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Home Local Sports Eagles-S.A. McCollum Football Game: Fri. Sept. 21, 2018

Eagles-S.A. McCollum Football Game: Fri. Sept. 21, 2018

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Eagles armed to take down the

S.A. McCollum Cowboys

By: Conrado Perez, Jr. – Eagle Pass Sports Central

“Your best and only source for local sports news in Eagle Pass”

The Eagle Pass Eagles varsity football team mentored by head football coach Tom Gonzalez will conclude their 2018 non-district portion of their schedule by hosting the San Antonio, McCollum Cowboys in a 7:30 PM non-district gridiron encounter at the Eagle Pass ISD Student Activity Center Cozel Foster-Veterans Memorial Stadium. This game is designated as Parent’s Night with the Eagles players paying tribute to their respective parent’s during pre-game festivities.

The visiting McCollum Cowboys under the tutelage of head football coach Matt Uzzell will enter this non-district gridiron finale sporting an overall season record of 0-3 and are currently riding a losing streak of 14 games in a row. The McCollum Cowboys offense will be led by their sophomore quarterback Ryan Ramirez #3 who has a quick release and a strong throwing arm and is also a very tough runner when he keeps the ball. Joining Ramirez in the backfield will be running back Diego Gomez #25 a power runner that must be contained and is used quite often in their passing scheme with wheel routes, swing passes and tailback screens. The fullback/tight end will be Randy Santos #85 who is an excellent lead blocker on blast players and is also a good receiver. The Cowboys outside receiver will be Eric Laija # 88 a tall and sure handed receiver that is their deep threat in their passing game. The other wide out will be Anthony Bononcini #81 very fast runs good routes and has good hands likes to run the out, seam and post routes. The slot receiver will be Jason Ramirez #8 very quick and smart does tend to get open favorite routes are the fly, comeback and post pattern. Offensively the Cowboys are averaging 116 yards rushing per game and 96 yards passing per game

The Cowboys’ offensive line will be comprised by center Xavier Hernandez #70 who is very good in both run and Passing plays, left tackle Jaron Gonzalez #60 very aggressive and finishes his blocks likes tout you down on quick passes, left guard will be Jovannie Cerda #67 very good lineman stays with his blocks and will finish them, right guard will be Tyler Pena #64 big and strong likes to pull on power plays uses his big frame very well to shield plays and the right tackle will be Jonathan Johnson who does stay with his blocks on running and pass plays very well.

On the defensive side of the ball the McCollum Cowboys will lineup in a basic 4-2-5 scheme with the defensive line featuring Gabriel Roque #31 as the defensive end, Omar Herrera #58 at defensive tackle, Niklas Charo #50 as the other defensive tackle and Adam Blanco #44 as the anchor end. Overall the defensive line is strong, athletic and very experienced. The two linebackers will be Joshua Ramos #33 and Dylan Gonzalez #35. The Cowboys secondary unite will be comprised by Eric Torres #9 and Jason Fernandez #20 at the corners with Ryan Fuentes #30 and Christian Ramirez #11 at safeties along with Adam Hernandez #24 as the Monster.

The home standing Eagle Pass Eagles offensive team under the guidance of offensive coordinator Javier Cardenas will enter this game with an unblemished season record of 3-0 and are averaging 143 yards rushing per game and 167 yards passing per game for a total of 310 yards of offense per game. Spearheading the potent offensive attack will be quarterback Richie Luna who this the field general for the Eagles spreading the wealth between his running backs Saul Peralez, freshman Jose Hernandez, J. Hererra as well as Isaac Caballero who each are capable to carry the load to pay dirt on any given play. Richie Luna also enjoys the luxury of choosing his target from a bevy of swift sure handed receivers the likes of Oscar Castillion, David Lopez, Rey Rey Mendoza, Isaac Gonzalez as well as his the running backs out of the backfield. On the all important front line the Eagles featuring a solid group of experienced offensive linemen that man the trenches and stay on their blocks very well on running plays and provide a solid wall on pass plays.

The Eagles stingy, fast an quite aggressive defensive unit under the direction of defensive coordinator Roger Olivas suit up one of the top defensive squads in the entire Region IV with the likes of a very formidable defensive line comprised by Moises Rocha who is quite a load both on running and pass plays with his relentless pressure and fellow teammates of the front line David Santos, Manny Rodriguez, and Jorge Gonzalez, The Eagles will also showcase their hard hitting and quick pursuing terrorizing trio of linebackers the likes of the standout and very athletic David Kypuros, Jacob Salinas and Roger Ulloa. The secondary crew that can cover the best of the opposing receivers and also provide excellent run support will include Raul Lechler, Joshua Monsivais along with Nico Moyeda at the corners and the athletic duo of Eric Heredia and Ryan Chisum as the safeties.

Eagle Pass Sports Central wishes the mighty Eagle Pass Eagles the very best of luck against the San Antonio McCollum Cowboys and would like to invite the entire Legion of Eagles faithful as well as the entire community of Eagle Pass, Texas to come out to the stadium and support the mighty Eagle Pass Eagles varsity football team. GO EAGLES! BEAT THE COWBOYS!



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