Head Coach: Ricklan Holmes
District: 7-5A Division l
School Colors: Blue, Black, White
Stadium Address: 700 Fair Park Dr, Tyler TX 75701
2019 Record: 3-8, 3-3
Notes: Lions were on lopsided losses in their first three games of the season outscored 115-24 to larger schools. When district play opened it was hard for John Tyler to get traction, as that would lead to a dismal three win season. Speed is always a component of tradition rich JT, ground game is their calling card. Coach Ricklan Holmes has the challenge of building the confidence of his team even when things aren’t going their way. Ball control keeping the opposition’s offense on the sidelines is best suited for their brand of ball. Defensively stopping teams and forcing turnovers can help the offense hit its potential. Longview is now in their district dropping, and was one of those early lopsided wins against JT. To be sure Holmes won’t let his squad ever forget.
9/24(THURS) vs Texas High @ Rose Stadium 7 p.m.
10/2 vs Tyler Lee @ Rose Stadium- 7 p.m.
10/9 vs Nacogdoches @ Nacogdoches- 7 p.m.
10/16 vs Mesquite Horn @ Mesquite- 7:30 p.m.
10/23 vs. McKinney North @ McKinney- 7:30 p.m.
10/30 - BYE
11/6 vs West Mesquite @ Rose - 7:30 p.m.
11/13 vs Wylie East @ Wylie- 7:30 p.m.
11/20 vs Highland Park @ Rose - 7:30 p.m.
11/27 vs Sherman @ Sherman- 7:30 p.m.
12/4 vs. Longview @ Rose - 7:30 p.m.