) 😬

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Quote: Flint
Okay so now that we got all the information from all the schools.? Why don't you 6a schools try and win at least one game in the playoffs!!!! there's a lot of personal stats but not enough winning(YOU KNOW LIKE 5a SCHOOLS) 😬


5-A is weak ! They cant put a decent fight against local 6-A teams.

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Mark my words El Paso will never be able to compete at the 6a Level. Only person that ever did on a consistent basis was the great Tony Grijalva at Franklin when his Black Swarm defense was dominating el Paso and giving those great Cedric Benson Midland Lee Football teams all they could handle. Region 1 in 6a is the toughest region in the Texas and the U.S.

Constant top 25 teams in the nation are there, not just one but many of them like the likes of;

Allen has multiple state championships and those same years top 5 rankings in the nation. Just look at their stadium and other resources. Allen is Texas football

De Soto last year was their first state championship but they have been atop of the state and national rankings year in and year out

Cedar Hill- Three time state champion

South Lake Carroll- Multiple State Championships in many sports

Euless Trinity- Has a history of its own

Other Top Teams- Denton Guyer, Mansfield, Arlington Martin, Arlington Bowie, Duncanville, Abilene, Keller, and San Angelo Central

Then you have Panhandle Teams with State Championships such as

Odessa Permian- go read a book or watch a movie about them

Midland Lee- Multiple state championships

These State Championship teams will have the likes of 6-10 sometimes even more division 1 players. You think any school in El Paso has at least 3 division 1 players this year?????? The proof is in the pudding enough said.

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Funny I don't know where you have been but as far as I'm concerned 5A schools always put up a good fight against a 6a, but a 6a here should beat the 5a and the fact of the matter is 6a cannot and I repeat cannot compete with other six A's out of town can you tell me WHY.

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Quote: Flint
Funny I don't know where you have been but as far as I'm concerned 5A schools always put up a good fight against a 6a, but a 6a here should beat the 5a and the fact of the matter is 6a cannot and I repeat cannot compete with other six A's out of town can you tell me WHY.


Canutillo can never beat Franklin That's the truth. Don't hate me I'm only a messenger of truth.

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Flint that is right, that year that Canutillo went to the final four. Guess what???? They lost to Franklin at Canutillo, it should have been a beat down but a couple of touchdowns got called back.

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Also in 2015 Canutillo missed the playoffs and wentb5-5. But enough about Canutillo. Lets keep this thread going on 1-6a predictions. Fans with teams insight share it. For example a new transfer just came in, or a stud player moved, or any other good news.

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I go for CanLOLs.What's your school (don't tell me your going to hide behind your name,I always ask and only Kingsrealm has had the guts to tell me what team he goes for SO TELL ME YOUR TEAM and don't tell me ALEDO. LOL

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I'm waiting.Your team please.

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So I have a list on all the CHOKERS FRANKLIN,Coronado,Montwood,El Dorado,Americas ,for the most part these are the one and done teams .These are the teams that DISAPPOINT every year.They get all excited cause they beat a 5a team by a point. You guys should beat us by five touchdowns every time you guys play us that's why when you guys go to the playoffs you guys are weak because you can't compete with schools your size and that's a FACT .I Knew you weren't going to tell me your team.lol

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Quote: Troop
My Top 10
#1 Eastwood
#2 Eastwood
#3 Eastwood
#4 Eastwood
#5 Eastwood
#6 Eastwood
#7 Eastwood
#8 Eastwood
#9 Eastwood
#10 all the other teams in the city


Seriously?! *Insert eye roll emoji

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Allen 6A 8,000 studens.

Katy 6A 7,400 students.

Desoto 6A 5,900 students.

Franklin 6A 3,400 students.

Montwood same as Franklin

Anericas same as Montwood. etc.....

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Quote: epwatch
Allen 6A 8,000 studens.

Katy 6A 7,400 students.

Desoto 6A 5,900 students.

Franklin 6A 3,400 students.

Montwood same as Franklin

Anericas same as Montwood. etc.....




Numbers don't lie and do we know the numbers breakdown of male and females in the schools because afterall it is mostly males on football teams.

Let us not forget about genes. Height plays a big factor in the sport of football.

Offensive lineman and Defensive lineman standing at heights of an average of 6'1" to 6'4" from end to end is a big advantage.

In the sport of baseball and soccer height is almost a none factor.

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5a schools give 6a teams a heck of a game for the most part and you know Canutes does and we have half the student's you have, so NO EXCUSES. This is what I think that's a HUGH problem in 6a ,they have the( I) syndrome alot of individuals playing for stats in comparison to 5a its about the TEAM ,of course my opinion.

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Please guys, stick to 1-6A predictions.

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Do not sleep on or underestimate Pebble Hills. They have a very talented skill position group led by Caleb Gerber. The QB is a short QB and that is a detriment to him seeing downfield. It does not take away from his leadership. The defense has a really good MLB but lacks size up front. They'll have to play a very fast brand of defensive football by swarming to the ball.
1.Eastwood-Terrific QB and they have a chip on their shoulder
2.El Dorado- Best offensive weapon in El Paso and he's their QB. Will defense stop being a sieve
3. Montwood- QB needs to look for sophomore Chris Ramos. O-line will be stout
4.Pebble Hills- My playoff Sleeper
5 Franklin- I am not sure what they have
6.Americas- could easily jump if they get good QB play and their new RB1 steps it up. He is a fast kid
7.Coronado- No knowledge on them
8. Socorro- Still maturing.

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Quote: Flint
So I have a list on all the CHOKERS FRANKLIN,Coronado,Montwood,El Dorado,Americas ,for the most part these are the one and done teams .These are the teams that DISAPPOINT every year.They get all excited cause they beat a 5a team by a point. You guys should beat us by five touchdowns every time you guys play us that's why when you guys go to the playoffs you guys are weak because you can't compete with schools your size and that's a FACT .I Knew you weren't going to tell me your team.lol


Flint , move school zones and step it up. Seems that you crave 6A status and glamour!

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Quote: Troop
My Top 10
#1 Eastwood
#2 Eastwood
#3 Eastwood
#4 Eastwood
#5 Eastwood
#6 Eastwood
#7 Eastwood
#8 Eastwood
#9 Eastwood
#10 all the other teams in the city


News flash Seth will not be playing football he will focus on baseball, hope you still rank Eastwood number #1

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Quote: EP to Brownsville
Quote: Troop
My Top 10
#1 Eastwood
#2 Eastwood
#3 Eastwood
#4 Eastwood
#5 Eastwood
#6 Eastwood
#7 Eastwood
#8 Eastwood
#9 Eastwood
#10 all the other teams in the city


News flash Seth will not be playing football he will focus on baseball, hope you still rank Eastwood number #1
Sophomore QB taking snaps from a Sophomore Center....This is a recipe for disaster. Eastwood just dropped out of the Playoff picture in my opinion....

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First off No one is quiting on this Team There's a Junior Qb who will be the Starter and We have some of the Best Recievers in the City not to mention Two Great Running backs and a Defence who flies to the ball so before you Start saying Eastwood is done get your Facts right cause Eastwood will make the playoffs

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Quote: Wood
First off No one is quiting on this Team There's a Junior Qb who will be the Starter and We have some of the Best Recievers in the City not to mention Two Great Running backs and a Defence who flies to the ball so before you Start saying Eastwood is done get your Facts right cause Eastwood will make the playoffs
I honestly hope your right. I believe Coach Lopez will do the most with what he's working with now. I just call it like I see it. Junior or Sophomore he was slated to be the backup for a reason. Eastwood went from having possibly one of the best QBs in 6A (and I still had them rated as the 3rd best 6A team)They now have a middle of the pack QB at best and in my opinion that drops them out of the top 4. I hope I'm wrong... Them not making it wont be from lack of coaching or fan support that's for sure!

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Quote: TrooperX
Quote: Wood
First off No one is quiting on this Team There's a Junior Qb who will be the Starter and We have some of the Best Recievers in the City not to mention Two Great Running backs and a Defence who flies to the ball so before you Start saying Eastwood is done get your Facts right cause Eastwood will make the playoffs
I honestly hope your right. I believe Coach Lopez will do the most with what he's working with now. I just call it like I see it. Junior or Sophomore he was slated to be the backup for a reason. Eastwood went from having possibly one of the best QBs in 6A (and I still had them rated as the 3rd best 6A team)They now have a middle of the pack QB at best and in my opinion that drops them out of the top 4. I hope I'm wrong... Them not making it wont be from lack of coaching or fan support that's for sure!


The Eastwood program might be in trouble. I said Might, I am concerned that we will take a step back this year and then going forward with Coach price down the road some of our talent may go over to Hanks. I mean what QB would not want the opportunity to work with him. Add to the the middle school issue and you can see why I am concerned. I hope we keep it together...

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Quote: Super Trooper
Quote: TrooperX
Quote: Wood
First off No one is quiting on this Team There's a Junior Qb who will be the Starter and We have some of the Best Recievers in the City not to mention Two Great Running backs and a Defence who flies to the ball so before you Start saying Eastwood is done get your Facts right cause Eastwood will make the playoffs
I honestly hope your right. I believe Coach Lopez will do the most with what he's working with now. I just call it like I see it. Junior or Sophomore he was slated to be the backup for a reason. Eastwood went from having possibly one of the best QBs in 6A (and I still had them rated as the 3rd best 6A team)They now have a middle of the pack QB at best and in my opinion that drops them out of the top 4. I hope I'm wrong... Them not making it wont be from lack of coaching or fan support that's for sure!


The Eastwood program might be in trouble. I said Might, I am concerned that we will take a step back this year and then going forward with Coach price down the road some of our talent may go over to Hanks. I mean what QB would not want the opportunity to work with him. Add to the the middle school issue and you can see why I am concerned. I hope we keep it together...


The Eastwood program will be fine. Losing Seth is obviously a setback but if you're program cannot overcome the loss of one player then you probably were not that great to begin with. This team has all of their skill players returning from a year ago, the offensive line is solid, their running backs are very good, their receiving corps is probably the best in the city and the defense has a ton of speed. Everyone is dismissing them now that Seth has decided not to play which should give this group some extra motivation. As far as the future goes construction at the high school has not increased the number of kids transferring to other schools, in fact they have the largest group of freshmen to come out for football in a very long time 70+ kids. Even with Price Hanks has a long way to go before kids consider going there instead of Eastwood. The major problem they have is that kids would rather go to Eastwood Middle than Desert View or Indian Ridge. 70+ kids try out for the 7th grade football team at EMS every year and that is not changing anytime soon. The problem in the past is that many of those kids would go to Montwood or Eldorado after 8th grade, Barrios was able to stop that when he got the job at Eastwood. Now that Lopez is the head guy he has continued that and taken it to the next level. This program should be a contender for the foreseeable future.

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I disagree completely.Seith is a D 1 athlete a great leader he can't be replaced.The Qb is the most important player on offense. Receiving corps will have timing issues along with a the new Qb learning curve to the speed of Varsity.On that note there line and running game a really good however defence secondary are small don't like to hit and will get scored on can they keep up I don't think so.

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1 Montwood best offence 2Eldo best player in the city 3 Coronado starting young players last 2 years will pay off.4Americas speed 5Eastwood best coaching Franklin had alot of Qb trouble in the spring offensive has one Wr and a great Rb and we know has no D I'm confused as to why the high ranking in some people polls Coach Walkers last year!!

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Quote: Truth
I disagree completely.Seith is a D 1 athlete a great leader he can't be replaced.The Qb is the most important player on offense. Receiving corps will have timing issues along with a the new Qb learning curve to the speed of Varsity.On that note there line and running game a really good however defence secondary are small don't like to hit and will get scored on can they keep up I don't think so. [/quote

We will see.



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