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2017 Video Snapshot: Colerain

The birds might be flying just a bit under the radar. So it was out to Cheviot Road for an in-depth look at the 2017 Colerain Cardinals.

Division I, Region 4
2016 RECORD: 11-1, 7-0 GMC
COACH:  Tom Bolden (107-17 at Colerain, 10 years; 107-17 overall)

HONOR ROLL
Dan Bolden, Sr, LB – A Division I Second Team All-Southwest District selection as a junior and two-time First Team All-GMC performer. He has 245 career total tackles and eight-and-a half sacks. Bolden offers include Army, Ball State, Bowling Green, Cincinnati, Florida Atlantic, Iowa State, Purdue, Toledo and Washington State.

Ivan Pace Jr., Jr, DE/LB – Named First Team All-GMC as a sophomore.

Gunnar Leyendecker, Sr, QB – A two-time Second Team All-GMC honoree. Has found the end one 15 times and thrown for eight more touchdowns at the varsity level.

Gunnar Leyendecker of Colerain (photo by Michael Noyes / TriStateFootball.com)

Ja’von Hicks, Sr, WR/DB – A Second Team All-GMC selection as a junior. Seven of his career 28 receptions have gone for touchdowns. Hicks has verbally committed to Cincinnati.

Deante Smith-Moore, Jr, FB/QB – A Second Team All-GMC pick as a sophomore.

JJ Davis, Jr, RB – A Second Team All-GMC honoree as a sophomore.

Syncere Jones, RB – A Second Team All-GMC performer as a sophomore.

Rusty Feth, Jr, OL – A Second Team All-GMC pick as a sophomore.

PLAYOFF HISTORY
(19 appearances, 35-18) – 2016 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2008, 2007, 2006 (Regional Champions), 2005, 2004 (State Champions), 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000 (Regional Champions), 1998, 1995, 1994 (Regional Champions)

2017 SCHEDULE
Fri – 08/25/17 – at La Salle – 7:00 PM
Fri – 09/01/17 – St. Xavier – 7:00 PM
Fri – 09/08/17 – at Middletown – 7:00 PM
Fri – 09/15/17 – SYCAMORE – 7:00 PM
Fri – 09/22/17 – at Hamilton – 7:00 PM
Fri – 09/29/17 – MASON – 7:00 PM (Homecoming)
Fri – 10/06/17 – LAKOTA EAST – 7:00 PM
Fri – 10/13/17 – at Fairfield – 7:00 PM (Senior Night)
Fri – 10/20/17 – LAKOTA WEST – 7:00 PM
Fri – 10/27/17 – at Oak Hills – 7:00 PM

HOME SWEET HOME
Since 2004, Colerain has gone a combined 68-2 at home.

PLAYOFF PRESTIGE
Colerain has never lost a first round playoff game.

KINGS OF THE GMC
Colerain won its 17th consecutive Greater Miami Conference title in 2016. The Cardinals have won 52 consecutive league contests. The last time they lost a conference affair was on October 3rd, 2008 at Middletown, 42-39.

VIDEO INTERVIEWS
Ja’von Hicks
Dan Bolden
Gunnar Leyendecker

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