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First Baptist Academy has a premier Dallas football program with experienced and proven coaches, as well as a record that speaks for itself.  The FBA football team has won numerous championships in recent years and has seen over a third of their players go on to college programs in the last decade.

  1. ATHLETIC CALENDAR
  2. ATHLETIC FORMS

QUARTERBACKS AT FBA

Since 2009:

FBA QBs have thrown fro 25,972 YDs & 310 TDs
FBA QBs have been recognized as all-state 5 times

Since 2011:

Every FBA starting QB has gone on to play college football

RECEIVERS AT FBA

Since 2009:

9 receivers have gone on to play college football

Trae Hart:

In 2012, all-state WR Trae Hart led the nation in receiving with over 2,000 YDs
In 2013, his senior year, he led the Saints to the state championship
Trae went on to receive a full scholarship at Purdue

FBA receivers are coached by the top receiver trainer in the country:

David Robinson, FBA’s Offensive Coordinator

FIRST BAPTIST ACADEMY IS REGULARLY ONE OF THE TOP PASSING OFFENSES IN THE STATE AT ANY LEVEL

COLLEGE BOUND

Since 2009:

Out of 70 FBA football players, 24 have gone on to play college football

Since 2013:

Out of 37 senior FBA football players, 19 have gone on to play college football

This represents millions of dollars in college scholarship offers and awards.

SUCCESS AT THE COLLEGE LEVEL

Kelan Smith, all-state receiver:
Won the National Championship at Texas A&M Commerce in 2017

Miles Thompson, all-state quarterback:
Was named the SAA Conference Offensive Player of the Year for the 2017 Season
Was named a 2018 Preseason All-American at Hendrix College

Gage McClanahan, all-state quarterback:
Broke the Howard Payne University completion record against Southwestern University in 2018

Lane Taylor, all-state defensive back & receiver:
Was featured on ESPN SportsCenter’s Top 10 when he blocked a field goal that was returned for a TD to win the game for Lamar University in 2018

Josh Johnson, all-state defensive back:
Was named GPAC All-Conference in 2014 at Hastings College

FBA FOOTBALL UNDER HEAD COACH JASON LOVVORN

Hired at age 23 in 2009 as Head Coach

Named FBA Head of School at age 28 in 2014

Named to American Football Coaches Association 35 under 35 Coaches Leadership Institute:
A program designed to identify & train rising leaders in the game of football & the coaching profession

Dave Campbell’s Texas Football 2013 High School Coach of the Year for Private Schools

73-51 career record in 10 seasons as Head Coach at FBA
FBA had 6 head coaches in the previous 12 seasons with a record of 52-76

11 Playoff Wins:
2012 was the first playoff victory in 28 years

4 District Championships:
2012, 2013, 2017, 2018
2012 was the first district championship in 10 years

7 Straight Playoff Appearances

4 Appearances in the State Semifinals

6 Appearances in the State Quarterfinals

1 State Championship

4 District Coach of the Year Awards
2012, 2013, 2017 2018

Tom Hillary Private School All Star Game:
Winning Head Coach in 2012
Winning Offensive Coordinator in 2011

Playing Experience:

FBA, 2001-2004 – 2-year starting QB & team captain
Starter & captain of Tom Hillary Private School All-Star Game
Over 4,500 career passing YDs & 45 TD passes
Lettered in football, basketball, baseball, & track
Baylor University QB, 2004-2006
Howard Payne University Starting QB, 2007
American Southwest Conference Off. Player of the Week, 10/06/07

Quarterback Training:

One of the premier QB trainers in North Texas
Provides personal QB instruction to players from age 6 to professional level
Has trained QBs over multiple years who wen on to play at NCAA Division I, II, III, & NAIA levels

FBA ASSISTANT COACHES

DAVID ROBINSON

President & CEO of D-rob sports & fitness training

Receiver Training:

Provides individual & group receiver training
Coach Rob is the guru of WR training for players of all levels

NFL Training:

23 players drafted into the NFL
9 players drafted in the Top 3 rounds of the NFL draft
4 players drafted in the 1st round of the NFL draft:
Laquon Treadwell, Josh Doctson, Corey Coleman & Calvin Ridley

Has trained the following NFL athletes:
Antonio Brown, Emmanuel Sanders, Adrian Peterson, Jordan Reed, Sterling Shepard, Dez Bryant, Brice Butler, Corey Coleman, Josh Doctson, Laquon Treadwell, Christian Kirk, Courtland Sutton, Rashard Higgins, Rico Gathers, Ben Malena, Levi Norwood, Taylor Gabriel, Keyarris Garrett, Ryan Grant, Keith Mumphery, Kenbrell Thompkins, Demarcus Ayers, Calvin Ridley, Ryan Switzer, Lance Lenoir, Trevone Boykin, Je’Ron Hamm, Marquez Clark, Al Robinson, DeAndre Smelter, Jakeem Grant, Dezmin Lewis, Josh Boyce, Ricardo Louis, Uzoma Nwachukwu, Geronimo Allison, Emmanuel Arceneaux, Lucky Whitehead, Andy Jones, Kolbe Listenbee, Quincy Adeboyjeo, Evan Engram, Paul Turner, Donte Montcreif, Keon Hatcher, Noah Brown, Marcus Murphy, Damian Ratley, Dylan Cantrell, Keke Coutee, Marcell Ateman, Richie James, Amara Darboh, Steven Dunbar, and Marquise Goodwin

College Training:

Has trained 100s of college receivers across all NCAA divisions over the past several years
Has trained 2 back-to-back Biletnikoff Award winners:
Dede Westbrook & Corey Coleman

Playing Experience:

Played at Oklahoma University
Won the Derick Shepard Award
Played in 2 National Championships (Orange Bowl & Sugar Bowl)
Played in 3 Big-12 Championships
Coached by Bob Stoops

Finished college career at University of South Dakota
All-Conference WR & track All-American
Placed 3rd in the 60-meter indoor national championships

High School:
3-time first team all-district selection
Junior season: took back 13 returns for TDs on punts & kickoffs
Caught 60 balls for 1123 YDs & 10 receiving TDs
Track star:
Raced a 10.35 in the 100-meter dash
Second fastest time in Texas at that time

Coach Rob has coached football & track at FBA since 2012:
Has won a State Football Championship
Has won a State Track Championship
Has coached several individual & relay state track champions

Wayne Roeder

Has won 3 state championships:
2 as Head Football Coach at Bishop Dunne
1 as the Defensive Coordinator at FBA

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