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Yokota PanthersYokota Air Base, Japan2010 season record — 7-1, .875, 272 points for, 71 points against; 6-0 DODDS Japan, 212 points for, 30 points against, DODDS Japan champion; 5-1 Kanto Plain,, 190 points for, 63 points against, Kanto Plain champion. Won DODDS Pacific Far East Division I semifinal 26-8 last Nov. 6 at Kubasaki; lost D-I championship game 50-23 on Nov. 12 against Kadena at Kubasaki.Head coach — Tim Pujol, 13th season, overall record 98-17, 11 DODDS Japan and Kanto titles, five Rising Sun Bowl championships.Base offense — Multiple, wishbone, power I, I.Base defense — 5-2, 4-3.Returning players — 12.Returning starters — 7.Key performers — Jesse Hogan, Jr., OL-DL; Stanley Speed, Jr., QB-DB; Dylan Kessler, Jr., OL-DL; Victor Madaris, Jr., OL-DL; Jerrell Fuller, Sr., OL-DL; Max Lester, Jr., OL-DL; Jake Jackson, Jr., OL-DL; Morgan Breazell, Jr., RB; Preston Brooks, Jr., RB.Strengths — Size in the line (all are 205 pounds or more) that Pujol hasn’t had in 10 years. Veterans and experience, and most are juniors who will return next season.Drawbacks — Lack of overall depth; numbers still pretty thin.Overview — Always contending, but this time, Pujol and his players feel they have enough to finally capture that elusive Division I crown.

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