Long time rivals in East Texas, Longview and John Tyler were ready for a fierce battle. The Lions of John Tyler coming off a big win and ranked 2nd in the state felt pretty good about their chances. Circumstances went against Longview before the game ever started. Star running back Ja’Mycal Hasty had a stress fracture in his back and is out for the season. A huge blow to the Lobos. To top it off, Coach King suspended 10 starters the day before the game which really put a damper on the spirit of the Longview team.
Brandon carries a 4.0263 GPA and has been a member of the football team for 4 years. He participates in AP studies. National Honor Society and Interact Club. He is undecided about his college but plans to attend a school in Texas or Louisiana.
Justin carries a 3.69 GPA He is a 2 year letterman in football and 3-year letterman in track. He is ranked 9th in his class of 454 students.
Former Head Coach from 1974-1987 and compiled a record of 120-34-4 in 14 seasons with the Lobos. Nine of Coach Cox’s teams reached the playoffs including a state semi-final appearance in 1975 and a state quarter final appearance in 1986. Coach Cox is the winningest coach in Longview football history. Coach Cox served as the athletics director for Longview ISD from 1988-2000 and was inducted into the Texas High School Athletics Directors Hall of Honor in 2004.
Morris played from 1992-1994 as quarterback and defensive back.