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Gilmer at Tatum - Info and Notes

By JOE DODD

September 2-@Tatum

Mascot: Eagles

Colors: Green & White

District: 9-2A

Enrollment: 421

STADIUM: Eagle Stadium
STADIUM CAPACITY: 4,600
STADIUM SURFACE: Artificial Turf

2010 Record: 12-1, 5-0 district, Div. I Regional Finalist

2011 Record: 1-0 (defeated Jasper 20-0)

Last meeting: 2010, Tatum won 47-41

Series Record: Gilmer leads 14-7

Head Coach: Andy Evans (8th season, 77-18, 148-47 overall)

Returning Starters: 3 Offense/3 Defense

Players to Watch:

QB Jalen Overstreet 6'3” 225 (1,600 passing yards, 15 TDs; 500 rushing yards, 12 TDs in 2010. Has offers from Baylor, Michigan, Missouri, and Texas Tech)
LB Kiano Lucas Jr. 6'0”,190
TE Daven Reese 6’2”,205
WR Nate Pickett 6'3”,205



Historical Stats, Records, and Program Information
TATUM
YEAR W-L-T COACH
2000 8-3-0 Mike Sorenson
2001 4-6-0 Mike Sorenson
2002 8-3-0 Mike Sorenson
2003 8-5-0 Mike Sorenson
2004 12-2-0 Andy Evans
2005 15-0-0 Andy Evans
2006 13-2-0 Andy Evans
2007 13-2-0 Andy Evans
2008 5-6-0 Andy Evans 2009 6-5-0 Andy Evans 2010 12-1-0 Andy Evans



BY DECADES W- L- T

1934-39 14-30-4
1940-49 12-22-2 1950-59 33-47-7
1960-69 37-58-5
1970-79 65-34-6
1980-89 67-41-0
1990-99 92-27-2
2000-09 92-34-0 2010 12-1-0
TOTAL: 424-294-26

Undefeated Seasons: 6 (1958, 1976, 1985, 1993, 1995, 2005)
Winless Seasons: 5 (1938, 1941, 1954, 1961, 1962)
Last District Championship: 2010
Last Playoff Appearance: 2010
Playoff Record: 41-25-0
State Championship Appearances: (4)
1996 (L/Sealy 26-27)
2005 (W/Hutto 38-34)
2006 (W/Littlefield 32-14)
2007 (L/Farmersville 27-24/OT)

All-Time Series
GILMER vs. Tatum: 14-7-0
6 - 1986 - 34
27 - 1987 - 0
28 - 1990 - 8
23 - 1991 - 39
27 - 1992 - 25
7 - 1993 - 42
18 - 1994 - 15
12 - 1995 - 31
17 - 1996 - 0
28 - 1997 - 6 28 - 1998 - 27
20 - 1999 - 28
6 - 2000 - 14
28 - 2001 - 24
35 - 2003 - 27
60 - 2004 - 35
45 - 2006 - 21 71 - 2007 - 28 48 - 2008 - 14
39 - 2009 – 20 41 - 2010 – 47



STREAKS

Gilmer has a 4 game regular season winning streak (last loss: 38-21 @ Carthage, 2010)

Gilmer has a 122 consecutive games scoring streak (last shutout: 10-0 @ Longview to Pleasant Grove, 2001)

NOTES

Tatum ended Gilmer’s 34 game home winning streak with last season’s 47-41 win at Buckeye Stadium

Gilmer’s Jeff Traylor is 7-2 all time against Tatum

Gilmer is 1-1 under Jeff Traylor at Tatum’s Eagle Stadium

Jeff Traylor is 122-21 at Gilmer (85.3%)
Gilmer’s Jeff Traylor’s 85.3% winning percentage is the 5th best among all active coaches in Texas

Gilmer has won more games (122) than any other 3A team in the state since 2000

Gilmer has either won the state championship or lost in the playoffs to the eventual state champion in 6 of the past 8 years

Gilmer is 98-13 under Jeff Traylor in regular season games (88.3%)

Gilmer is 76-5 (93.8%) in regular season games since 2003

Gilmer QB Luke Turner continues to climb the Buckeyes’ career offensive records:

4th with 4,616 total yards

5th with 2,932 passing yards

5th with 30 passing touchdowns

4th with 30 rushing touchdowns

3rd with 38 total offensive touchdowns scored

Gilmer’s remaining 9 regular season opponents have a combined 7-2 record

Both Gilmer’s Jeff Traylor and Tatum’s Andy Evans are 101 games above 500 in their coaching careers

According to records compiled by former Gilmer coach Ron Dupree, Gilmer’s win against Atlanta was the school’s 600th career win. According to records compiled by Joe Lee Smith, Gilmer sits at 587 career wins

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