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Gilmer Buckeyes

Head Coach: Matt Turner

District: 7-4A Division II

Returning Starters: Six on offense, 5 on defense 

School Colors: Orange, Black

Stadium Address: 850 Buffalo St, Gilmer, TX 75644

Mascot: Buckeyes

2016 record: 13-2 DII state semifinalist/ 5-0 district 

Players to watch: 

QB Poppy Brown ( 5,013 passing, 48 TDs, 344 rushing, 8 TDs) 

WR/DB Red Jones (1,003 receiving, 9 TDs)

WR/DB Qua Heath (765 receiving, 9 TDs)

LB Garry Orr (87 tackles, 5 sacks)

OL Landon Green (75 knockdowns)

DL Todd Cain

LB Wilson Nugent

DL Abel Euceda

RB/ LB Jamareon Granville

DL Jose Rodriguez

WR/DB Morgan Lusty

WR/ DB Brayden Bales

OL Grayson Traylor

DL Juan Garcia 

Notes: Key players return this season, including record-setting QB Brown. Look for more impressive numbers offensively as  WRs Jones and Heath run routes and OL Green protects Brown. LB Orr will work to make sure the defense holds their end. 

Schedule:

  • 9/1, 7:30 p.m. - vs Atlanta at Atlanta
  • 9/8, 7:30 p.m., vs Van at Home
  • 9/15, 7:30 p.m. - vs Paris at Paris (Homecoming)
  • 9/23, 7:30 p.m.- vs Carthage at Home
  • 9/29, 7:30 p.m.- vs Newton at Newton
  • 10/13, 7:30 p.m. - vs Bullard at Home
  • 10/13, 7:30 p.m. - vs Spring Hill at Spring Hill
  • 10/20, 7:30 p.m. - vs Pleasant Grove at Home
  • 10/27, 7:30 p.m. - vs Pittsburg at Pittsburg
  • 11/3, 7:30 p.m. - vs Liberty- Eylau at Home (Senior Night) 
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