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Santa Margarita Eagles Football
Eagles vs St. John Bosco
The Eagles are tentatively scheduled to play their first game of the 2020-21 season vs St. John Bosco. The game is currently scheduled to be played at SMCHS on Friday 3/19/2021 at 7PM. View the entire 2020-21 Schedule

Santa Margarita Eagles Football
Head Coach - Anthony Rouzier
Santa Margarita Catholic High School announced today that Anthony Rouzierb> has officially been named the school’s head football coach effective Monday, March 1.. Coach Rouzier has coached at Santa Margarita for three seasons serving as the varsity linebacker coach and most recently as the Eagles’ interim head coach. Rouzier came to Santa Margarita Catholic High School from the German Football League’s Hamburg Huskies, where he was the interim head coach and defensive coordinator in 2017. Press Release

Santa Margarita Eagles Football
6 Eagles Commit
6 Eagles from the class of 2021 have committed to play football at the next level. Congratulations to LB Drew Sulick (Cal Poly), DL Derek Wilkins (Cal), DB Keanu Kama (Army), OL Zach Morris (Colorado School of Mines), DL Maurice Heims (Washington), OL Brody Crane (Navy).

Santa Margarita Eagles Football
Carson Palmer - College Football HOF
Congratulations to 1998 Santa Margarita graduate Carson Palmer for being inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame. The winner of the 2002 Heisman Trophy, Carson Palmer helped usher in a new era of dominance at USC and finished his career as the Pac-10's all-time leading passer. At Santa Margarita Carson led the Eagles to 2 CIF-SS championships and the 1997 California Division II State Championship. Press Release

SMCHS Football Tradition

1997 California Division II State Champions
2011 California Division I State Champions

1996 CIF-SS Division V Champions
1997 CIF-SS Division V Champions
1998 CIF-SS Division V Finalist
2011 CIF-SS PAC-5 Champions
2017 CIF-SS Academic Champions

1997, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2011, 2012, 2017
1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2019

1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1995, 2001, 2006, 2010, 2011, 2016

1990, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2006, 2011
1 Heisman Trophy Winner
1 Outland Trophy Winner
1 Johnny Unitas Award Winner
1 Walter Peyton Award Winner
3 Elite 11 Quarterbacks
#9 Maxpreps Most Dominant Program
in California (2008-18)

1996, 1997, 2000, 2001
(Sea View, Serra)

* SMCHS competes in the Trinity League which is ranked as the toughest High School Football league in America.

Alumni in the Pros

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