Southwest Conference

Head coach
Marty Johnson (11th year)

Sheldon's last league defeat came against Churchill in 2000. The Irish have won 51 straight conference games since then in the Midwestern and Southwest conferences.

General information
ASSISTANTS: Lane Johnson (defensive coordinator), Les Phillipo (offensive/defensive line), Dennis Jernberg (defensive backs/wide receivers), Dick Arbuckle (special teams/defensive line), Scott Wright (defensive backs).

2006 LEAGUE RECORD: 5-0 (first, Southwest).

2006 OVERALL RECORD: 11-1.

PREDICTED FINISH THIS YEAR: First.

2006 results
Sheldon 55, Willamette 0
Sheldon 17, Tigard 14
Sheldon 42, Thurston 6
Sheldon 28, Churchill 14
Sheldon 49, South Medford 6
Sheldon 52, Roseburg 30
Sheldon 25, North Medford 21
Sheldon 27, Grants Pass 25
Sheldon 27, South Eugene 21 (OT)

State playoffs
Sheldon 38, McKay 7
Sheldon 41, Barlow 18
Sheldon 7, Jesuit 65

Returning starters
OFFENSE (7): Running back Zach Todd (6-1, 185, sr.), center Andrew Roberts (6-2, 220, sr.), tackle Brandon Baker (6-0, 230, sr.), guard Will Rogers (6-8, 330, sr.), wide receiver Tyler Martell (5-10, 170, sr.), wide receiver Matt Carmen (5-10, 175, sr.), wide receiver Curtis White (6-4, 225, so.).

DEFENSE (9): Defensive end Andrew Roberts, defensive end Curtis White, tackle Parker Strom (6-4, 230, sr.), inside linebacker Brandon Baker, inside linebacker Austin Embery (6-1, 190, sr.), defensive back Tyler Martell, defensive back Matt Carmen, free safety Peter Jaeger (6-0, 170, sr.), strong safety Brennan Downing (5-9, 165, sr.).

Other notables
Quarterback/wide receiver Tommy Stewart (6-3, 210, sr.), quarterback/wide receiver Jordan Johnson (6-0, 165, so.), wide receiver/defensive back Anthony Yakovich (6-0, 170, jr.).

2007 schedule
Aug. 31 MARIST, 7 p.m.
Sept. 7 WESTVIEW, 7 p.m.
Sept. 14 TIGARD, 7 p.m.
Sept. 21 at Thurston, 7 p.m.
Sept. 28 CHURCHILL, 7 p.m.
Oct. 5 at South Medford, 7 p.m.
Oct. 12 ROSEBURG, 7 p.m.
Oct. 19 NORTH MEDFORD, 7 p.m.
Oct. 26 at Grants Pass, 7 p.m.
Nov. 2 at South Eugene, 7 p.m.