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Gilmer v. Melissa Game Info & Notes


October 9-Melissa
STADIUM: Buckeye Stadium
North Bradford St.
Gilmer, TX 75644

Mascot: Cardinals
Colors: Red, Black & White
District: 5-4A DII
Enrollment: 529
2014 Record: 4-7 Overall 3-2 District
2015 Record: 1-4
        Week 1: lost @ Sanger 20-55
        Week 2: lost v. Paris 31-72
        Week 3: lost v. Argyle Liberty Christian 0-21
        Week 4: won @ Commerce 29-26
        Week 5: lost v. Celina 13-53
        Week 6: OPEN
Total Points For:  93 (Average Points For Per Game: 18.6)
Total Points Against: 227 (Average Points Against Per Game: 45.4)
Head Coach: Seth Stinton (7th season, 53-25, 53-25 overall)
Offensive Formation: Spread 
Defensive Formation: Multiple
Returning Starters: 10

Players to Watch:
#4-RB/S Jordan Fortner, Sr., 5-9, 165
#71-OT/DE Jalen Carter, Sr., 6-3, 192
#66-DT David HendersonJr., 6-0200

Historical Stats, Records, and Program Information
MELISSA                                                                                                                                                                  YEAR W-L-T COACH
1913 1-1-0                                                                                                                                                         1914       1-1-1                                                                                                                                                  1915       0-2-0                                                                                                                                       DISCONTINUED
2004   4-6-0 Rick Gagarin
2005   7-3-0 Rick Gagarin
2006   9-4-0 Rick Gagarin
2007   9-3-0 Ronny Williams
2008   9-2-0 Ronny Williams 
2009   9-3-0 Seth Stinton                                                                                                                                          2010   8-4-0 Seth Stinton                                                                                                                                        2011 13-1-0 Seth Stinton (Won Class 2-A, Division I State Championship)                                                                    2012   9-3-0 Seth Stinton                                                                                                                                        2013   9-3-0 Seth Stinton                                                                                                                                       2014   4-7-0 Seth Stinton                                                                                                                                      2015   1-4-0 Seth Stinton

1913-15   2-4-1                                                                              
2004-09 47-21-0                                                                                                                                                     2010-15 44-22-0
TOTAL:   93-47-1

Undefeated Seasons: 0
Winless Seasons: 1 (1915)
State Championship Appearances: (1) 2011 (Defeated Hempstead 28-15)
State Championships: (1) 2011
Last District Championship: 2012
Last Playoff Appearance: 2014
Playoff Record: 13-8-0
SERIES HISTORY                                                                                
Gilmer leads 1-0
Last Meeting: 2014, Gilmer won 63-0

Gilmer has an 23 game home winning streak (last loss: 43-36 v. Jacksonville, 2010)
Gilmer has a 21 game winning streak (last loss: 45-38 v. Argyle @ Dallas Kincaide, November 29, 2013)
Gilmer has a 15 game regular season winning streak (last loss: 34-29 @ Kilgore, 2013)
Gilmer has a 186 game consecutive scoring streak (last shutout: 10-0 @ Longview to Pleasant Grove, 2001)

Melissa's first five opponents have a combined 20-5 record
Melissa's strength of schedule is ranked 4th best in Class 4A DI
Gilmer's first five opponents have a combined 8-17 record
Gilmer's strength of schedule is ranked 28th best in Class 4A DII
This is Gilmer’s 102nd season to play football
Gilmer has never had a winless season
This is Gilmer head coach Matt Turner's 1st season at Gilmer                                                                                                                                                                   
Gilmer's 648 wins are the 21st most in Texas High School Football History (Source:                                                                                                             Gilmer's 68 playoff wins are the 18th most in Texas High School Football History (Source:
Gilmer's 33 district championships are tied for the 16th most in Texas high school football history (Source:
                                                                                                                                                                              Texas HS teams with the most wins from 2004-2014                                                                                            (Source:
152-14       Katy  (3 state championships)                                                                                                                   140-15    Gilmer (3 state championships)                                                                                                                   140-22    Aledo (5 state championships)                                                                                                                    139-19    Southlake Carroll (4 state championships)                                                                                                   137-20    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 12 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 180-26 since 2000 (87%)
Gilmer is 140-15 in regular season games since 2000 (90%)
Gilmer is 158-16 overall since 2003 (91%)
Gilmer is 118-7 in regular season games since 2003 (94%)                
Gilmer is ranked 5th in the Class 4A-II power rankings
Gilmer is a 32 point favorite over Melissa according to
Gilmer’s offense is averaging 398.6 total yards per game
Gilmer's 337 offensive plays consist of 127 passing attempts (38%) and 210 rushing attempts (62%)
Gilmer averages 143 yards per game passing (36%) and 255.6 yards per game rushing (64%)
Gilmer has rushing touchdowns by 6 different players
Gilmer has receiving touchdowns by 4 different players

Did you know?
Gilmer needs 1 win to break the school's record of 21 consecutive wins set in the 2004-2005 seasons
Gilmer has lost only 4 home games the past 15 seasons
Since 2000; Gilmer is 151-6 when scoring 30 or more points in a game. When scoring less than 30 points in a game; Gilmer is 29-20
Gilmer's first 6 opponents include 5 teams that have combined to win 15 state championships, including 12 since 1999


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