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Van Alstyne Game Info & Notes

By JOE DODD

November 25-Van Alstyne @ Forney

STADIUM: City Bank Stadium; Forney, Texas
STADIUM CAPACITY: 12,000
STADIUM SURFACE: Tiger Turf
STADIUM ADDRESS:
800 Hwy 741 South
Forney, TX 75126

MASCOT: Panthers

SCHOOL COLORS: Blue & White

DISTRICT: 10-3A

ENROLLMENT: 439

Head Football Coach: Mikeal Miller

3rd season at Van Alstyne

Record at Van Alstyne: 27-7

Overall Record: 27-7

Offensive Coordinator: Kyle Westerberg
Defensive Coordinator: Jason Meskimen
Returning Starters: 6 Offense/3 Defense

Series History
This is the first meeting between the schools

Historical Stats, Records, and Program Information
VAN ALSTYNE
YEAR W-L-T
2000 7-3-0 2001 12-3-0
2002 4-6-0
2003 4-6-0
2004 7-4-0
2005 6-5-0
2006 2-8-0
2007 2-8-0
2008 7-4-0
2009 10-1-0 2010 9-3-0 2011 10-1-0

BY DECADES W- L- T
1980-89 57-47-3
1990-99 73-36-1
2000-09 61-48-0 2010-11 19-4

Overall Record: 489-384-32

Class 2A State Finalist in 2001

Moved to Class 3A in 2002

Last District Championship: 2009

Last Playoff Appearance: 2010

Playoff Appearances: 25

All-Time Playoff Record: 18-24-2



STREAKS

Gilmer has a 133 consecutive games scoring streak (last shutout: 10-0 @ Longview to Pleasant Grove, 2001)


NOTES

This is the Buckeyes 11th consecutive year in the playoffs
This is the Buckeyes 5th consecutive year to reach the 3rd round of the playoffs
Jeff Traylor is 133-21 at Gilmer (86%)
Jeff Traylor is 26-8 in playoff games at Gilmer (76%)
Jeff Traylor is 5-1 in 3rd round playoff games at Gilmer
Gilmer is 6-5 all-time in 3rd round playoff games
Gilmer’s Jeff Traylor’s 86% winning percentage is the 3rd best among all active coaches in Texas

Gilmer has won more games (133) 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 averaging 488.5 total yards per game

Gilmer's 810 offensive plays consist of 299 passing attempts (37%) and 511 rushing attempts (63%)

Gilmer averages 217 yards per game passing (44%) and 271 yards per game rushing (56%)

Gilmer has rushing touchdowns by 9 different players

Gilmer has receiving touchdowns by 5 different players

Gilmer has held opponents to averages of 18.6 points and 286 total yards

Gilmer has forced 42 turnovers in 12 games

Gilmer QB Jordan Traylor needs 159 yards to reach 1,500 passing yards on the season

Gilmer WR Darrian Pollard needs 34 yards to reach 1,000 receiving yards on the season

Gilmer is ranked 4th in this week’s Associated Press Class 3A poll

Gilmer is ranked 7th in this week’s Class 3A Pigskinprep.com power rankings

Gilmer’s schedule is the 4th toughest in Class 3A according to PigskinPrep.com

Van Alstyne’s schedule is the 137th toughest in Class 3A according to PigskinPrep.com

Gilmer’s opponents have a combined record of 80-53

Van Alstyne’s opponents have a combined record of 64-63

Gilmer is a 19 point favorite over Van Alstyne according to PigskinPrep.com



Did you know?

The District of Doom (16-3A) is now 19-1 in playoff games since last season

Team Leaders
PASSING

Drew Dennis 12 games 81-143-7 1,026 yards 2 TD's

RUSHING

Jordan Barnes 12 games 290 carries 2,680 yards 31 TD's

Drew Dennis 12 games 191 carries 1,353 yards 23 TD's

RECEIVING

Jared Ramsey 12 games 24 catches 310 yards 1 TD

Mark Davis 12 games 17 catches 276 yards 1 TD


TEAM OFFENSE

Rushing 4,291 yards 357.6 ypg

Passing 1,078 yards 89.8 ypg

Total Offense 5,369 yards 447.4 ypg


TEAM DEFENSE (Does not include Whitesboro game)

Rushing Allowed 1,771 yards 161.0 ypg

Passing Allowed 2,115 yards 192.3 ypg

Total Allowed 3,886 yards 353.3 ypg



Van Alstyne History

Overall Record: 489-384-32

Class 2A State Finalist in 2001

Moved to Class 3A in 2002

Last District Championship: 2009

Last Playoff Appearance: 2010

Playoff Appearances: 25

All-Time Playoff Record: 18-24-2


# NAME POS. GRADE # NAME POS. GRADE
2 Dakota Burchfield WR/LB 12 30 Alex Cole RB/LB 11
3 Collin Fagan WR/K/LB 9 34 Dalton Jones WR/LB 9
4 Drew Dennis QB/FS 12 36 Garrison Hall WR/LB 10
5 Cameron Litzkow RB/LB 11 44 Bryce Himmelreich RB/LB 9
6 Kyle Pickett WR/FS 11 50 Luis Espitia OL/LB 12
7 Taylor Sevarino WR/LB 12 52 Marcus Niz OL/LB 12
8 Blake Woodall WR/C 12 54 Manny Semidey OL/DL 11
9 Mark Davis WR/C 12 55 Manuel Monge OL/DL 12
10 Edy Hernandez RB/LB 12 58 Mark Boevers OL/DL 11
11 CJ Tyler WR/FS 10 60 AJ Hernandez OL/DL 11
12 Lance Lewis WR/LB 10 61 Garrett Dansby OL/DL 12
14 Jared Ramsey WR/FS 12 62 Jeff Dietz OL/DL 10
15 Zach Jones RB/LB 10 64 Jerid Sisson OL/DL 11
17 Michael Marr WR/C 11 66 Esteban Rubio OL/DL 11
18 Riley Sprowl WR/FS 9 68 Kyler Jay OL/DL 9
20 Kearon Redmon WR/LB 9 70 Luke Boren OL/DL 12
21 Tyler Clemens WR/LB 12 72 Connor Mayes OL/DL 10
22 Jordan Barnes RB/LB 12 75 Aaron Russell OL/DL 10
24 Michael Sorrells WR/C 12 81 Roy Riggins WR/C 10
25 Eddie Garcia RB/LB 10 78 Alex Mayes OL/DL 11
28 Ryan Robbins WR/DB 10 88 CJ White WR/DL 11

From MaxPreps:

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