Thursday, August 23, 2012

Rockets kick off 2012 season with bowl matchup

This Weekend at Rocket Stadium

FRIDAY NIGHT
Caldwell County45, Union County 15

SATURDAY NIGHT
Crittenden County vs. Hopkins County Central, 7 p.m.

GAME NOTES

Hopkins County Central
2011: 1-9 (Only victory over Muhlenberg County, 20-14)
2010: 3-8 (Defense gave up 20+ points in 9 of the 11 games)

Opponent History
Three meetings have occurred between CC and Hopkins County Central.  
2011: Rockets won 38-6 at home
2010: Rockets won 20-15 at Hopkins County Central
2009: Rockets won 35-6 at Princeton in the Caldwell County Medical Bowl

Rockets' Season Openers
23-32 All-Time
14-7 Under Coach Starnes (Won the last 4 openers)

Rockets' 2011 Season Recap
RECORD:
3 Wins
8 Losses

  • The CC defense gave up 277 points in the regular season which was the most since 2007 when that team allowed 321 points.
  • Since 1995, the only two teams to allow 40+ points in a game at least four times in a season were the 2000 and 2011 CC defenses.
  • Last season was the first time that a Rocket team did not win at least two road games over the course of a season.
  • The highest point total in a game last season was 38 which was the lowest season 
  • high for points since 1995 when team's high point game was 27.
  • 2011 was the first time since 2002 that at least 50 points was not scored by either team in a Rocket game over the course of the season.


Top Statistical Underclassmen on 2011 Team:
PASSING
Travis Gilbert - 39/88 for 374 Yards 1 TD, 8 Ints.

RUSHING
Grant Gardner - 100 Attempts - 599 Yards - 5 TDs
Zach Tinsley - 36 Attempts - 152 Yards - 2 TDs
Brenden Phillips - 50 Attempts - 99 Yards - 0 TDs
Travis Gilbert - 12 Attempts - 29 Yards - 0 TD

RECEIVING
Bobby Knox - 13 Receptions - 168 Yards - 0 TD
Grant Gardner - 21 Receptions - 143 Yards - 0 TD

DEFENSE
Bobby Knox - 78 Tackles
Devin Clark - 70 Tackles
Stephon Cozart - 66 Tackles
Brenden Phillips - 66 Tackles
Eli Bebout - 56 Tackles
Grant Gardner - 53 Tackles

Extra Points in a Career
90 - George Congenie (2002-2005)
73 - J.R. Adams (2008-2009)
45 - Micah Hollamon (2010-Present)
38 - Aaron Summers (1985-1988)
38 - Brad Madden (1996-1999)
28 - Chad Perryman (1990-1993)
25 - Buddy McDaniel (1982-1985)
21 - Jordan Martin (2007)
18 - Andy Mason (1983-1986)
18 - Jaivon Doom  (1993-1996)

Tackles for Loss in a Career
43 - Aaron  Berry (2006-2009)
35 - Dylan Clark (2006-2009)
27 - Zac Beverly (1999-2002)
24 - Gaige Courtney (2005-2008)
22 - Brian Penn (1995-1998)
21 - Matt Jent (1996-1999)
19 - Jordan Roberts (2000-2003)
18 - Lucas Mick (1998-2001)
18 - Dustin Lanham (2002-2005)
17 - Bobby Knox (2009- Present)

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