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Destrehan High School
1 Wildcat Ln
City: Destrehan, LA 70047
Mascot: Wildcats | School Colors: Garnet and Gray | District: 7-5A
Football coach and team information
Head coach and years at school:
Stephen Robichaux 21, 12 as head coach
Head Coach School Record:
Coach's Overall Record:
Destrehan Wildcat Stadium
Last Years Record:
In 2012: 4-5 (2-3)
Previous Championships:
(1941 - 6 x 6), 1949, 1973, 2007, 2008
Base Offense:
Base Defense:
More football team information

Assistant Coaches:
Greg Boyne, Lance Ladet, Clarence Dupepe, Wayne Sentilles, Daniel Luquet, Jason Smothers, Ryan Fournier, Tim Taffi, Wayne Cordova, John Emery, Josh Bordelon, Clay Harding, Chris Mire, Trey Granier

Pre Season Scrimmage:

Returning Starters:
5 offense: Donovan Isom (SR), Mike Smith (SR), Alfred Smith (JR), Justin Sabillion (SR), Will Mathews (JR) Defense (8): Ed Leonard (JR), Payton Steib (JR), Malcom Darensbourg (SR), Raejuan Marbley (SR), Raekwan Morgan (JR), Korian Reynaud (JR), Brandon Sc

Key Player Losses:
Rickey Jefferson, Noland Sharpe, Joe Sharp

Top Returning Player Stats:

Last Years Leaders:

Top Returning Players:
QB Donovan Isom (SR), WR Mike Smith (SR), WR Alfred Smith (JR), RB Will Mathews (JR), LB RaeJuan Marbley (SR), LB Malcom Darensbourg (SR), NG Ed Leonhard (JR), C Denzel Arceneaux (SR)

Team Synopsis:

WR Alfred Smith 5'10 180 (JR), Mike Smith 5'9 170 (SR), John Williams 5'9 165 (SO), Tremaine Armstrong 6'0 165 (SO), QB Donovan Isom 6'4 235 (SR), OT Ryant Price 6'1 250 (JR), OT Gerald Wilbon 6'3 225 (SO), OT Peyton Schexnaydre 5'11 225 (JR) OG Kyle Weems 6'1 255 (JR), OG Justin Sabillion 5'10 220 (SR), OG Ian Rogers 5'10 165 (SR) C Louis Keifier 5'10 200 (SO), Will Mathews 5'8 200 (JR)

DL Ed Leonard 6'1 265 (JR), Matt Gunter 6'0 230 (SR), Glen Logan 6'4 270 (SO), OLB Payton Steib 6'0 185 (JR), OLB Talvin Michael 6'0 200 (SR), OLB Allen Pittman 5'10 175 (JR), ILB Malcom Darensbourg 5'9 200 (SR), Raejean Marbley 5'11 225 (SR), S Raekwon Morgan 5'8 160 (JR), S Brandon Scott 6'0 185 (JR), C Denzel Arceneaux 6'1 185 (SR), Korian Reynaud 6'1 180 (JR)

Kick Punt And Return:
K/P Cameron Walsh, Kyle Legrange. Return specialist: Alfred Smith, Mike Smith, John Williams

Destrehan (7-5A) Football Schedule
Game Date
West Jefferson 
Fr-Sep 06, 13 
W (1-0-0) 
54 - 22
Cox, Helen 
Fr-Sep 13, 13 
W (2-0-0) 
55 - 12
Fr-Sep 20, 13 
W (3-0-0) 
45 - 14
Fr-Sep 27, 13 
W (4-0-0) 
42 - 17
Fr-Oct 04, 13 
W (5-0-0) 
49 - 0
Fr-Oct 11, 13 
W (6-0-0) 
48 - 14
Central Lafourche 
Fr-Oct 18, 13 
W (7-0-0) 
37 - 3
South Lafourche 
Fr-Oct 25, 13 
L (7-1-0) 
0 - 2
Bourgeois, H.L. 
Fr-Nov 01, 13 
W (8-1-0) 
63 - 8
East St. John 
Fr-Nov 08, 13 
W (9-1-0) 
38 - 14
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