FBISD Football Preview: Fort Bend ISD Football Teams Look To Have Promising 2022 Seasons
The Hurricanes went 11-3 last year finishing as 5A D1 Regional Finalist. Hightower makes the jump up to 6A this year and returns 7 starters on Offense and 5 players on Defense.
Key Returners: Junior RB Jeremy Payne (1,099 yards, 9 TDs), Senior CB Santana Wilson (27 total tackles, 2 fumbles caused, INT), Senior DE Treylon Beloney (18 tackles for loss, 7 sacks, 2 fumble recoveries), Junior DE Robert Staten Jr. (14 tackles for loss, 5 sacks, 4 fumbles caused), Junior DT Dailon Ellis, Junior WR Zion Kearney.
Clements finished the season 7-4 last year and were 6A DII bi-district finalist. The Rangers return 7 starters on Offense and 4 starters on Defense.
Key Returners: Junior QB Gunner Chenier (1,164 yards, 8 TDs), Senior ILB Ferris Refai (95 tackles, 2 sacks), Senior WR Gabriel Moacyr, Senior DL Alex Aguirre, Senior ATH Michael Kasemervisz, Senior WR Joey Mongogna, Junior OL CarsonTalley, Junior OL Zack Yuan, Senior OL Lex Demeris, Senior OL Brian Navarro.
The Tigers had a record of 6-5 last year and finished as Bi-District Finalist. Travis returns 4 starters on Offense and 4 on Defense this year.
Key Returners: Senior WR Robert Sims (589 yards, 9 TDs), Senior LB Anthony Oliver (35 tackles, 2 fumbles caused, sack in 6 games), Junior LB Tomison Olorunfemi (51 tackles, 2 sacks, 2 fumbles caused), Junior WR Brent Johnson, Senior QB Dru Sissom, Junior OL Dawson Elliott, Sophomore RB Carmelo Ratliff.
Fort Bend Bush finished the season with a 5-6 record last year, making it as Bi-District Finalists in the playoffs. The Broncos return 7 starters on Offense and 6 on Defense.
Key Returners: Senior DB/WR Paul Omodia (26 tackles, INT), Senior DB/LB Bryce McDonald (43 tackles, 5 tackles for loss), Senior LB Preston Davis (24 tackles, 6 tackles for loss, 2 fumble recoveries in 4 games), Senior LB/DE Kosy Okoroafor (39 tackles, 9 tackles for loss, 3 sacks), Senior LB/DE Isaac Buoye (36 tackles, 3 tackles for loss, 4 fumbles caused), Senior RB/LB Allen Aldridge III, Senior TE Broc Boutte, Senior OL/DT Ikenna Nwakor, Senior WR Jamon Cooley.
Dulles finished last season with a 4-6 record. The Vikings return 5 starters on Offense and 7 on Defense.
Key Returners: Senior LB Trayveon Richard (44 tackles, 2 forced fumbles, INT), Junior DB/WR Carter Truscott (42 tackles, 10 passes defensed, 3 INTs), Senior DB Maxwell Cotton (40 tackles, INT), Senior LB Justin Ofoma, Senior RB Cole Hodges, Junior TE/DE Victor Aderungboye, Senior OL Chaseton Bobino, Senior OL/DL Tyler Clayton, Junior Jonah Talamantez, Senior DE/TE Anthony Garza.
The Knights finished the season at 2-8. Elkins returns 8 starters on Offense and 6 starters on Defense.
Key Returners: Senior QB Isaiah Smith (803 yards, 3 TDs passing; 89 yards, 8 TDs rushing), Senior WR Jakson Hart (361 yards, 3 TDs), Senior RB/LB Avion Stewart, Senior WR/DB Assad Abbas.
Willowridge finished the season at 4-5. This year the Eagles start a New Era under new Head Coach Kendron Penson Sr., and return 4 starters on Offense and 5 on Defense.
Key Returners: Junior QB Kendron Penson Jr. (2,111 yards, 20 TDs passing; 5 TDs rushing), Senior RB/LB Tulio Nunez (led team in tackles), Junior WR/DB Marxquise Hayes (315 yards, 5 TDs), Junior WR/DB Travis Willis, Senior RT Issac Orellana.
The Cougars finished the season with a 2-8 record last year. Kempner returns 8 starters on Offense and 7 on Defense.
Key Returners: Junior QB Javon Goss (672 yards, 8 TDs), Senior LB Chibuikem Ome (55 tackles), Senior DB Edrion Gray (4 INTs), Senior RB Abayomi Wiggins, Sophomore RB Luke Maxson, Senior LB Cody Pham.
Fort Bend Austin finished the season 0-10 last season. The Bulldogs return 7 starters on Offense and 8 on Defense.
Key Returners: Senior QB Jamal Franklin (373 yards, 4 TDs receiving; 229 yards, 4 TDs rushing), Senior WR Daniel Oloso (391 yards, 5 TDs), Junior DB Hugh Rolls (52 tackles), Senior OL Aries Stevens, Senior OLB Martell Jones, Senior WR/DB Jayson Tanifum, Senior DL Lotanna Ume-ezeoke, Sophomore WR Mason Cress, Senior RB Thusuan Gibbs, Senior DB Royell Salmon, Junior OL Da’leyon Benard, Junior OL Cooper Rodden.