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2010 LSG Preview — Gilmer Buckeyes

Team: Gilmer Buckeyes

District: 16-3A

Coach: Jeff Traylor (10 years) 112-17 record at Gilmer; 112-17 Overall Record

Last Years Record: 15-0 overall 5-0 District

2009 Games:
vs Jasper (8-3) (at Tyler) (W 42-14)
at Emory Rains (0-10) (W 76-12)
at Tex. Liberty-Eylau (6-5) (W 35-17)
vs Kilgore (5-6) (W 70-27)
vs Daingerfield (15-1) (W 43-20)
at *Bullard (1-9) (W 71-0)
vs *Tyler Chapel Hill (5-5) (W 45-7)
at *Longview Spring Hill (3-6) (W 66-14)
at *Gladewater (3-8) (W 67-12)
vs *Tatum (6-5) (W 39-20)

Playoffs: Division I Champions
vs Jasper (8-3) (W 57-21) Bi-District
vs Waco La Vega (7-5) (W 44-16) Regionals
vs Navasota (9-3) (W 42-35) QuarterFinals
vs Cuero (13-1) (W 42-36) Semifinals
vs Abilene Wylie (12-2) (W 43-26) Championship

2010 Schedule
26-Aug @ TLR vs. Atlanta 7:30
3-Sep vs. Tatum 7:30
10-Sep vs. Jacksonville 7:30
17-Sep vs. Liberty-Eylau 7:30
24-Sep @ Daingerfield 7:30
8-Oct vs. Gladewater 7:30*
15-Oct @ Carthage :30*
22-Oct vs. Longview Spring Hill 7:30*
29-Oct @ Henderson 7:30*
5-Nov vs. Pittsburg 7:30*

Returning Lettermen: 15

Returning Starters: Offense: 1 Defense: 3

Key Players:
QB Luke Turner 42-456 yards 8 TDS rec. could be QB
RB Gus Johnson 452 yards 9 TDs TOP 30 RB
WR Xavier Easley
OL Michael Boddie committed to Houston BOR OL
LB Chris Miller
LB Ty Barr
LB Jordan McCraven
K Adon Oliveras HM All-State

Notes:
* Might play in the toughest district in all of football with Carthage, Pittsburgh and Henderson
* The Buckeyes will have lots of question marks with only 4 returning starters but they will still be a top 10 team
* Expect Gilmer to go 8-2 or 9-1 in the regular season that also includes a pre-district matchup against 2A champion Daingerfield
* Once in the playoffs they have a good chance of making at least the quarterfinals

History:
7 consecutive years 10+ wins
14 consecutive non-losing seasons
10 year winning streak
90-7 in last 7 years
44 game district winning streak since 2000 (Tied for 16th place all-time)
HC Traylor -- #1 in wins in school history
9 Consecutive Playoff Appearances
All-Time Playoff Record 51-22
All time record 576-361-39 61.01% 976 games
lost to the eventual state champions four out of the past seven years, including three times in a row. (2006-2008)
Playoff Appearances: (29) 1926,1928,1929,1930,1932,1933,1941,1942,1943,1956,1958,1960,1961,1965,1980,1981,1984,1985,1990,1991,2001,2002,2003,2004,2005,2006,2007,2008,2009

Bi-District — 1926, 1965, 1980, 1984, 2001, 2002, 2006
Area — 2005
Regionals — 1928, 1929, 1930, 1932, 1933, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1958, 1961, 1985, 1990, 1991
Quarterfinals — 1956, 1960, 2003, 2008
Runner Up — 1981, 2007
State Champions — 2004, 2009

Championship History: (4) 2-2
1981 3A - Cameron 26, Gilmer 3
2004 3A Division II - Gilmer 49, Jasper 47
2007 3A Division I — Liberty Hill 38, Gilmer 13
2009 3A Division I — Gilmer 43, Abilene Wylie 26

Click to see the complete History page

Last 5 year record: 61-6

Last 10 year record: 112-17

By: Chris Doelle & Michael Wright
Lone Star Gridiron
www.lonestargridiron.com

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