2019 Football Preview: Warren Michigan Collegiate

2018 Record: 8-2

By: C & G Sports Staff | C&G Newspapers | Published August 2, 2019

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at Grosse Pointe North (1-8) — 7 p.m. Aug. 29
Collegiate knocked off Grosse Pointe North 26-14 last season. The Norsemen scored a program-low 93 points last year.

vs. Flint Beecher (8-4) — 7 p.m. Sept. 6
Collegiate and Beecher have faced off one other time — a 47-7 Collegiate win in a 2011 Division 6 pre-district playoff game. Beecher has advanced to the state playoffs 10 times in the last 12 seasons. The Cougars haven’t missed a postseason since 2008.

vs. Beverly Hills Detroit Country Day (7-3) — 7 p.m. Sept. 14
It’s the first meeting between these programs. The Yellowjackets allowed just 13.7 points per game in 2018. The Cougars put up 37.2 points per contest.

vs. Mount Clemens High (1-8) — 7 p.m. Sept. 21
Mount Clemens’ first game as a member of the Charter School Conference comes against arguably the best program in the league. Collegiate has advanced to the playoffs 10 years in a row. Five of the Cougars’ wins in 2018 came by at least 30 points. The Bathers’ last winning season came in 1997.

vs. Detroit Old Redford Academy (1-8) — 7 p.m. Sept. 27
Collegiate blanked Old Redford 34-0 last season. Collegiate is unbeaten in nine meetings with Old Redford. The Cougars have won the last three matchups by a combined 108 points.

at Romulus Summit Academy North (5-4) — 7 p.m. Oct. 4
Collegiate is 10-0 against Summit Academy and the games haven’t been close. The Cougars’ average margin of victory over the Dragons is 35.6 points per game.

vs. Southfield Bradford (0-9) — 7 p.m. Oct. 11
Collegiate shut out Bradford 36-0 last season to move to 9-0 in the series. The Bulldogs scored just 28 points all of last year.

at Harper Woods Chandler Park Academy (3-4) — 7 p.m. Oct. 18
Collegiate earned a 34-32 win over Chandler Park last year to move to 6-5 all-time in the series. The Cougars have taken three straight from the Eagles, who last season missed the playoffs for the first time since 2008.

vs. TBD — Oct. 25
Collegiate’s Week 9 opponent had not been set at press time.

Schedule provided by mhsaa.com and historical data provided by michigan-football.com.