Gilmer v. Sweetwater Game Info & Notes

Gilmer v. Sweetwater Game Info & Notes by Joe Dodd

December 9-Sweetwater

STADIUM: McLane Stadium
STADIUM CAPACITY: 45,140
STADIUM SURFACE: Matrix® Turf
STADIUM ADDRESS:
1001 S M.L.K. Jr Blvd
Waco, TX 76704

 

Mascot: Mustangs                                                                             

Colors: Red & White                                                                     

District: 2-4A DII                                                                 

Enrollment: 536                                                                          

Head Coach: Shane Mobley
(5th season, 45-15, 45-15 overall)             

Offensive Formation: Spread
Defensive Formation: 3-3 Stack

2015 Record: 12-1; 5-0 4A DII Regional Semi-finalist

Returning Starters: Offense 5, Defense 6

2016 Record: 12-1; 5-0 District

        Week 1: won v. Wichita Falls (1-9) 42-14

        Week 2: won @ Big Spring (0-9) 60-20

        Week 3: won @ San Angelo Lake View (1-8) 52-6

        Week 4: cancelled v. Snyder

        Week 5: won v. Pecos (5-5) 80-38

Week 6: won @ Lamesa (1-9) 52-12

Week 7: open

Week 8: won v. Fort Stockton (3-7) 53-0

Week 9: won @ Seminole (9-4) 39-22

Week 10: lost v. Monahans (9-3) 16-19

Week 11: won @ Midland Greenwood (7-3) 28-14

Week 12: won v. Dalhart (2-9) (at Levelland) 48-21

Week 13: won v. Krum (10-2) (at Stephenville) 40-20

Week 14: won v. Glen Rose (8-5) (at Graham) 44-14

Week 15: won v. Seminole (9-4) (at Midland's Grande) 38-14

Total Points For:  592          Average Points Per Game: 45.5

Total Points Against: 214     Average Points Against Per Game: 16.5

 

Historical Stats, Records, and Program Information

SWEETWATER
YEAR W-L-T COACH

2000   8-4-0 Hank Dowell
2001   9-3-0 Kent Jackson
2002 10-4-0 Kent Jackson
2003   9-3-0 Kent Jackson
2004 11-3-0 Kent Jackson
2005 13-2-0 Kent Jackson
2006   9-3-0 Kent Jackson
2007   7-5-0 Kent Jackson
2008 10-3-0 Kent Jackson
2009   1-9-0 Craig Slaughter                                                                          
2010   4-6-0 Craig Slaughter                                                                           
2011   4-6-0 Craig Slaughter                                                                       
2012   4-6-0 Shane Mobley                                                                          
2013   4-6-0 Shane Mobley                                                                    
2014 13-1-0 Shane Mobley                                                                   
2015 12-1-0 Shane Mobley                                                                   
2016 12-1-0 Shane Mobley


ALL-TIME RECORD:   674-387-29


Undefeated Seasons: 0                                                                

Winless Seasons: 5 (1908, 1909, 1911, 1929, 1975)                                                        

State Championship Appearances: 2-1967 (L/Nederland 7-20); 1985 (W/Tomball 17-7)                                                                                
State Championships: 1 (1985)                                                  

District Championships:26

Last District Championship: 2016

Last Playoff Appearance: 2015

Playoff Record: 55-29-2                                                    

Consecutive Playoffs: 3 (2014-2016)

STREAKS

Gilmer has an 10-game winning streak (last loss: 55-37 @ Carthage in week 4)

Sweetwater has a 5-game winning streak (last loss: 19-16 v. Monahans in week 10)

Sweetwater has a 3-game losing streak in semifinal games (last win: 26-0 v. Cleburne in 1967)

Gilmer has a 5-game winning streak in games against West Texas teams (last loss: 41-6 to Olney is 1960 2A Quarterfinal)

Sweetwater has a 2-game losing streak in games against East Texas teams

Gilmer has a 2-game losing streak in games played in Waco (lost 26-3 to Cameron Yoe in 1981 3A Final; lost 38-13 to Liberty Hill in 2007 3A DI Final)

Gilmer has a 209 consecutive games scoring streak (last shutout: 10-0 to Pleasant Grove @ Longview Lobo, 2001)

Sweetwater has a 13 consecutive games scoring streak (last shutout: 31-0 to Krum, 3rd round of playoffs, 2015)

 

 

 

HISTORIC NOTES

This is Sweetwater’s 106th season to play football

This is Gilmer’s 103rd season to play football

Gilmer has never had a winless season

Sweetwater has had 3 winless seasons (including their first two seasons of 2 games each)

Gilmer head coach Matt Turner is 27-2 in his 2nd season at Gilmer

This is Gilmer’s 36th appearance in the playoffs

This is Sweetwater’s 33rd appearance in the playoffs

This will be Gilmer’s 103rd playoff game in school history

This will be Sweetwater’s 87th playoff game in school history

This is Gilmer’s 16th consecutive year in the playoffs

This is Sweetwater’s 3rd consecutive year in the playoffs

This is Gilmer’s 3rd consecutive year to reach the semi-finals of the playoffs

This is the 7th appearance in the past 13 years for the Buckeyes in the semi-finals

This is Sweetwater’s first semifinal appearance since 2005

Gilmer is 76-25-1 in playoff games all time (75%) the 8th best winning percentage in Texas High School Football History                          

Gilmer is 48-12 in playoff games since 2001 (80%)

Gilmer is 6-1 all time in state semi-final games (86%)

Sweetwater is 1-4-1 all time in state semi-final games (17%)

Gilmer's 76 playoff wins are tied for the 18th most in Texas High School Football History 

Sweetwater's 674 wins are the 16th most in Texas High School Football History 

Gilmer's 670 wins are the 20th most in Texas High School Football History 

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 

Gilmer's 35 district championships are tied for the 13th most in Texas high school football history 

Gilmer has recorded 15 undefeated regular seasons, tied for 8th most in Texas High School Football History 

Gilmer has recorded 22 10-win seasons, tied for 18th most in Texas High School Football History 

Sweetwater has recorded 19 10-win seasons, tied for 31st most in Texas High School Football History 

Gilmer has won more games (202) than any other 4A team in the state since 2000

Texas HS teams with the most wins in the past 13 seasons (2004-2016)

178-17       Katy  (4 state championships)                                          

167-17    Gilmer (3 state championships)                                     

167-24    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 202-28 since 2000 (88%)                                                  

Gilmer is 180-18 overall since 2003 (91%)

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2016 SEASON NOTES

Gilmer's 689 points scored is the 2nd most in 4A DII and tied for 9th most in all classifications

Sweetwater's 592 points scored is the 6th most in 4A DII

Gilmer’s offense is averaging 534.2 total yards per game

Sweetwater’s offense is averaging 480.1 total yards per game

Gilmer's 938 offensive plays consist of 499 passing attempts (53%) and 439 rushing attempts (47%)

Sweetwater's 750 offensive plays consist of 311 passing attempts (41%) and 439 rushing attempts (59%)

Gilmer averages 337.3 yards per game passing (63%) and 196.9 yards per game rushing (37%)

Sweetwater averages 232.9 yards per game passing (49%) and 247.2 yards per game rushing (51%)

Gilmer’s offense is averaging 7.97 yards per play

Sweetwater’s offense is averaging 8.32 yards per play

Gilmer has receiving touchdowns by 9 different players

Gilmer has rushing touchdowns by 9 different players

Sweetwater has receiving touchdowns by 6 different players

Sweetwater has rushing touchdowns by 8 different players

Gilmer’s offense has turned the ball over 27 times (10 Interceptions and 17 fumbles)

Sweetwater’s offense has turned the ball over 9 times (5 Interceptions and 4 fumbles)

Gilmer’s defense forced 24 turnovers in 14 games (11 Interceptions and 13 fumbles)

Sweetwater’s defense forced 32 turnovers in 13 games (19 Interceptions and 13 fumbles)

Gilmer has a -3 turnover ratio for the season

Sweetwater has a +23 turnover ratio for the season

Gilmer’s defense allows an average of 188.6 yards rushing per game

Gilmer’s defense allows an average of 129.6 yards passing per game

Gilmer's defense has given up 151 or less rushing yards in 7 games

Gilmer's defense has given up 200 or more passing yards in only 4 games, and none in playoff games

Gilmer’s defense has 46 sacks in 14 games

Sweetwater’s defense has 13 sacks in 13 games

Gilmer's opponents have converted only 61 of 189 3rd downs (32%)

Gilmer’s schedule is the 5th toughest (based on opponents’ power rating) in Class 4A-II according to PigskinPrep.com

Sweetwater’s schedule is the 50st toughest (based on opponents’ power rating) in Class 4A-II according to PigskinPrep.com

Gilmer’s opponents have a combined 90-71 record

Sweetwater's opponents have a combined 66-85 record

Gilmer is a 6 points favorite over Sweetwater 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 4,722 passing yards through 14 games ranks as the best season total in team history

Gilmer needs 1,098 total yards to pass the 2014 team for most all time

8,577        2014         16 games

7,479         2016          14 games

                                                                                                     

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Did you know?

McLane Stadium opened in 2014

This is the first appearance at McLane Stadium for Gilmer and Sweetwater

Sweetwater High School to McLane Stadium in Waco is 230 miles. Gilmer High School to McLane Stadium in Waco is 171 miles

Gilmer is 0-2 in games played in Waco (lost 26-3 to Cameron Yoe in 1981 3A Final at Floyd Casey Stadium; lost 38-13 to Liberty Hill in 2007 3A DI Final at Floyd Casey Stadium)

Sweetwater v. East Texas (0-2)

2005: Lost to Tatum 32-19 in 3A-DII Semifinal

1991: Lost to Carthage 32-13 in 4A Semifinal

Gilmer v. West Texas (5-2)

2012: Defeated Graham 50-7 in 3A-DII Semifinal

2009: Defeated Abilene Wylie 43-26 in 3A-DI Final

2007: Defeated Abilene Wylie 28-21 in 3A-DI Semifinal

2004: Defeated Snyder 53-20 in 3A-DII Semifinal

1981: Defeated Kermit 28-0 in 1981 3A Semifinal

1960: Lost 41-6 to Olney in 2A Quarterfinal

1932: Lost 18-0 to Graham in Class B Regional Final

Gilmer in the Semifinals (6-1)

2015: Lost 49-44 to Celina in 4A-DII

2014: Defeated Celina 67-14 in 4A-DII

2012: Defeated Graham 50-7 in 3A-DII

2009: Defeated Cuero 42-36 in 3A-DI

2007: Defeated Abilene Wylie 28-21 in 3A-DI

2004: Defeated Snyder 53-20 in 3A-DII

1981: Defeated Kermit 28-0 in 1981 3A

Sweetwater in the Semifinals (1-4-1)

2005: Lost to Tatum 32-19 in 3A-DII

1991: Lost to Carthage 32-13 in 4A

1987: Lost to Rockwall 13-6 in 4A

1985: Tied Austin Westlake 21-21 in 4A (advanced on tie breaker)

1984: Lost to Denison 31-7 in 4A

1967: Defeated Cleburne 26-0 in 3A

 

Gilmer had 23 turnovers in 10 regular season games, but has only 4 turnovers in 4 playoff games

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 and the 3rd most yards in any classification in 2016

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

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

Since 2000; Gilmer is 171-8 (96%) when scoring 30 or more points in a game. When scoring less than 30 points in a game; Gilmer is 31-20 (61%)


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