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Varsity Football

Record: 6-5
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OVERVIEW

When DeMatha fielded its first ever football team in October 1949, very few people could have predicted the success the program would later enjoy.But those first teams were a competitive bunch led by Coach Jim Curran, a Notre Dame alum.However, it wasn’t until Morgan Wootten became football coach in 1956 that DeMatha started setting the bar high for future success.

Under Wootten and then later, Bill McGregor, DeMatha won 20 conference championships, and the program is now regarded as one of the best in the nation.Elijah Brooks ’02 is currently the Head Coach, and played for both Wootten and McGregor.Coach Brooks clearly understands DeMatha’s storied tradition and the past few championship teams under his leadership is proof that he is firmly established.

What exactly makes up that tradition?Virtually every season, at least 10 or more seniors on the varsity football team have received scholarships to college.Each fall, the school is recognized as having among the highest number of alumni play in the National Football League, and generally, year in and year out, DeMatha is in the hunt for a conference championship.Since the playoff format was established in 1991, DeMatha has made the playoffs each season and has missed out on the championship game just twice during that time.It is a wonderful legacy of success that Coach Brooks and his staff will continue for years to come.

SCHEDULE

Opponent Date Time Location Advantage Result Score
vs.
Bishop Gorman High School
Fertitta Field, Las Vegas, NV Loss 23-35
vs.
Avalon School
PG Sports & Learning Home Win 28-0
vs.
Franklin High School
PG Sports & Learning Home Win 36-0
vs.
McDonogh School
PG Sports & Learning Home Win 17-14
vs.
Friendship Collegiate Academy
PG Sports & Learning Home Win 42-18
vs.
Gonzaga College High School
PG Sports & Learning Home Loss 20-26
vs.
Our Lady Of Good Counsel High School
PG Sports & Learning Home Loss 14-20
vs.
St. John's College High School
St. John's College High School Away Loss 22-38
vs.
Bishop McNamara High School
Bishop McNamara High School Away Win 49-6
vs.
Archbishop Carroll High School
Archbishop Carroll High School Away Win 50-0
vs.
St. John's College High School
St. John's College High School Away Loss 14-17

COACH

Head Coach