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Gilmer @ Liberty-Eylau Game Info & Notes

By JOE DODD

September 16-@ Liberty-Eylau

Mascot: Leopards

Colors: Crimson/Black/White

District: 15-3A

Enrollment: 719

Head Coach: Brian Brown (1st season, 2-1, 2-1 overall)

Offensive Formation: I
Defensive Formation: 4-2-5

Returning Starters: 5 Offense/5 Defense

2010 Record: 8-3; 5-0 district champion, Bi-district Finalist

2011 Record: 2-1

Week 0: Defeated Paul Pewitt 28-21

Week 1: Lost to Mt. Pleasant 30-26

Week 2:Defeated Pine Tree 20-14

Last meeting: 2010, Gilmer won 43-33 in Bi-District round of playoffs

Series Record: Liberty-Eylau leads 11-7

Series History
GILMER vs. Liberty-Eylau (7-11-0)
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 – 2007 – 17 28 – 2010 – 12 43 – 2010 – 33

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 2-1-0 Brian Brown

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 2010-11 10-4-0
TOTAL: 421-255-13

Undefeated Seasons: 2 (1959, 1967)
Winless Seasons: 0
Last District Championship: 2010
Last Playoff Appearance: 2010
Playoff Record: 20-13-0





STREAKS

Gilmer has a 6 game regular season winning streak (last loss: 38-21 @ Carthage, 2010)

Gilmer has a 5 game winning streak over Liberty-Eylau (last loss: 39-36 in first round of 2006 playoffs)

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

Gilmer has a 124 consecutive games scoring streak (last shutout: 10-0 @ Longview to Pleasant Grove, 2001)

NOTES

Gilmer is 5-1 under Jeff Traylor against Liberty-Eylau

Jeff Traylor is 124-21 at Gilmer (85.5%)
Gilmer’s Jeff Traylor’s 85.5% winning percentage is the 5th best among all active coaches in Texas

Gilmer has won more games (124) 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 100-13 under Jeff Traylor in regular season games (88.5%)

Gilmer is 78-5 (93.9%) in regular season games since 2003

Gilmer is averaging 516.6 total yards per game

Gilmer's 211 offensive plays consist of 68 passing attempts (32%) and 143 rushing attempts (68%)

Gilmer averages 202.3 yards per game passing (39%) and 314.3 yards per game rushing (61%)

Gilmer QB Luke Turner is only the 4th Buckeye to surpass 5,000 career total yards

Gilmer QB Luke Turner is averaging 270.7 total yards per game

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

4th with 5,116 total yards

4th with 3,313 passing yards

5th with 35 passing touchdowns

4th with 32 rushing touchdowns (needs 2 TD’s to pass Derek McKenzie for 3rd)

3rd with 40 total offensive touchdowns scored

Gilmer is ranked 6th in this week’s Associated Press Class 3A poll

Gilmer is ranked 6th in this week’s Class 3A Pigskinprep.com power rankings

Gilmer’s schedule is the 7th toughest in Class 3A according to PigskinPrep.com

Gilmer is an 21 point favorite over Liberty-Eylau according to PigskinPrep.com

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