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2017 Hall of Fame Inductees: Joel Armstrong & Darion Flowers

October 27, 2017

From Longview High School, Joel Armstrong

Joel Armstrong was a standout player at Longview High School, graduating in 2003. He was a three-year starter for head coach Pat Collins and was named All East Texas and All District in 11-5A, named Longview’s Offensive MVP.  Joel’s senior season at LHS in 2002, he passed for 1,271 yards and 13 touchdowns while rushing for 567 yards.  He led the Lobos to a 10-4 record and a trip to the 5A Division II quarterfinals. He went on to play at Rice University and graduated from in 2007 with a bachelor’s degree in economics and managerial studies.

From John Tyler High School, Darion Flowers

Darion was a two-sport letterman for the Lions who excelled on and off the field. He played a pivotal role in this rivalry during the 2010 and 2011 seasons. In 2011, Darion had 6 catches for 92 yards and a touchdown. He continued his playing career at Sam Houston State where he was a multiple year starter and is currently finishing up his bachelor’s degree.


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