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Gilmer v. Liberty-Eylau 2016 Game Info & Notes

Gilmer v. Liberty-Eylau 2016 Game Info & Notes
byJOE DODD

August 25-Liberty-Eylau
13th Annual CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Football Classic
STADIUM: Earl Campbell Field at Christus Trinity Mother Frances Rose Stadium

STADIUM CAPACITY: 11,359

STADIUM SURFACE: Artificial Turf

STADIUM ADDRESS:

700 Fair Park Dr.

Tyler, TX 75701

Mascot: Leopards
Colors: Crimson/Black/White
District: 7-4A I
Enrollment: 753
Head Coach: Steve Wells(3rdseason at school, 20-8, 77-70 overall)
2014 Record: 12-2; 5-0, Regional Finalist
Offensive Formation: Spread Defensive Formation: 4-2-5
Returning Starters: 5 Offense/4 Defense

Players to Watch:
#88-DELagaryonn Carson, Sr., 6-5, 275(2015 4A Defensive Player of the Year; 170 tackles, 10 sacks, 6 Forced Fumbles; Verbally committed to the University of Texas and recruited by former Gilmer head coach Jeff Traylor)
#75-OLFranklin Smith, Sr., 6-4, 285
#40-LB Michael Lindley, Sr., 5-11, 210 (114 tackles in 2015 as DL)
#22-RB Kameron Levingston, Sr., 5-11, 195
#8-LB Deandre Hoof, Jr., 5-11, 185 (District Newcomer of the Year in 2015)
#21-RB Kevin Florence, Sr. 5-11, 195 (10.8 100 meter)
#81-DE Orion Williams, Jr., 6-4, 220

Series History
Last meeting: 2015, Gilmer won 50-45
Series Record: Liberty-Eylau leads 11-10
GILMER vs. Liberty-Eylau (10-11-0)

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 – 2009 – 17 28 – 2010 – 12 43 – 2010 – 33 21 – 2011 – 7 55 – 2014 – 16 50 – 2015 – 45
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 6-5-0 Brian Brown 2012 4-6-0 Brian Brown 2013 6-5-0 Brian Brown 2014 8-6-0 Steve Wells 2015 12-2-0 Steve Wells

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 2010-15 44-27-0

TOTAL: 455-278-13

Undefeated Seasons: 2 (1959, 1967)

Winless Seasons: 0

Last District Championship: 2015

Last Playoff Appearance: 2015

Playoff Record: 26-17-0

STREAKS
Gilmer has a 20 game regular season winning streak (last loss: 34-29 @ Kilgore, 2013)
Gilmer has a 14 game season opener winning streak (last loss: 20-14 @ Gladewater, 2001)
Gilmer has a 12 game winning streak at TMF Rose Stadium (last loss: 61-58 to Canton, 2005)
Gilmer has an 8 game winning streak over Liberty-Eylau (last loss: 39-36 in first round of 2006 playoffs)
Gilmer has a 195 game consecutive scoring streak (last shutout: 10-0 @ Longview to Pleasant Grove, 2001)

NOTES
Gilmer is 17-2 since 2000 in games played at TMF Rose Stadium(89%)
This is Gilmer’s 103rd season to play football
Gilmer has never had a winless season
Gilmer's 657 wins are the 20th most in Texas High School Football History (Source: www.TexasHighSchoolFootballHistory.com)
Gilmer has 20 consecutive non-losing seasons, the 4th longest active streak and tied for the 20th longest all-time streak in Texas High School Football History (Source:www.TexasHighSchoolFootballHistory.com)
Gilmer has 15 consecutive playoff appearances
Gilmer's 34 district championships are tied for the 13th most in Texashigh school football history(Source: www.TexasHighSchoolFootballHistory.com)
Gilmer has recorded 15 undefeated regular seasons, tied for 8th most in TexasHigh School Football History(Source:www.TexasHighSchoolFootballHistory.com)
Gilmer has recorded 21 10-win seasons, tied for 18th most in TexasHigh School Football History(Source:www.TexasHighSchoolFootballHistory.com)
Gilmer has won more games (189) than any other 4A team in the state since 2000


Texas HS teams with the most wins in the past 12 seasons (2004-2015)(Source: www.TexasHighSchoolFootballHistory.com)
168-14 Katy (4 state championships)154-16 Gilmer (3 state championships)153-24 Aledo (5 state championships)148-22 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 13 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 15-1 in season openers since 2000 (only loss: 20-14 to Gladewater, 2001)
Gilmer is 189-27 since 2000 (88%)
Gilmer is 145-15 in regular season games since 2000 (91%)
Gilmer is 167-17 overall since 2003 (91%)
Gilmer is 122-7 in regular season games since 2003 (95%)
Gilmer’s schedule is the 32nd toughest (based on opponents’ records) in Class 4A-II according to PigskinPrep.com
Center's schedule is the 66th toughest (based on opponents’ records) in Class 4A-II according to PigskinPrep.com
Gilmer is ranked 3rd in the pre-season Old Coach Class 4A-II poll
Liberty-Eylau is ranked 8th in the pre-season Old Coach Class 4A-I poll
Gilmer is ranked 2nd in the pre-season Class 4A-II Pigskinprep.com power rankings
Liberty-Eylau is ranked 4 in the pre-season Class 4A-I Pigskinprep.com power rankings
Gilmer is ranked 2nd in the pre-season Class 4A-II Texas Football Magazine rankings
Liberty-Eylau is ranked 4th in the pre-season Class 4A-I Texas Football Magazine rankings
Gilmer is ranked 6th in the pre-season Associated Press Class 4A poll
Liberty-Eylau is ranked 9th in the pre-season Associated Press Class 4A poll
Liberty-Eylau is a 3 points favorite over Gilmer according to PigskinPrep.com

Did you know?
Since 2000; Gilmer is 158-7 when scoring 30 or more points in a game. When scoring less than 30 points in a game; Gilmer is 31-20
Liberty-Eylau head coach Steve Wells is 2-6 against Gilmer as head coach at 4 different schools (Hooks, Mineola, Jacksonville, Liberty-Eylau)
Gilmer's first 5 opponents had a combined record of 43-20 in 2015, including 4 teams that made the playoffs
Liberty-Eylau has put eight players in the NFL
Liberty-Eylau head coach Steve Wells was the winning coach in the longest high school football game in recorded history. In 2010, while head coach at Jacksonville, Wells’ Indians played a game consisting of four quarters, 12 overtimes, 5 and a half hours and 165 points, before finally defeating Nacogdoches in a game that started at 7:30pm and ended just before 1am.
Gilmer’s returning players accounted for 65% of their receiving yards (2,064), 47% of their rushing yards (1,495) and 51% of their touchdowns (40) in 2015


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