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Gilmer v. Mexia Game Info & Notes


November 20-Mexia

STADIUM: Memorial Stadium



2411 W Scyene Rd
, Mesquite, TX 75149

Mascot: Black Cats

Colors: Black/Red

District: 7-4A II  

Enrollment: 568

2014 Record: 7-4; Bi-District Finalist

2015 Record: 7-4; 3-2 District

    Week 1: won @ McGregor 51-21

    Week 2: won v. Teague 27-20

    Week 3: won v. Robinson 48-28

    Week 4: lost @ Waco La Vega 21-42

    Week 5: Open

Week 6: lost v. Caldwell 45-49

Week 7: won @ Rusk 47-21

Week 8: won @ Waco Connally 25-0

Week 9: lost v. Lorena 7-14

Week 10: lost @ Fairfield 7-33

Week 11: won v. Groesbeck 26-0                                

Week 12: won v. Shepherd @ Bryan 24-16

Total Points For:  328        Average Points For Per Game: 29.8

Total Points Against: 244    Average Points Against Per Game: 22.2

Head Coach: LaMonte Chambers (4th season, 18-25, 18-25 overall)

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

Returning Starters: 8 Offense/5 Defense

Historical Stats, Records, and Program Information                  (Source:


1910-19 14-22-4
1920-29 39-20-11
1930-39 55-36-5
1940-49 62-40-2
1950-59 47-50-3
1960-69 61-40-3
1970-79 39-60-1
1980-89 75-30-4
1990-99 59-44-3
2000-09 63-50-0
2010-15 27-38-0
TOTAL: 534-426-36                          

Undefeated Seasons: 5 (1935, 1944, 1947, 1949, 1988)                   Winless Seasons: 2 (1942, 2012)
Last District Championship: 2014                                     Last Playoff Appearance: 2014
Playoff Record: 24-25-1

2000 9-3-0 Craig Harris
2001 9-4-0 Craig Harris
2002 9-2-0 Craig Harris
2003 7-4-0 Craig Harris
2004 2-8-0 Craig Harris
2005 3-7-0 Larry Adair
2006 3-8-0 Larry Adair
2007 4-7-0 Larry Adair 
2008 8-4-0 Lee Wiginton
2009 9-3-0 Lee Wiginton
2010 7-4-0 Paul Weaver
2011 2-9-0 Paul Weaver
2012 0-10-0 Lamonte Chambers
2013 4-7-0 Lamonte Chambers
2014 7-4-0 Lamonte Chambers                                   2015 7-4-0 Lamonte Chambers

Gilmer v. Mexia All-Time Series

                                                 Series Record: Gilmer leads 1-0-0

Last meeting: 2008, Gilmer won 50-36


Gilmer has an 8 game winning streak in second round playoff games (last loss: 61-58 to Canton, 2005)

Gilmer has a 3 game winning streak at Mesquite’s Memorial Stadium (Last loss: 34-21 to Forney, 1991)

Gilmer has a 27 game winning streak (last loss: 45-38 v. Argyle @ Dallas Kincaide, November 29, 2013)

Gilmer has a 191 consecutive games scoring streak (last shutout: 10-0 to Pleasant Grove @ Longview Lobo, 2001)


Gilmer is 5-2 in playoff games at Mesquite’s Memorial Stadium (71%)    1981-Gilmer 16 Wylie 14                                                                   1981-Gilmer 28 Kermit 0                                                                   1990-Southlake Carroll 42 Gilmer 0                                                    1991-Forney 34 Gilmer 21                                                                 2007-Gilmer 42 Dallas Roosevelt 36                                                   2009-Gilmer 44 Waco LaVega 16                                 2012-Gilmer 42 Argyle 21

This is Gilmer’s 102nd season to play football

Gilmer has never had a winless season

This is Gilmer’s 15th consecutive year in the playoffs

This is Gilmer’s 35th appearance in the playoffs

Gilmer's 69 playoff wins are the 18th most in Texas High School Football History (Source:

Gilmer is 69-24-1 in playoff games all time (74%) the 10th best winning percentage in Texas High School Football History                             (Source:

This is Gilmer’s 9th consecutive year to reach the 2nd round of the playoffs

This is the 12th time in the past 13 years for the Buckeyes to reach the 2nd  round of the playoffs

Gilmer is 41-11 in playoff games since 2001 (78%)

Gilmer is 19-7 all time in second round playoff games (73%)

Gilmer head coach Matt Turner is 11-0 in his 1st season at Gilmer                                                                                                                                                             

Gilmer's 654 wins are the 20th most in Texas High School Football History (Source:                    

Gilmer's 34 district championships are tied for the 12th most in Texas high school football history (Source:

Gilmer's school record 27 game winning streak is tied with Navasota as the 2nd longest current streak behind Allen's 54 games

Gilmer has recorded 15 undefeated regular seasons, tied for 8th most in Texas High School Football History (

Gilmer has recorded 21 10-win seasons, tied for 19th most in Texas High School Football History (

Gilmer's 2015 season marked their 20th consecutive non-losing season, the 3rd longest active streak and the 20th longest all-time streak in Texas High School Football History (

                                                                                      Texas HS teams with the most wins from 2004-2015                  (Source:

163-14    Katy    (3 state championships)                        151-15    Gilmer (3 state championships)                       150-23    Aledo (5 state championships)                       148-21    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 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 186-26 since 2000 (88%)

                                                                                                             Gilmer is 145-15 in regular season games since 2000 (91%)

Gilmer is 164-16 overall since 2003 (91%)

Gilmer is 123-7 in regular season games since 2003 (95%)               

Gilmer is ranked 6th in the Class 4A-II power rankings

Gilmer's 452 points scored is 10th most in Class 4A-II                                                                   Gilmer's 21.4 point average margin of victory is 8th most in Class 4A-II

Gilmer’s offense is averaging 427 total yards per game

Gilmer's 660 offensive plays consist of 295 passing attempts (45%) and 365 rushing attempts (55%)

Gilmer averages 207.5 yards per game passing (49%) and 219.5 yards per game rushing (51%)

Gilmer has rushing touchdowns by 9 different players

Gilmer has receiving touchdowns by 11 different players

Gilmer’s schedule is the 30th toughest in Class 4A-II according to

Mexia's schedule is the 13th toughest in Class 4A-II according to

Gilmer’s opponents have a combined 57-60 record

Mexia's opponents have a combined 66-51 record

Gilmer is an 17 point favorite over Mexia according to

Did you know?

Since 2000; Gilmer is 156-6 when scoring 30 or more points in a game. When scoring less than 30 points in a game; Gilmer is 30-20


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