Tyler Lions

TYLER LIONS
TYLER LIONS(KTRE Sports)
Published: Aug. 10, 2020 at 2:23 PM CDT|Updated: May. 22, 2022 at 2:46 PM CDT
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Head Coach: Ricklan Holmes

District: 7-5A Division l

School Colors: Blue, Black, White

Stadium Address: 700 Fair Park Dr, Tyler TX 75701

2021 Record: 6-5

Notes: Ricklan Holmes saw the Lions see some success in 2021 following two straight sub par seasons. With 18 of the 21 starters from last year returning the Lions look to be strong again. The one concern is the overall youth of the team and depth on both lines. Derick McFall led CUJO with 14 touchdowns as a sophomore last season and will be leaned on this year as well. Tyler’s top wide receiver Montrell Wade is back after averaging over 70 yards a game as a junior. Safety Xavier Tatum is the top returning tackler on defense, averaging just over six a game last season. Also standing out on defense could be corner back Zachaun Williams and linebacker Ladarius Franklin.

Schedule:

8/19 vs Terrell @ Terrell 7pm (scrimmage)

8/26 vs Marshall @ Marshall. 7:30 p.m.

9/2 vs Tyler Legacy @ Rose Stadium (Tyler High is Away team), 7 p.m.

9/9 vs Mesquite Horn @ Hanby Stadium, 7 p.m.

9/16 vs North Mesquite @ Rose Stadium, 7 p.m. (HC) *

9/22 vs McKinney North @ McKinney ISD Stadium, 7 p.m. *

10/7 vs Lancaster @ Rose Stadium, 7 p.m. *

10/14 vs West Mesquite @ Rose Stadium, 7 p.m. *

10/21 vs Lufkin @ Abe Martin Stadium, 7:30 p.m. *

10/28 vs Longview @ Rose Stadium, 7 p.m. *

11/4 vs Forney @ Forney City Bank Stadium, 7 p.m.

*indicates district game