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Gilmer v. Celina Game Info & Notes

By JOE DODD

December 2-Celina
STADIUM: Memorial Stadium
STADIUM CAPACITY: 19,400
STADIUM SURFACE: FieldTurf
STADIUM ADDRESS:
2411 W Scyene Rd
Mesquite, TX 75149

Mascot: Bobcats Colors: Orange & White District: 5-4A DII Enrollment: 697 Head Coach: Bill Elliott (5th season, 57-11, 57-11 overall) Offensive Formation: Multiple
Defensive Formation: 10-1
2015 Record: 15-1; 5-0 4A DII state finalist/5-0 District
Returning Starters: Offense 5, Defense 5
2016 Record: 11-2; 5-0 District
Week 1: lost @ Princeton 27-42
Week 2: won v. Argyle Liberty Christian 55-43
Week 3: lost @ Argyle 14-43
Week 4: won @ Fort Worth YMLA  72-0
Week 5: won v. Dallas Pinkston 65-6
Week 6: Open
Week 7: won v. Caddo Mills 61-0
Week 8: won @ Nevada Community 56-14
Week 9: won v. Melissa 40-7
Week 10: won @ Bonham 54-24
Week 11: won v. Aubrey 49-13
Week 12: won v. Emory Rains (at Mesquite Memorial) 62-21
Week 13: won v. Gladewater (at Forney's City Bank) 44-41
Week 14: won v. Texarkana Pleasant Grove (at Mesquite Memorial) 23-19
Total Points For: 622 Average Points Per Game: 47.8
Total Points Against: 273 Average Points Against Per Game: 21

Historical Stats, Records, and Program Information
CELINA
YEAR W-L-T COACH
2000 16-0-0 G.A.Moore 2A DII State Champions
2001 16-0-0 G.A.Moore 2A DII State Champions
2002 11-1-0 Butch Ford
2003 10-2-0 Butch Ford
2004 13-1-0 Butch Ford
2005 16-0-0 Butch Ford 2A DII State Champions
2006 15-1-0 Butch Ford
2007 16-0-0 Butch Ford 3A DII State Champions
2008 12-4-0 Butch Ford 3A DII State Finalist
2009 7-5-0 Butch Ford 2010 11-1-0 Butch Ford 2011 11-1-0 Butch Ford 2012 10-3-0 Bill Elliott 2013 9-2-0 Bill Elliott 2014 12-3-0 Bill Elliott 2015 15-1-0 Bill Elliott 2016 11-2-0 Bill Elliott


DECADES W- L- T
1920-29 7-27-3
1930-39 38-16-7
1940-49 15-38-3
1950-59 3-32-0
1960-69 64-41-3
1970-79 97-14-3
1980-89 61-45-2
1990-99 110-17-1
2000-09 132-14-0 2010-16 79-13-0
ALLTIME: 606-257-22
Undefeated Seasons10 (1925, 1934, 1935, 1969, 1971, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2005, 2007)Winless Seasons13 (1921, 1923, 1926, 1927, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1941, 1944, 1945, 1951, 1952, 1958) State Championship Appearances11-1974 (T/Big Sandy 0-0); 1995 (W/Alto 32-28); 1998 (W/Elysian Fields 28-0); 1999 (W/Elysian Fields 38-7); 2000 (W/Mart 21-17); 2001 (W/Garrison 41-35); 2005 (W/Paul Pewitt 28-12); 2006 (L/Liberty Hill 19-22); 2007 (W/China Spring 21-14); 2008 (L/Carthage 37-49); 2015 (L/West Orange-Stark 3-22) State Championships8 (1974, 1995, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2005, 2007)Last District Championship: 2016Last Playoff Appearance: 2015Playoff Record: 99-24-2 ConsecutivePlayoffs:23 (1994-2016)

All-Time Series
GILMER vs. Celina: 2-1-0
45 - 2003 - 22
67 - 2014 - 14
44 - 2015 – 49

COMMON OPPONENTS
Argyle Liberty Christian Celina won 55-43; Gilmer won 61-19
Melissa Celina won 40-7; Gilmer won 55-6
Gladewater Celina won 44-41; Gilmer won 35-28
Texarkana Pleasant Grove Celina won 23-19; Gilmer won 31-10

STREAKS
Gilmer has an 9-game winning streak (last loss: 55-37 @ Carthage in week 4)
Celina has a 10-game winning streak (las loss: 43-14 @ Argyle in week 3)
Gilmer has a 208 consecutive games scoring streak (last shutout: 10-0 to Pleasant Grove @ Longview Lobo, 2001)

NOTES
This is Gilmer’s 103rd season to play football
Gilmer has never had a winless season
Gilmer head coach Matt Turner is 26-2 in his 2nd season at Gilmer
This is Gilmer’s 36th appearance in the playoffs
This will be Gilmer’s 102nd playoff game in school history
This is Gilmer’s 16th consecutive year in the playoffs
This is Gilmer’s 3rd consecutive year to reach the 4th round of the playoffs
This is the 8th time in the past 10 years for the Buckeyes to reach the fourth round of the playoffs
Gilmer is 75-25-1 in playoff games all time (74%) the 8th best winning percentage in Texas High School Football History (Source: www.TexasHighSchoolFootballHistory.com)
Gilmer is 47-12 in playoff games since 2001 (80%)
Gilmer is 6-4 all time in fourth round playoff games (60%)
Gilmer is 6-3 in playoff games at Mesquite’s Memorial Stadium (67%)
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 2015-Gilmer 63 Mexia 14 2015-Celina 49 Gilmer 44
Gilmer's 75 playoff wins are tied for the 18th most in Texas High School Football History (Source: www.TexasHighSchoolFootballHistory.com)
Gilmer's 669 wins are the 20th most in Texas High School Football History (Source: www.TexasHighSchoolFootballHistory.com)
Gilmer has 21 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's 35 district championships are tied for the 13th most in Texas high school football history (Source: www.TexasHighSchoolFootballHistory.com)
Gilmer has recorded 15 undefeated regular seasons, tied for 8th most in Texas High School Football History (Source:www.TexasHighSchoolFootballHistory.com)
Gilmer has recorded 22 10-win seasons, tied for 18th most in Texas High School Football History (Source:www.TexasHighSchoolFootballHistory.com)
Gilmer has won more games (201) than any other 4A team in the state since 2000
Texas HS teams with the most wins in the past 13 seasons (2004-2016) (Source: www.TexasHighSchoolFootballHistory.com)
178-17 Katy (4 state championships) 166-17 Gilmer (3 state championships) 166-24 Aledo (5 state championships) 158-24 Southlake Carroll (4 state championships) 154-26 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 201-28 since 2000 (88%)
Gilmer is 179-18 overall since 2003 (91%)
Gilmer's 646 points scored is the 2nd most in 4A DII and tied for 15th most in all classifications
Celina's 622 points scored is the 4th most in 4A DII and tied for 24th most in all classifications
Gilmer’s offense is averaging 538 total yards per game
Gilmer's 884 offensive plays consist of 468 passing attempts (53%) and 416 rushing attempts (47%)
Gilmer averages 336.7 yards per game passing (63%) and 201.3 yards per game rushing (37%)
Gilmer’s offense is averaging 7.9 yards per play
Gilmer has receiving touchdowns by 9 different players
Gilmer has rushing touchdowns by 9 different players
Gilmer’s schedule is the 5th toughest (based on opponents’ power rating) in Class 4A-II according to PigskinPrep.com
Celina’s schedule is the 51st toughest (based on opponents’ power rating) in Class 4A-II according to PigskinPrep.com
Gilmer’s opponents have a combined 78-68 record
Celina's opponents have a combined 63-80 record
Gilmer is a 6 points favorite over Celina according to PigskinPrep.com
Gilmer QB Aaron Brown’s first 10 starts produced 7 of the top 16 single game performances for total offensive yards in team history
Gilmer QB Aaron Brown’s first 10 starts produced 6 of the top 12 single game performances for passing yards in team history
Gilmer QB Aaron Brown’s first 9 starts produced 3 of the top 10 single game performances for touchdown passes in team history
Gilmer’s 2016 team’s first 5 games produced 3 of the top 15 single game performances for total offensive yards in team history
Gilmer’s 2016 team’s 4,377 passing yards through 13 games ranks as the 2nd best season total in team history
Gilmer needs 327 passing yards to break the school record of 4,703 set in 2014
Gilmer needs 40 total yards to pass the 2012 team for 5th most all time
8,577 2014 16 games
7,301 2004 16 games
7,100 2007 15 games
7,095 2013 13 games
7,033 2012 16 games
6,994 2016 13 games
Gilmer junior Aaron Brown needs 539 total yards to pass Manuel Johnson for most in a season
5,135 2004 Manuel Johnson (16 games) 4,596 2016 Aaron Brown (13 games)
Gilmer junior quarterback Aaron Brown’s 4,314 passing yards in 2016 are a team record for most in a season
Gilmer junior Aaron Brown needs 6 touchdown passes to tie Manuel Johnson for most in a season
48 2004 Manuel Johnson (16 games) 47 2006 G.J. Kinne (11 games) 47 2014 McLane Carter (16 games) 42 2016 Aaron Brown (13 games) 42 2009 Darian Godfrey (15 games)
Gilmer senior LaMarcus Morton needs 3 receiving yards to pass Tay Bowser for 3rd most in a season and needs 50 receiving yards to pass Manuel Johnson for 2nd most in a season
1,305 2011 Darrion Pollard (13 games) 1,168 2003 Manuel Johnson (14 games) 1,120 2004 Tay Bowser (16 games) 1,118 2016 LaMarcus Morton (13 games)
Gilmer senior LaMarcus Morton needs 5 receptions to pass Curtis Brown for 5th most in a season
84 2011 Darrion Pollard (13 games) 80 2004 Kevin Hollis (16 games) 79 2003 Manuel Johnson (14 games) 73 2007 Houston Tuminello (15 games) 63 2005 Curtis Brown (12 games) 59 2016 LaMarcus Morton (13 games)
Gilmer senior LaMarcus Morton needs 2 touchdown receptions to pass Darrian Pollard and be tied for 6th most in a season
16 2014 Blake Lynch (16 games) 15 2013 Desmond Pollard (13 games) 15 2007 Houston Tuminello (15 games) 14 2006 Curtis Brown (8 games) 14 2006 Lamar Harris (11 games) 13 2005 Willie Darden (12 games) 13 2004 Kevin Hollis (16 games) 13 2003 Manuel Johnson (14 games) 12 2011 Darrion Pollard (13 games) 11 2016 LaMarcus Morton (13 games)
Gilmer sophomore Adan Ibarra needs 7 extra point kicks to pass Adon Olivares for 3rd most in a season
90 2013 Pablin Olivares (13 games) 86 2014 Juan Esquivel (15 games) 78 2009 Adon Olivares (15 games) 72 2016 Adan Ibarra (13 games)

Did you know?
This will be Celina’s 3rd playoff game at Mesquite’s memorial Stadium this post season
Celina High School to Memorial Stadium in Mesquite is 53.5 miles. Gilmer High School to Memorial Stadium in Mesquite is 109 miles
Celina started the season 1-2 before winning 10 consecutive games
Celina’s 8 state championships are tied with Katy and Southlake Carroll for the most in state history
Gilmer has won 2 state championships (2009 & 2014) since Celina won their most recent title in 2007
Gilmer's 67 points scored against Celina in the 2014 semifinal game were the most allowed in a game in Celina history, and the 53-point margin of defeat was the worst in Celina history.
Celina’s 49-44 win over Gilmer in the 2015 semifinal ended the Buckeyes’ team records of 30 consecutive wins and 10 consecutive playoff wins and ended the Buckeyes’ perfect (6-0) record in semifinal games
Celina’s 49-44 win over Gilmer in the 2015 semifinal featured 8 turnovers and 5 lead changes
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
Texarkana Pleasant Grove was the last team to hold Gilmer scoreless, with a 10-0 first round playoff win in 2001, since then the Buckeyes have scored in 206 consecutive games
Since 2000; Gilmer is 170-8 when scoring 30 or more points in a game. When scoring less than 30 points in a game; Gilmer is 31-20

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