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Week 5 Area Prep Football Preview:
Shiner Comanches at Goliad Tigers

Friday, September 28, 2018
compiled by Mike Forman, Advocate Sports

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Shiner Comanches at Goliad Tigers

Last year: did not play.


Shiner (4-0) and Goliad (4-0) play after last year’s game was canceled because of Hurricane Harvey.

Shiner has won the previous four games over Goliad.

Shiner is ranked No. 2 in the Class 2A state poll, and Goliad is ranked No. 2 in the Class 3A state poll.

Shiner has outscored its four opponents by a combined margin of 146-37. Goliad owns a 162-28 advantage over its opponents.

Shiner’s Donyai Taylor, Doug Brooks and Devin Lehnert have combined to rush for 828 yards and 12 touchdowns.

Goliad’s Rocky Morris has passed for an area-leading 967 yards and 10 touchdowns, and Jackson Taylor has an area-leading 27 receptions for 341 yards and two touchdowns. Rocky Morris is suspended for the first half of the game for being ejected from last week’s win over Rockport-Fulton. Cameron Morris will start at quarterback for Goliad.

Goliad is also expected to be without running back/defensive end Logan Bland and wide receiver/defensive back Dontavion Clay, who are injured.

Mike Forman is the sports editor of the Victoria Advocate. Contact him at 361-580-6588 or

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