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Gilmer @ Carthage Game Info & Notes


September 17 - Carthage
STADIUM: Bulldog Stadium
STADIUM ADDRESS: 1600 West Panola St.
Carthage, TX 75633

Mascot: Bulldogs
Colors: Red, White & Black
District: 9-4A DI
Enrollment: 754
2015 Record: 11-4, 4A DI State Semifinalist
2016 Record: 2-0
Week 1: led @ Gladewater 14-10 in 2Q when game called
Week 2: won @ Liberty-Eylau 34-20
Week 3: won v. Whitehouse 23-13
Total Points For: 57
Average Points For Per Game: 28.5
Total Points Against: 33
Average Points Against Per Game: 16.5
Head Coach: Scott Surratt (10th season, 107-25, 107-25 overall)
Offensive Formation: Multiple
Defensive Formation: 4-3
Returning Starters: 6 Offense/6 Defense

Players to Watch:
#75-OL Tanner Elliot, Sr., 6-4, 280 (2015 stats:70 knockdowns)
#28-RB Keaontay Ingram, Jr., 5-11, 198 (2015 stats: 637 yds. 10 TD’s)
#19-QB Kason Davis, Sr., 6-2, 180 (51-81, 671 yards, 7 TDs, 1 INT)
#25-LB Mykel Gates, Jr., 6-0, 215 (2015 stats: 110 tackles)
#90-DL Tre Gatlin, Sr., 6-6, 250 (Has offer from Wyoming)

Historical Stats, Records, and Program Information
2000 1-9-0 Charles Lefall
2001 1-9-0 Charles Lefall
2002 7-5-0 Charles Lefall
2003 8-4-0 Benny Mitchell
2004 6-4-0 Benny Mitchell
2005 7-5-0 Mike Bickham
2006 7-3-0 Mike Bickham
2007 9-3-0 Scott Surratt
2008 14-2-0 Scott Surratt (Won Class 3-A, Division I State Championship)
2009 16-0-0 Scott Surratt (Won Class 3-A, Division II State Championship) 2010 14-2-0 Scott Surratt (Won Class 3-A, Division II State Championship) 2011 9-4-0 Scott Surratt 2012 11-3-0 Scott Surratt 2013 15-1-0 Scott Surratt (Won Class 3-A, Division I State Championship) 2014 6-6-0 Scott Surratt 2015 11-4-0 Scott Surratt 2016 2-0-0 Scott Surratt

1924-29 13-15-4 1930-39 34-40-14
1940-49 56-37-5
1950-59 73-27-3
1960-69 49-49-3 1970-79 49-51-3
1980-89 71-34-6
1990-99 78-36-1
2000-09 76-44-0 2010-16 68-20-0
TOTAL: 567-353-34

Undefeated Seasons: 4 (1954, 1958, 1978, 1991, 2009)
Winless Seasons: 0
State Championship Appearances: (5) 1991 (Lost to A&M Consolidated 35-19), 2008 (Won-Celina 49-37); 2009 (Won-Graham 13-12); 2010 (Won-Coldspring-Oakhurst 47-22); 2013 (Won-Kilgore 34-23)
State Championships: (4) 2008, 2009, 2010, 2013
Last District Championship: 2013
Last Playoff Appearance: 2015
Playoff Record: 53-26-1

Last meeting: 2015, Gilmer won 18-15
Series Record: Gilmer leads: 6-5-0
All-Time Scores

1954: Carthage 21 Gilmer 0 1955: Carthage 39 Gilmer 7 1996: Gilmer 10 Carthage 0 1997: Gilmer 35 Carthage 28 1998: Carthage 35 Gilmer 7 1999: Gilmer 21 Carthage 0 2008: Carthage 31 Gilmer 28 2010: Carthage 38 Gilmer 21 2011: Gilmer 39 Carthage 36 2014: Gilmer 58 Carthage 21 2015: Gilmer 18 Carthage 15
Gilmer has a 3 game winning streak over Carthage (last loss: 21-38 @ Carthage in 2010)
Gilmer has a 23 game regular season winning streak (last loss: 34-29 @ Kilgore, 2013)
Gilmer has a 198 consecutive games scoring streak (last shutout: 10-0 to Pleasant Grove @ Longview Lobo, 2001)
Carthage has a 134 consecutive games scoring streak (last shutout: 43-0 to Crockett, 2006)

This is Gilmer’s 103rd season to play football
Gilmer has never had a winless season
Gilmer head coach Matt Turner is 17-1 in his 2nd season at Gilmer
Gilmer's 660 wins are the 20th most in Texas High School Football History (Source:
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 (
Gilmer has 15 consecutive playoff appearances
Gilmer's 34 district championships are tied for the 13th most in Texas high school football history (Source:
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 18th most in Texas High School Football History (
Gilmer has won more games (192) 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:
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 192-27 since 2000 (88%)
Gilmer is 148-15 in regular season games since 2000 (91%)
Gilmer is 170-17 overall since 2003 (91%)
Gilmer is 125-7 in regular season games since 2003 (95%)
Gilmer's 192 points scored is the most in all classifications
Gilmer’s 32.3 points margin of victory is 4th best in 4A DII
Gilmer’s offense is averaging 614.7 total yards per game
Gilmer's 211 offensive plays consist of 108 passing attempts (51%) and 103 rushing attempts (49%)
Gilmer averages 408.3 yards per game passing (66%) and 206.4 yards per game rushing (34%)
Gilmer’s offense is averaging 8.7 yards per play
Gilmer has receiving touchdowns by 6 different players
Gilmer has rushing touchdowns by 8 different players
Gilmer’s schedule is the 2nd toughest (based on opponents’ power rating) in Class 4A-II according to
Carthage's schedule is the 3rd toughest (based on opponents’ power rating) in Class 4A-I according to
Gilmer is ranked 2nd in the Old Coach Class 4A-II poll
Carthage is ranked 5th in the Old Coach Class 4A-I poll
Gilmer is ranked 2nd in the Class 4A-II power rankings
Carthage is ranked 5th in the Class 4A-I power rankings
Gilmer is ranked 2nd in the Class 4A-II Texas Football Magazine rankings
Carthage is ranked 2nd in the Class 4A-I Texas Football Magazine rankings
Gilmer is ranked 3rd in the Associated Press Class 4A poll
Carthage is ranked 5th in the Associated Press Class 4A poll
Gilmer is a 3 points favorite over Carthage according to

Did you know?
3 of the last 5 games between Carthage and Gilmer have been decided by 3 points
Gilmer’s 18 points in last year’s game against Carthage were the least amount of points scored by the Buckeyes in a game since 2012
Gilmer and Carthage have combined for 9 state championship game appearances and 7 state titles since 2004
Gilmer’s 697 total yards against Center in week 2 was a single game school record
Poppy Brown’s 577 passing yards against Liberty-Eylau in week 1 was a single game school record
Poppy Brown’s 582 total offensive yards against Liberty-Eylau in week 1 was a single game school record
LaMarcus Morton’s 259 receiving yards against Liberty-Eylau in week 1 was a single game school record
Since 2000; Gilmer is 161-7 when scoring 30 or more points in a game. When scoring less than 30 points in a game; Gilmer is 31-20
Gilmer's first 5 opponents had a combined record of 43-20 in 2015, including 4 teams that made the playoffs
Carthage’s Scott Surratt’s 81% winning percentage is the 16th best among all active coaches in Texas


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