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Eunice senior WR/CB Jordan Ledet (Property of LAFM)

The Eunice Bobcats Jumped to New Heights in 2018 After Making it to the Dome for the First Time in 20 Years

The Eunice Bobcats Jumped to New Heights in 2018 After Making it to the Dome for the First Time in 20 Years

by Cameron Cerniglia

Eunice senior RB Avrey Lee (Property of LAFM)

Veteran Head Coach Paul Trosclair has done a tremendous job with the Eunice program over the years.  They have made some playoff runs in the past, but have not made it to the Dome since 1998. That changed this year.

With a talented group of seniors and a great coaching staff, the Bobcats will face Sterlington for a chance to be Class 3A Champions.  Seniors Jordan Ledet, Avrey Lee, and Tyler Darbonne have been big in getting the Bobcats back to the Dome.

“No one on this team has been in this position,” Ledet said.  “We’re all excited about this opportunity we worked so hard to reach.  Our coaches have done a great job just letting us know to take every game just as serious as the next so we can keep our composure and play to our best abilities.”  

“It’s awesome,” Darbonne said of getting to play in the Dome.  “It’s something we dreamed of and worked for since the summer.”

They will have their challenge against a Sterlington team that has a physical run game.  

These three guys are great players and Louisiana Football Magazine’s own recruiting specialist Lee Brecheen thinks they can all play at the next level.     

Brecheen believes that Ledet is a DI player.  He also believes that Darbonne and Lee are D-II guys.  

Eunice senior TE Tyler Darbonne (Property of LAFM)

“I think my strengths as a player are my speed, my jumping ability, and being able to stay calm in big moments,” Ledet said.  

To get better Ledet watches film on DeAndre Hopkins (Clemson/Houston Texans).  

“He’s a very good route runner,” Ledet said.  “He arguably has the best hands in the league and he never talks trash. He just lets his game do the talking.”

At this time, Ledet does not have any offers, but that should change soon.

“I’m a physical, agile blocker with good hands,” says Darbonne.  

In order to improve on those strengths, he watches film on LSU TE Foster Moreau.

“Moreau has similar strengths and has leadership qualities,” Darbonne said.  

Darbonne comes from an athletic family with his father playing baseball for Northwestern State. At this time, the only offer Darbonne has is an offer from LSUE to play baseball. He hopes to have some football offers very soon.

Coach Trosclair has to be proud of these young men and with their playing ability and leadership, they should come out as Class 3A champions.


Cameron is from Baton Rouge, LA. He graduated from Woodlawn High School in 2014. Cameron is now attending LSU where he is seeking a degree in Sport Administration with a concentration in commerce. Cameron joined the Louisiana Football Magazine staff in the summer of 2018 for his school internship. During the his days off, Cameron enjoys spending time with family and friends. Outside of being a football fan, Cameron also enjoys watching baseball and playing music.







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About Jace LeJeune

Jace is from Addis, LA but resides in Port Allen, LA. Jace attends Southeastern Louisiana University and is majoring in Journalism. This is Jace's third year as Associate Editor at Louisiana Football Magazine. He is also a graduate from Catholic High School in Baton Rouge where he was the editor of the school newspaper the “Bearly Published.” While at CHS, Jace also announced their football, basketball, and baseball games for the Bruin Broadcast Network which is the Catholic High’s streaming website for their events. On weekends, Jace is the PA announcer for his middle school football games. At home, Jace enjoys time with his family and friends. Besides being a huge football fan, Jace is also an avid NHRA drag racing fan.