Connect with us


TXHSFB 2021 Season Team Preview: Austin Westlake Chaparrals


 Westlake Chaparrals

Head Coach: Todd Dodge (88-11 record)

Class: 6A

District: 26-6A

Location: Austin, TX

Team Link: Westlake 


In 2020, Austin Westlake won their second straight Texas 6A state championship, and their third overall, by beating the Dragons of Southlake Carroll 52-34. It was a family affair, albeit a contentious one, as Westlake head coach Todd Dodge faced off against Southlake Carroll head man Riley Dodge, his son.

Westlake junior quarterback Cade Klubnik, a Clemson commit, accounted for 317 total yards and 3 TDs and no interceptions. Dragons QB Quinn Ewers, an Ohio State commitment, passed for 351 yards and 3 TDs, but committed three turnovers (2 INTs and a lost fumble).


2020 Westlake Chaparrals Season Recap

The Chapparals went 14-0, while recording six shutouts, including three in a row over Midway, Del Valle and San Marcos.

They scored 50 + points in each of their first five games, and seven times total for the season. Westlake also scored 60+ points twice and 70+ points once.

The Chaps only close game of the year was a 24-21 win over North Shore in the 6A semifinals.


Clemens                      53-7

Midway                       56-0

Del Valle                      58-0

San Marcos                 56-0

Hays                            59-6

Akins                           48-0

Bowie                          45-7

Austin                          62-0

Cedar Ridge                 57-14

Smithson Valley          62-3

Stevens                       71-14

Steele                          34-0

North Shore                24-21

Southlake Carrol         52-34 (6A State Championship Game)


Westlake has a 67-7 record over the last five seasons.

Click Here to see photos of their UIL State Championship game, by Stan Martin


2021 Westlake Chaparrals Football Season Preview

 In addition to Klubnik, The Chaps return experience at WR and on the OL, with Jayden Greathouse (6-2, 205) and Keaton Kubecka (6-3, 195) catching passes and OL Bray Lynch (6-5, 280) and OL Connor Robertson (6-4, 300) giving Klubnik time to throw.

Key dates on the 2021 schedule include games at Temple, at Trinity (Euless), and vs Lake Travis.


2021 Austin Westlake Chaparrals Player Spotlight

Senior QB Cade Kulbnik, 6-3, 186 pounds.

2020 Stats: 3495 yards, 35 passing TDs, 3 INTs, 583 rushing yards, 15 TDs. 4078 total yards, 50 TDs accounted for.

Finalist in the prestigious Elite 11 Quarterback Competition, to be held June 30-July 3, 2021.

Committed to Clemson.

CLICK HERE to view our Player Spotlight of Cade.



2021 District 26-6A Final Standings Predictions

(by Texas HS Football Staff)

  1. Austin Westlake Chaparrals
  2. Lake Travis Cavaliers
  3. Buda Hays Consolidated Hawks
  4. Austin Bowie Bulldogs
  5. Austin High Maroons
  6. San Marcos Rattlers
  7. Del Valle Cardinals
  8. Austin Akins Eagles



Preview by Tony Thomas 





Click to comment
Notify of
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments

More in 6A