Thursday, August 25, 2016

Gilmer v. Liberty-Eylau 2016 Game Info & Notes

Gilmer v. Liberty-Eylau 2016 Game Info & Notes
byJOE DODD

August 25-Liberty-Eylau
13th Annual CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Football Classic
STADIUM: Earl Campbell Field at Christus Trinity Mother Frances Rose Stadium

STADIUM CAPACITY: 11,359

STADIUM SURFACE: Artificial Turf

STADIUM ADDRESS:

700 Fair Park Dr.

Tyler, TX 75701

Mascot: Leopards
Colors: Crimson/Black/White
District: 7-4A I
Enrollment: 753
Head Coach: Steve Wells(3rdseason at school, 20-8, 77-70 overall)
2014 Record: 12-2; 5-0, Regional Finalist
Offensive Formation: Spread Defensive Formation: 4-2-5
Returning Starters: 5 Offense/4 Defense

Players to Watch:
#88-DELagaryonn Carson, Sr., 6-5, 275(2015 4A Defensive Player of the Year; 170 tackles, 10 sacks, 6 Forced Fumbles; Verbally committed to the University of Texas and recruited by former Gilmer head coach Jeff Traylor)
#75-OLFranklin Smith, Sr., 6-4, 285
#40-LB Michael Lindley, Sr., 5-11, 210 (114 tackles in 2015 as DL)
#22-RB Kameron Levingston, Sr., 5-11, 195
#8-LB Deandre Hoof, Jr., 5-11, 185 (District Newcomer of the Year in 2015)
#21-RB Kevin Florence, Sr. 5-11, 195 (10.8 100 meter)
#81-DE Orion Williams, Jr., 6-4, 220

Series History
Last meeting: 2015, Gilmer won 50-45
Series Record: Liberty-Eylau leads 11-10
GILMER vs. Liberty-Eylau (10-11-0)

14 - 1968 - 21

15 - 1969 - 28

27 - 1970 - 0

13 - 1971 - 16

20 - 1972 - 21

16 - 1973 - 14

07 - 1974 - 28

07 - 1975 - 23

00 - 1976 - 48

00 - 1977 - 26

00 - 1978 - 35

09 - 1979 – 13 36 – 2006 – 39 41 – 2007 – 26 28 - 2008 – 14 35 – 2009 – 17 28 – 2010 – 12 43 – 2010 – 33 21 – 2011 – 7 55 – 2014 – 16 50 – 2015 – 45
Historical Stats, Records, and Program Information
LIBERTY-EYLAU

YEAR W-L-T PTS-OPP COACH
2000 7-3-0 286-200 Joey Drennon

2001 7-3-0 214-106 Joey Drennon

2002 1-8-0 81-274 Joey Drennon

2003 5-7-0 221-221 Joey Drennon

2004 8-4-0 296-124 Pat Brady

2005 10-3-0 382-228 Pat Brady

2006 12-3-0 Pat Brady

2007 5-6-0 Pat Brady

2008 4-6-0 Pat Brady 2009 6-5-0 Pat Brady 2010 8-3-0 Pat Brady 2011 6-5-0 Brian Brown 2012 4-6-0 Brian Brown 2013 6-5-0 Brian Brown 2014 8-6-0 Steve Wells 2015 12-2-0 Steve Wells

BY DECADES W- L- T

1956-59 22-18-0

1960-69 50-42-7

1970-79 59-41-1

1980-89 45-51-3

1990-99 60-48-2

2000-09 75-51-0 2010-15 44-27-0

TOTAL: 455-278-13

Undefeated Seasons: 2 (1959, 1967)

Winless Seasons: 0

Last District Championship: 2015

Last Playoff Appearance: 2015

Playoff Record: 26-17-0

STREAKS
Gilmer has a 20 game regular season winning streak (last loss: 34-29 @ Kilgore, 2013)
Gilmer has a 14 game season opener winning streak (last loss: 20-14 @ Gladewater, 2001)
Gilmer has a 12 game winning streak at TMF Rose Stadium (last loss: 61-58 to Canton, 2005)
Gilmer has an 8 game winning streak over Liberty-Eylau (last loss: 39-36 in first round of 2006 playoffs)
Gilmer has a 195 game consecutive scoring streak (last shutout: 10-0 @ Longview to Pleasant Grove, 2001)

NOTES
Gilmer is 17-2 since 2000 in games played at TMF Rose Stadium(89%)
This is Gilmer’s 103rd season to play football
Gilmer has never had a winless season
Gilmer's 657 wins are the 20th most in Texas High School Football History (Source: www.TexasHighSchoolFootballHistory.com)
Gilmer has 20 consecutive non-losing seasons, the 4th longest active streak and tied for the 20th longest all-time streak in Texas High School Football History (Source:www.TexasHighSchoolFootballHistory.com)
Gilmer has 15 consecutive playoff appearances
Gilmer's 34 district championships are tied for the 13th most in Texashigh school football history(Source: www.TexasHighSchoolFootballHistory.com)
Gilmer has recorded 15 undefeated regular seasons, tied for 8th most in TexasHigh School Football History(Source:www.TexasHighSchoolFootballHistory.com)
Gilmer has recorded 21 10-win seasons, tied for 18th most in TexasHigh School Football History(Source:www.TexasHighSchoolFootballHistory.com)
Gilmer has won more games (189) than any other 4A team in the state since 2000


Texas HS teams with the most wins in the past 12 seasons (2004-2015)(Source: www.TexasHighSchoolFootballHistory.com)
168-14 Katy (4 state championships)154-16 Gilmer (3 state championships)153-24 Aledo (5 state championships)148-22 Southlake Carroll (4 state championships)147-21 Euless Trinity (3 state championships)
Gilmer has either won the state championship or lost in the playoffs to the eventual state champion in 9 of the past 13 years 2003-lost to state champion Atlanta in round 4 2004-won 3A DI State Championship 2006-lost to state champion Texarkana Liberty-Eylau in round 1 2007-lost to state champion Liberty Hill in finals 2008-lost to state champion Carthage in round 4 2009-won 3A DII State Championship 2012-lost to state champion Navasota in finals 2013-lost to state champion Argyle in round 3 2014- won 4A DII State Championship
Gilmer is 15-1 in season openers since 2000 (only loss: 20-14 to Gladewater, 2001)
Gilmer is 189-27 since 2000 (88%)
Gilmer is 145-15 in regular season games since 2000 (91%)
Gilmer is 167-17 overall since 2003 (91%)
Gilmer is 122-7 in regular season games since 2003 (95%)
Gilmer’s schedule is the 32nd toughest (based on opponents’ records) in Class 4A-II according to PigskinPrep.com
Center's schedule is the 66th toughest (based on opponents’ records) in Class 4A-II according to PigskinPrep.com
Gilmer is ranked 3rd in the pre-season Old Coach Class 4A-II poll
Liberty-Eylau is ranked 8th in the pre-season Old Coach Class 4A-I poll
Gilmer is ranked 2nd in the pre-season Class 4A-II Pigskinprep.com power rankings
Liberty-Eylau is ranked 4 in the pre-season Class 4A-I Pigskinprep.com power rankings
Gilmer is ranked 2nd in the pre-season Class 4A-II Texas Football Magazine rankings
Liberty-Eylau is ranked 4th in the pre-season Class 4A-I Texas Football Magazine rankings
Gilmer is ranked 6th in the pre-season Associated Press Class 4A poll
Liberty-Eylau is ranked 9th in the pre-season Associated Press Class 4A poll
Liberty-Eylau is a 3 points favorite over Gilmer according to PigskinPrep.com

Did you know?
Since 2000; Gilmer is 158-7 when scoring 30 or more points in a game. When scoring less than 30 points in a game; Gilmer is 31-20
Liberty-Eylau head coach Steve Wells is 2-6 against Gilmer as head coach at 4 different schools (Hooks, Mineola, Jacksonville, Liberty-Eylau)
Gilmer's first 5 opponents had a combined record of 43-20 in 2015, including 4 teams that made the playoffs
Liberty-Eylau has put eight players in the NFL
Liberty-Eylau head coach Steve Wells was the winning coach in the longest high school football game in recorded history. In 2010, while head coach at Jacksonville, Wells’ Indians played a game consisting of four quarters, 12 overtimes, 5 and a half hours and 165 points, before finally defeating Nacogdoches in a game that started at 7:30pm and ended just before 1am.
Gilmer’s returning players accounted for 65% of their receiving yards (2,064), 47% of their rushing yards (1,495) and 51% of their touchdowns (40) in 2015


Read more:The Gilmer Mirror - Gilmer v Liberty Eylau 2016 Game Info Notes


Read more: News-Journal - ET Football: Gilmer vs. Liberty-Eylau

Saturday, August 20, 2016

Buckeyes scrimmage in Henderson against Lions

The Gilmer Buckeyes outscored the Henderson Lions 1-0 in the controlled portion of their scrimmage at Lion Stadium Thursday night. 

Following that, the teams played two live quarters with a final score of Gilmer 21, Henderson 7. 

Gilmer @ Henderson Scrimmage Stats


 

Controlled Portion

 

Henderson Offense

22 Total Plays for 91 yards

13 Runs for 41 yards

4 of 9 Passing for 50 yards, 1 Int.

4 First Downs

Penalties: 1-5 yards

 

Gilmer Offense

22 Total Plays for 177 yards, 1 TD

8 Runs for 32 yards

10 of 14 Passing for 145 yards, 1 TD

8 First Downs

Penalties: 2-31 yards

 

Gilmer Defense

1 Interception

2 QB Sacks

Penalties: 1-5 yards

 

2 LIVE Quarters

 

Henderson Offense

44 Total Plays for 142 yards, 1 TD

16 Runs for 30 yards, 1 TD

12 of 18 Passing for 112 yards

11 First Downs

Time of Possession- 13:39

Punts: 2-54 total yards

Penalties: 1-5 yards

 

Henderson Defense

2 QB Sacks

 

Gilmer Offense

36 Total Plays for 260 yards, 3 TD's

17 Runs for 42 yards, 1 TD

13 of 19 Passing for 218 yards, 2 TD's

12 First Downs

Time of Possession- 10:21

Punts: 2-55 total yards

Penalties: 1-5 yards

 

Gilmer Defense

2 QB Sacks

Penalties: 1-5 yards


Statistics courtesy of Joe Dodd


The Buckeyes will open the regular season against the Liberty-Eylau Leopards on Thursday night, Aug. 25, in Tyler, at CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Rose Stadium. Kickoff will be at 7 p.m.

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Monday, August 08, 2016

Meet the Buckeyes - Aug 6, 2016



"Meet the Buckeyes" is an annual community pep rally held at Buckeye Stadium on the campus of Gilmer (Texas) High School to get fired up for the fall sports and generally celebrate being Buckeyes.

Sunday, August 07, 2016

Gilmer Buckeyes Media Day 2016



The Gilmer Buckeyes meet with the media at Jeff Traylor Stadium in Gilmer, Texas, on Saturday, August 6, 2016, after the conclusion of the first week of football practices. (Video by Elwyn Henderson)

Friday, August 05, 2016

Gilmer Would Rather Show Than Tell What 2016 Team Is About

GILMER — Classic high school football movies about teams driven by championships depict stands full as the squad embarks on its first few days of summer practice.

Read more: ETSN.fm - Gilmer Would Rather Show Than Tell What 2016 Team Is About

Friday, July 29, 2016

“Our Day to Shine”


Our Day to Shine”
Kilgore @ Gilmer Scrimmage 8/12
Friday, Aug. 12

The Gilmer Buckeyes will take the field in two weeks to scrimmage the Kilgore Bulldogs at Jeff Traylor Stadium. The game, between two storied East Texas teams, promises to be an exciting preview of the upcoming 2016 football season, but there is a lot more to this particular game.



Read more:  The Gilmer Mirror - Our Day to Shine