Kubasaki Dragons2013 season record — 7-2 overall, 5-2 vs. Division I opponents, won Far East Division I title game 34-31 at Kadena.Head coach — Fred Bales, 10th season. Overall record 31-23, two Division I titles (2005, 2013).Returning players — 11.Returning starters — 8.Key performers — DeCurtis Davis, Jr., QB; Josiah Allen, Sr., OL-DL; Joshua Davis, Sr., OL-DL; Joshua Davis, Sr., OL-DL; Jacob Green, So., QB-CB; Winston Maxwell, Sr., RB; Sho Green, Sr., TE-OL-DL; Christian Fernandez, Sr., OL-DL; Deaven Curtis, Sr., CB; Isaiah Johnson, Jr., WR; Preston Snyder, Jr., DB; Javohn Journigan, So., WR.Strengths — Veterans in the line, maturity, championship demeanor.Drawbacks — Replacing Jarrett Mitchell, school’s career rushing leader in Far East playoff era, other veterans who led Dragons to D-I title last year.Overview — Reloading-contending. If Maxwell can fill the giant shoes of Mitchell, if they can find suitable replacements for graduated stars such as Tyshon Butler and Kareem Key, a return to the D-I title game may be possible.

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