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Winnfield Senior High School
P.O Box 968
City: Winnfield, LA 71483
Mascot: Tigers | School Colors: Red and White | District: 2-2A
Football coach and team information
Head coach and years at school:
Andy Pyles 7th season
Head Coach School Record:
Coach's Overall Record:
Stokes-Walker Stadium
Last Years Record:
In 2012: 10-2 (5-0)
Previous Championships:
1919, 1982
Base Offense:
Pro I and Spread
Base Defense:
Multiple 4-2-5
More football team information

Assistant Coaches:
Justin Durbin (offensive coordinator), Jerry Bamburg (defensive coordinator), Chase Bartlett (running back), Thomas Hamms (offensive line), Eric Hardaway (wide receiver), Lyn Bankston (defensive backs), Scott Green (linebackers), Bryon King (defensive lin

Last Years Playoff Results:
lost to Many 21-14 in the 2nd round

Pre Season Scrimmage:
vs Pineville on Aug 22 at 6 pm, Jamboree- vs Loyola at Northwestern State on Aug 30

Returning Starters:
OL Shelby Jones (SR), TE Deontra Jackson (SR), QB Justin Johnson, DT Leroy Hardwell (All District/All State), DT Brandon Hargrove, LB Chris Ellis, CB Chris Bush, CB LaRoderick Evans, Special Teams- RS Brandon Holley, LS Josh Walker, SS Phillip Knowles,

Key Player Losses:
K John Shelton (All Distirct/All State-Northwestern), DE Michael Patterson (All District/All State), FS Jarvis Jackson (LSU, All District/All State), LB Trey Williams (All-District/All State, Arkansas Baptist), RB DeAnthony Jackson (All-District- Ellworth

Top Returning Player Stats:
DT Leroy Hardwell- 96 tackles, 6 sacks, 9 tackles for loss, six forced fumbles, 3 fumble recoveries, DT Brandon Hargrove- 81 tackles, 7 sacks, 8 tackles for loss, 2 forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries, Chris Ellis- 78 tackles, 3 sacks, 9 tackles for a loss, 3 forced fumbles, 5 PBU, 2 interceptions, 3 Def TDs

Last Years Leaders:
Rushing: DeAnathony Jackson- 109 attempts/817 yards/7.4 average/7 touchdowns, Kendall Reed- 61 attempts, 745 yards, 12.2 average, 9 touchdowns, Passing: Tolbert Triplett- 37 of 80 for 543 yards/ 4 touchdowns/ 2 interceptions, Receiving: Kendall Reed- 11 r

Top Returning Players:
QB Justin Johnson 6'1 185 SR, WR Deontra Jackson 6'2 210 SR, WR/H Brandon Holley 5'10 170 SR, OG Shelby Jones 5'10 215 SR, OL Sam Wise 6'3 260 JR, DT Leroy Hardwell 6'2 285 SR, DT Brandon Hargrove 6'1 260 SR, LB Chris Ellis 5'11 210 SR, LB DeAnthony Moore

Team Synopsis:
The 2012 team in the regular season scored 466 points, averaged 46/6 points per game and had approimately 4000 yards total offense. Kicker John Shelton finished his career as the all-time leading kicker at Winnfield. Defensively, we allowed 1033 total yards, allowed 391 poings, and scored 10 defensive touchdowns. We had a total of 7 players that are going to the next level to play, 4 on defense, 2 on offense and, our kicker, John Shelton. Winnfield's 2013 team will be the most inexperienced team we have fielded in a few years. For the first time in many years, we are going to have to play some players both ways. Offensively, we have only two starters returning. While inexperienced on offense, we havesome capable people who will need to step up to make us productive. If we mature, our passing game should be better than it has been in a few years while some of our young players and a few defensive players will have to step up in the running game. Defensively, we have players who are solid with experience, returning 5 starters. We have to have some players step up for us at both defensive end and outside linebacker. Another challenge for us is that we will be going into a district in which the only opponent we have played recently is Jonesboro-Hodge. Also, our non-district schedule will be challenging. Our coaching staff does a tremendous job and has remained stable; something I feel is of great importance. The 2013 edition of the Winnfield Senior High School Tiger football team looks to carry on the tradition of excellence. We have a change to be competitve football team if both our young and inexperienced players rise to the challenge and fill roles at vacated positions.

QB Justin Johnson 6'1 185 SR, TB Chris Ellis 5'11 210 SR, TB Brandon Hargrove 6'1 260 SR, TB J'Anthony Foster 6'1 190 SO, HB Brandon Holley 5'10 170 SR, TE Brenton Mills 6'0 270 JR, X LaRoderick Evans 6'1, Byron Patterson 6'1 175 SO, Jake Roberts 5'8 165, Z Deontra Jackson 6'2 210 SR, Henry Starks 6'2 180 SR, C Sam Martin 6'1 300 SR or Josh Walker 6'0 215 SR, OG Shelby Jones 5'10 215 SR, OG Sam Wise 6'3 260, OT Larancion Magee 6'2 265 SR or Ben Smiley 6'0 260 SO, OT Christian Bonnette 6'0 230 SO

DE Zetterius Mosley 6'1 200 SR or Brenton Mills 6'0 270 JR, DE Josh Cox 6'0 210 JR or Parker Brewton 6'2 215 SO, DT Brandon Hargrove 6'1 260 SR, Ladavian Williams 5'11 200 SR, MLB DeAnthony Moore 5'10 220 SR, WLB Chris Ellis 5'11 210 SR, SLB Kadarius Holmes 6'3 200 JR or Dee Nash 6'1 185 JR, CB LaRoderick Evans 6'1 185 SR, CB Chris Bush 5'9 165 SR, SS Henry Starks 6'2 180 SR, FS Justin Johnson 6'1 185 SR or Brandon Holley 5'10 170 SR

Top College Prospects:
DT/TE Leroy Hardwell 6'2 285 SR, DT/RB Brandon Hargrove 6'1 260 SR, LB/RB Chris Ellis 5'11 210 SR, CB/WR LaRoderick Evans 6'1 185 SR, SS/WR Henry Starks 6'2 180 SR, QB/DB Justin Johnson 6'1 185 SR

Kick Punt And Return:
K Aaron Moreno 5'9 165 SO or Ben Laughlin 5'9 150 JR, P Aaron Moreno 5'9 165 SO or Jakes Roberts 5'8 165 SR, KOR Brandon Holley 5'10 170 SR or LaRoderick Evans 6'1 185 SR, or J'Anthony Foster 6'1 190 SO, PR Brandon Holley or LaRoderick Evans, Holder- Just

Winnfield (2-2A) Football Schedule
Game Date
Fr-Sep 06, 13 
L (0-1-0) 
13 - 14
Fr-Sep 13, 13 
W (1-1-0) 
18 - 0
St. Mary 
Fr-Sep 20, 13 
W (2-1-0) 
20 - 8
Fr-Sep 27, 13 
W (3-1-0) 
27 - 0
Fr-Oct 04, 13 
L (3-2-0) 
21 - 35
Lake Providence 
Fr-Oct 11, 13 
W (4-2-0) 
52 - 12
Fr-Oct 18, 13 
W (5-2-0) 
28 - 7
Fr-Oct 25, 13 
W (6-2-0) 
46 - 13
Oak Grove 
Fr-Nov 01, 13 
W (7-2-0) 
22 - 8
Fr-Nov 08, 13 
W (8-2-0) 
31 - 0
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