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Yokota PanthersYokota Air Base, Japan2012 season record — 11-0, 470 points for, 105 points against; won D-I championship game 55-8 over Kubasaki.Head coach — Tim Pujol, 15th season, overall record 119-19, 13 DODDS Japan and Kanto titles, five Rising Sun Bowl championships, two D-I titles.Returning players — 4.Returning starters — 2.Key performers — Ke’Ondre Davis, Jr., DE-TE; J.J. Henderson, So., RB-DB; Marcus Henagan, So., QB; A.J. Leake, Sr., TE-DE; Nick Peterson, So. RB-QB.Strengths — Players moving up from the junior varsity with experience in a system similar to what the varsity runs.Drawbacks — Varsity inexperience across the board, lack of depth.Overview — Rebuilding, if only in the sense that historically, the Panthers program has never stayed down long under Pujol. A winning expectation remains, despite the team’s youth.Schedule Friday, Aug. 23—vs. Robert D. Edgren, 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 31—vs. Zama American at Reid Memorial Stadium, Naval Air Facility Atsugi, 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6—at Nile C. Kinnick, 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13—vs. American School In Japan, 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21—vs. Kubasaki, 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5—vs. Kadena at Ryukyu Middle School, Kadena Air Base, 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11—vs. Zama, 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19—vs. Seoul American, 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25—vs. Kinnick, 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1—at ASIJ, 7 p.m.


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