Jackets Beat Cuero…Iconic WINNNN !

The Yellowjackets win over defending State Champion Cuero Friday night in Jacket Stadium will go down as one of the great wins in Jacket history.  While Cuero is not having a championship season, the Gobblers are and will be a standard held by few in Class 4 A. With 4/4 returning starters back from the State Championship team of last season, this team is loaded with talented sophomore and juniors.  Ranked as high as 16th earlier in the season, Cuero has lost several games by less than a few points.

People reading this maybe for the first time, may question the soundness of beating a team that is not having a great win/loss record.  But as Head Coach Matt Green pointed out Friday night after the game, Cuero still has one of the very best Coaches in the State in Travis Reeve.  Their string of many State Championships goes back over 50 years.  Cuero is one of the best football programs in the State.  Llano had never beaten the Gobblers until Friday night.

I was fortunate to get back to my pickup after the game to listen to the “GREAT ONE”, Art Dlugach with his interviews and comments post game.  Art reminded his listeners that this was the second time the Jackets have beaten a State Champion in the following  year after they won State.  in 2002 Bandera played Llano in the last game of the season.  Winner would go to the playoffs.  Llano played one of the greatest games in Jacket history playing in Bandera…  But in a second over-time, Bandera won.  Yellowjackets on that team such as Jason Smith, Hunter Ratliff, record holder Michael White, Jerrod Virdell, Nick Moratori, Adam Gunter, Theron Oatman, Rhett Butler and Blake Freeman to name a few.  Bandera finished the season with a 5-5 record.  They finished the season 11-5!…. State Champions.  Llano beat Bandera the next season 42-0 in Llano.

Llano played a complete game Friday night.  The defense played lights out against a quick and fast team.  Where to start?  Might start with the Jackets front three down lineman, that produced 7 plays for a loss.  Starters Jansen Morris, Jacob Cruz, Guillermo Davila, junior Cade Ligon and Edgardo Resendiz had “Best Games” all five.  Jansen went down with an injury, yet the pressure continued.  Junior Dalton Enberg too is making plays.  At one point in the fourth quarter, the Cuero quarterbacks had 7 straight incomplete passes. Strong secondary play.  Great pass rush.

The Secondary you ask?  Never has Llano had this kind of speed.  Maybe should not say this but safety Aaron Brown is having an all star season.  Reminds me of the safety play in the vein of past greats Billy Bickett and Chad Wootan. Great open field tackler. And do not believe Aaron has let anyone get behind him all year.  His secondary members with lots of speed and savvy are super player senior Justin Yocum and junior Luke Keller at the corners.  Sound tacklers both.  Both Seniors  Joseph Reed and and Randall Murray have really become  difference makers. Making tackles for losses, and then defending in the lonely secondary..  Seniors having a great year.

Llano’s linebackers are tremendous.  Great tacklers.  Motors never stop.  Speed. These linebackers are setting the bar very high.  Junior Mason Baker, senior Logan Duggar, senior Juan Flores, senior Ryan Warner, senior Quentin Franklin are just so good.  When the Jacket defense is on the field, I feel safe.  Aaron Inge is contributing, as is Anthony Meza, a sophomore.  Love watching these guys play.  Holding Cuero to 16 points was a feat.

When you score 35 points, and your quarterback throws 5 touchdown passes,  something is working.  Senior Braxton Vickers is going to fill the record book.  Usually calm and in control.  Having a great year, and he has help.  Throwing to eight different receivers this season.  Great play coming from junior Jared Beasley ( 3 for 119 yards) ..two TD catches, one for a mere 81 yards to break open the game in the third quarter to put Llano out front 21-16.  Catches by Senior Donaven Arrellano, Brown (4 for 36 yards), senior John Roberts two catches for 7 yards, but one a TD in the third quarter.  And Luke Keller had a catch.  Watched as senior Jacob Bubenik blocked great downfield for Donaven.  Spreading the ball around.  All of the players can score.  All are fast.  This Braxton lead offense is averaging 36.4 points per game.  Maintained…would be a school record.

Another observation.  I think this game with Cuero, junior Quincy Prince became a real receiver.  Sure, he has caught lots of passes, and lots of TDs.  He has won games, and showed great speed and smooth moves.  But after Friday night, I totally trust Quincy.  He caught 8 passes for 165 yards, and two TDs.  But it was not the statistics I saw.  It was the maturity that I watched as Quincy caught every pass with his hands extended out.  He watched the football come into his hands, and not his chest.  Then he displayed is skills. Man, where is the bar?  Quincy and this group of receivers should be confident enough to worry any foe.  Yardage after the catch is off the charts.

All of this and the guys that no one remembers, do all of the heavy lifting.  And usually only Mom, Dad, a few grandparents, and a Coach or two know their names.  Luke Hicks, Heath Godfrey, Jose Villa, Lewis McTighe, and sophomore Matthew Whitley, Enberg, Morris, and Resendiz make up an offensive line that is getting better every game.  These players are the toughest on the field.  Someone hits them in the mouth nearly every play.  Yet they play together, and know what each other faces every play.  This unit is getting strong and confident.   Our record breakers know their names.

I think I have this right.  After the Cuero game, Art ‘s interview with Coach Matt Green…Green said Llano would be in the playoffs, unless Cuero were to beat both Wimberley and Navarro.

Then the winner of the Llano-Bandera would be the fourth team.  Make no plans yet.  Bandera is 6-1, and they have a good program beginning there.  New Coach, new attitude, and new beliefs. Bandera thinks they will beat the Jackets on their home field Friday night.  Bandera will be playing as hard as any team Llano has played all year.  And so will the Jackets play hard.  But key is playing hard from the start.

Penalties prevented Llano from scoring on their first drive against Cuero.  Had 6 for the night.  To win, Jackets must get better.  There are no easy teams to play.  Everyone is playing for their lives.  Beating Bandera is a must. Not a maybe, or a hope so.  A must.  Getting win number 6 is a must.  Senior leadership can make this happen.  This is the time of the year where times are serious.  The mental part is the most important part.  Eliminate the mistakes.  And make very single play count.  Beating Bandera is a must.

Llano 38   Bandera 20

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Jackets Stumble…Now Must Get Up

There is no nice way to talk about the Navarro game Friday night.  The 55-14 loss was just not good.  Llano never hit on any cylinders. The timing was off, the tackling was poor, and the offense had little time on the field.  The Jackets can right this ship, but now urgency is foremost.

The Jackets had the ball on offense only 3 plays in the first quarter against #10 ranked Navarro Friday night.  The second quarter not much better.  Four straight three and outs took any semblance of timing away from the Jackets.  Effort was there.  Hustle was there.  But not in a way that produced results.  Junior Jared Beasley  showed up big time with two touchdown catches from senior quarterback Braxton Vickers.  Senior Justin Yocum blocked an extra point kick.  And seniors Jansen Morris and Jacob Cruz had lots of tackles.  Lots.

Can’t dismiss the 95 yards rushing by senior Donavan Arellano.  Or first time to carry the football, Mason Baker picking up 39 rushing yards on 3 carries.  Great to see.  His style so different from Donavens’…..may have found something here.

Jacket defense was worn out by halftime.  31 plays at halftime.  Defense just couldn’t get off the field against the very  experienced slot T offense.  Strong effort from senior Quentin Franklin, Baker and senior Logan Duggar.  Junior Luke Keller played hard.

Maybe we learned something from the Navarro game.  But there is no time to ponder about that.  This week Llano plays the returning State 4 -A State Champion, Cuero.  The Jackets have played Cuero three previous times, one in regular season, and two play-off contest.  Llano is 0-3 against the Gobblers.  The game is in Llano.  But this season may be different.

The Jackets can right this ship with a win over the one win Gobblers.  Cuero will be Cuero.  Always pretty good.  But I do think the Jackets had a bad night last Friday.  And do believe these seniors know they are better than that one game.  They can get back into the play-off picture against a team that is beatable.  The Jackets can run the football.  The team can pass.  And the defense has shown they can play hard and not miss tackles.  This week they must put it all together.  Come out hard in the first quarter. Establish the tone of the game.  I believe Llano will beat Cuero, and forget about the last week, and only look forward to obtaining those goals that were set forth a mere 6 weeks ago.  Winning #5 this week will happen.

Llano 28   Cuero 21.

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Jackets Getting Prepared for Big Test

The 4-1 2019 Llano Yellowjackets travel to Navarro Friday night to play the most important game of the season.  October 11 opens District 13-4A Div. 11 play, with all six teams begin their quest for the District Crown.

The Jackets at 4-1 look to have their best talent, their best stats, and their best preparedness to beat the “thorn in the side” Panthers.  Navarro played in Llano last season, and were so lucky to leave town with a victory.  The Jackets won everywhere but on the scoreboard.  This year, Llano gets the opportunity to return the favor.

Navarro ended last season with an impressive 10-3 record.  Graduated their three year starting quarterback, but return two great running backs, both with over 1,000 yards last season, running out of their very efficient slot-T formation.  If Jansen Morris, Jacob Cruz, Guillermo Davila and Cade Ligon do not make a tackle Friday night, will be fine with me if they can keep blockers off our linebackers to seal off the running attack.  Seniors Quentin Franklin, Ryan Warner, Aaron Inge, Juan Flores, Edgardo Resendiz, and junior Mason Baker make up a great linebacker crew. Gang tackling will  be the key.  Every play, Navarro has to know the Jackets’ defense has shown up.

The Jacket secondary is formidable.  Junior Luke Keller, and seniors Justin Yocum, Joseph Reed, Randall Murray, Logan Duggar, and safety Aaron Brown all can be game changers. ( Jared Beasley and Quincy Prince are strong backups). But cannot go to sleep watching the running game and allow a streaking receiver run by deep, or a running back slip out into the flats.  This Jacket secondary may be as fast as any I have seen.  Play up to their talent and Llano will win.

The Jacket offense is averaging over 40 points per game.  The running game lead by senior Donaven Arrellano can keep the Jackets on the field. And Llano’s offensive line plays a big part here.  No resting plays. (Know the snap count)!! Every play will count.  As the running game goes, so goes the passing attack, averaging over 200 yards per game.  Great receivers with great speed.  “Watching the ball in all the way” is one way that Coach Priem has been teaching this talented group.  Senior quarterback Braxton Vickers will get the receivers the ball.  Catch the ball, and these guys can deliver.  Score 40 and Llano will win.

Last week against Lake View, junior field goal kicker Diego Miguel  tried a 52 yard field goal.  From the angel of “most” in  Jacket Stadium, it was good.  I guess it missed by a few inches.  I bet there were few attempts last week in the State of Texas of 52 yard attempts.  Shows confidence Jacket head Coach Matt Green has in Diego.  May come down to a field goal.  If it does, would not trade Diego for anyone .

Hope Jackets let Diego try to kick off out of the end zone each time.  Jacket coverage on kick offs a bit off.  But great hustle this season by Flores, Warner and Justin Bubenik are not the issue.  Great effort by these seniors.

Over the past 4-5 years, Jackets play just as well on others teams fields as they do at home games.  Feel this plays no part.  Navarro has not seen this version of the Yellowjackets.   Speed can make the difference.  But I think the Jackets 20 seniors will be the difference.  This game is winnable, and these seniors know it.  If they play smart, and play lights out every play, Llano will win.

Navarro is ranked in the top 10 in 4 A, Div 11.  Harris Poll will likely have the Panthers as a 20 point favorite.  Great

Mikel’s  Poll:  Llano 38   Navarro 28

 

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Jackets Right Ship, Beat Chiefs 41-21

The Llano Yellowjackets beat the San Angelo Lake View Chiefs Friday night 41-21 to cap off a 4-1 pre-district schedule.  The visiting Chiefs were down 31-7 at halftime and the Jackets finished with a 3-0 record playing on their home field.

Llano has this week off…open date….so thought I would throw out a few observations…this week…and next week,  take a look at some impressive stats.  Sometimes I have a hard time talking about stats.  Being an individual thing, not a team thing…But…exceptions being:  Jackets averaging 41 points a game.  Nice….Defense allowing 20 points…very good…but District becomes a different animal.

Start with Braxton Vickers…our senior quarterback has been nothing but solid.  All catagories are running well ahead of school records.  Best part of his passing game is for the most part, has 9 receivers that are capable…very capable.  Some dropped passes…but over-all…think Quincy Prince, Donaven Arrellano, John Roberts, Jared Beasley, Jacob Bubenik, Justin Yocum, Randall Murray can all be game changers.

Vickers had pass completions of 14, 35, 69, 29,and 55 yards Friday night.  But most impressive is Vickers 67 completions this season. Have averaged over 18 yards per catch.  Very impressive and exciting number.

Love that Donaven Arrellano is making the running game important.  Over 500 yards in five games.  Makes the passing game go.

And due to the success of both running game and passing game, the offensive line is playing very good.  Seniors Heath Godfrey, Jose Villa, Lewis McTighe, and Edgardo Resendiz are playing solid football.  All can run block…look strong….they are getting better each week. Juniors Dalton Enberg, Luke Hicks, and sophomore Matthew Whitley are all solid. So proud of this group.

Defense has a new star every week.  So Many.  But will mention just two for now.  Senior Jacob Cruz is my biggest  surprise.  A great bookend to monster Jansen Morris  on the defensive line.  Jacob makes big plays after big plays and jumps up and lines up again.  Great energy.

I have to say something about Justin Yocum.  Might say he was not too happy with a couple of plays he had Friday night.  Not to rub it in, but a fumble in the first quarter on a running play,and then another fumble on the kick off in third quarter.  I watched closely Justin the whole game.  His body language told me much.  It was not “oh poor me”.  Justin is a two year starter, and me thinks his heart is very large.  I watched as he searched for an opportunity to “Make it up” to his team.  Waiting for that special moment.

Late in the fourth quarter, Lake View was driving again.  No one wanted the Chiefs to score again.  Starting on their 20 yard line, down the  field the Chiefs marched.  One first down.  4 more yards.  Two first downs.  6 more yards.  Another first down and now on the 5o yard line.  Chiefs quarterback throws to the near sidelines.  And out of no where to be seen, Justin steps in front of the pass and down the sidelines he flies.  I do not think I have ever seen a Yellowjackets run so fast. It was a blurr…Quincy or Jared or Aaron would have had no chance to catch Justin flying down the sideline to the end zone. Only a cheap helmet tackle by the Chiefs defender stopped Justin.  It looked like Justin had his head taken off.  But, no he jumped up and”his point was made”.  A great play, to end the threat.  “Had I been the Llano Head Coach”….I would have lined up with the few seconds left in the game, and made Lake View pay for such a cheap play.  I would have tried to score again.

Head Coach Matt Green lined up his offense…and took a knee to end the game.  A class act, by a class guy.  Thank you Coach Green and your great staff, for being who you are.

Oh…back to Justin…great players…make great plays.

 

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Lago Vista Ambushes Jackets 42-28

The Homecoming Game at Lago Vista was well planned.  The Vikings rolled the visiting Llano Yellowjackets 42-28 in a game that was nearly close.  But the Jackets seemed from the get-go, to not be engaged.

Maybe because do everything junior Case Kuykendall broke his collarbone on the first play from scrimmage.  Maybe that let the air out of the ball for Llano.  Case was leading the Jackets in reception yardage and touchdowns.  A touchdown waiting to happen everytime he touched the ball.  Maybe that is what happened.

If it is…then it is a bad excuse.  Do not let me lighten the load.  Goodness…Case is going to be missed. But this team is one that has the makings of being special.  And one player is not a special team.  Llano’s let down was across the board.  Never would I have ever dreamed that our defense would give up over 500 yards of offense, and allow 42 points.  Never would I ever have thought that Donaven Arrellano would get only 12 yards rushing. after getting 178 yards the week before.  I thought our offensive line was really starting to get good.  Get it together.  and Getting tough.  I had hoped dropped passes would come to a trickle. And we would halt anymore penalties.  We would be priming ourselves to get better everyday, and every practice.  Because we all know…it does not get easier from here on out.  And to meet the goals set forth by this team a month ago, getting better is an everyday thing.

I have no idea how good Lago Vista is, but I do know they can win state if they play teams like Llano every week.  The Jackets must wake up.  This Lago Vista game must be a wake-up call.  Llano must go back to playing with the fire and grit it had the first two weeks of the season.  It must go back to every defensive player being in on the tackle.  Every play must be played at full speed.  That speed of play.  That attitude of everyone being responsible for every play has got to be the rallying  cry.  Leadership must step up.  The seniors must realize this is it.  There are no more next years.  6 weeks now is crammed full of all your dreams.  You have the talent.  You are smart.  Make the Lago Vista your turning point.  Make it your realization that you can beat every team left in the regular season.  But winning is a play to play thing.

Lake View is a 4 A school as is Llano.  They too, took it on the end of the nose Friday Night.  They too have talent.  14 starters back from last season. I bet Lake View players  are looking in the mirror awful hard Saturday morning.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               No one told you this was going to be easy.  But special teams adjust.  Special teams bear down harder.  Cream rises to the top with special teams.  Now is the time for the Jackets to rise up.  Look in the mirror.  And see what you can be.  The next 6 weeks can be the best time of your lives.  Make the most of it.

Not to be all potty mouth…just a few stats from the Lago Vista game:

Jacob Cruz, Jansen Morris, Luke Keller, Quentin Franklin, Joseph Reed, Randall Murray all had good plays…good moments.  Both Aaron Brown and Justin Yocum had interceptions.  Jared Beasley had 154 yards in receptions.  Quincy Prince had 105.  Braxton Vickers now has thrown for over 200 yards in four games, with 322 yards Friday night.  Princes’ 91 yard kick off return was a team effort, and the speed helped.  Edgardo Resnediz,  Cade Ligon , and Aaron Inge  played hard.

Prediction:  Llano 42  Lake View 15

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2-0 Jackets Roll Lulling 59-14: Brady Next

The 2019 Llano Yellowjackets pounded Lulling 59-14 Friday night in Llano, improving their record to 2-0 for the young season.  The Jackets were ahead 19-0 after the first quarter, and lead 49-0 at halftime.  10 Jackets either caught passes, or ran the football.  Senior quarterback Braxton Vickers was 10 of 13 passing, with three dropped passes.  His 268 yards passing is the second week in a row Braxton has passed for more than 200 yards.  Case Kuykendall had 5 of the catches for 140 yards, including a 64 yard catch for a TD.  Case has 234 yards catching the football in two games.

Junior Jared Beasley had a one handed catch from Vickers in the second quarter on a 50 yard toss and score.  And earlier in the quarter, Vickers hit senior Quincy Prince on a 43 yard strike and a touchdown.  Case had two rushing TDs, and again, senior Donaven Arrellano was the top rusher for Llano with 83 yards. Seniors Jacob Bubenik and John Roberts also had catches.  Seniors Randall Murray and Aaron Brown carried the football much of the second half.  Senior Justin Yocum now has averaged over 7 yards a carry in two games.  This all leads to knowing someone else is doing a good job.

The Jackets offensive line has made most all of this possible.  These Jacket lineman are playing very good , and the season is early.  All will improve, but the protection is great.  And the run production shows great effort from these offensive lineman.  You will not hear their names on the load speaker at the games. Most of us do not know their names.  But I bet Yocum, Roberts and Prince know who they are.  Heath Godfrey, Dalton Enberg, Lewis McTighe, Jose Villa, Bubenik, Luke Hicks, Edgardo Resnediz, Mathhew Whitley, and Cade Ligon are the unknown players. One fine group with great hustle.

The Jacket defense is outstanding.  I do not want to go much further than that.  I believe in jinxes.  Do not want any part of having an effect on this group of Jackets.  Llano’s defense at this early part of the season are all one could have hoped for.  Not one, but about 15 players are showing what unbridled effort can do.  If the defense can continue to improve, and refine everything it is doing,  I see one special defense, not seen in years. An interception by senior  linebacker Quentin Franklin early in the second quarter set up the Jackets fourth touchdown.  Relentless defensive line play, sprinters speed at the linebackers positions , and secondary play that allowed only two completions.

How good are these Jackets? Hard to say.  Two weaker teams so far.  Things get harder from here on.  And it begins this Friday night at Homecoming, playing long, long time rival Brady.  Brady ruled Llano for so many years.  Then in 1964 Brady beat Llano 64-6 in Llano.  The Bulldogs lined up to try a field goal( a long field goal) in the final seconds of the game.  That moment changed everything.  Llano has had much success against the Bullddogs, but at least 5 times Brady has knocked Llano out of the state playoffs.  They are always such a minace…..  And when least expecting, they beat you. Two times, when Llano had 8-2 seasons, Brady won.  Both years knocked the Jackets from the playoffs.

Brady Quarterback Walker Bauer’s grandfather, Winfred is in Llano’s Hall of Fame.  He played at TCU.  Walker is starting his second season as starting quarterback, and last season he put 28 points on the Yellowjackets. Brady has 8/9 starters back from last season. And was told they are very unhappy that Llano has them as our Homecoming foe.  (This is considered a subtle slight).  The Jackets get better every practice.  They understand the bigger picture, but understand  you cannot take your eye off the ball.  The ball this week being a sound Brady team.  This Brady team can beat the Jackets, if Llano is thinking about anything else but beating the Bulldogs.  Beating Brady at home is special.  The 64-6 was a rallying cry for many years that fired up the Jackets.  I realize 54 years ago means little today.  But old timers still remember.  Still makes us unhappy.

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Prepared Jackets Bounce Hondo

The 2019 Llano Yellowjackets were the most prepared Jacket team I have seen in many years.  Playing 115 miles away on the first game of the season can be a tough task.  Especially when you remember the last two games between these two teams.  Hondo beating Llano, in Llano in the first game of the 2018  season, winning on the last play.  The Jackets returned the favor in the first play-off game last year, winning on a backbreaking 91 yard to pass and run to advance. I feared a long hard night in Hondo.

I was wrong.  The Jackets dominated the District Favorite in 14-4A.  The 16 starters returning for Hondo were stuffed and tared.  Hondo never saw what hit them.  All becasue the Jackets were so much better prepared.  Give Llano Coaches a hand.  They had these 2019  Yellowjackets ready to play not seen…in a long time.

I loved what Llano did on offense.  Braxton Vickers throwing for 220 yards to 5 different receivers.  Case Kuykendall with 94 of those receiving yards on 6 catches…and Quincy Prince with 4 catches and 98 yards.  But I think senior Donaven Arrellano may have stole the show with 99 yards rushing on 19 carries. This balance was run perfect.  No…not perfect.  But it was good.  And an offensive line that played like it was the fifth game of the year.  Lead by Heath Godfrey and Jose Villa.  Both seniors.  Senior Lewis McTighe in his first varsity start was sound, sound.  And juniors Luke Hicks and Dalton Endberg are going to be good.  They aspire for more.

The Jacket defense played lights out from the get go.  Where do I start? The front three of Llano could not be blocked by Hondo’s  front five or six or seven.  Guillermo Villa is all we thought he was. A dominating nose tackle with a motor going all time.  Chased people down from behind.  Returning starter Jose Villa is nothing but solid. Always in position.  And new comer Jansen Morris, with 9 tackles is a beast. Do not think he was ever blocked. Wow.  Hondo had a hard enough time running the ball.  I had them with a total of 74 yards. But the Jackets front three did their main task, keeping blockers off the Jacket linebackers.  The Jacket linebackers are nothing but fast, fast, fast.  Few running backs will turn the corners on these flyers.  In no order, Quentin Franklin, Mason Baker, Logan Duggar, John Roberts, Arron Inge, Juan Flores. ( Ryan Warner injured at this time).  All flew to the ball.  Great gang tackling. And should these 7 upfront fail, we gots more to come.  A secondary as strong as any in recent times.  Luke Keller, Justin Yocum, Joseph Reed, Randall Murray,  Jared Beasley, and returning for his senior year, Arron Brown who had a fumble recovery.  Made tackles all over the field.  I loved it in the last few minutes of the game, the Jacket Coaches put the secondary starters back on the field to preserve the shutout.  These secondary players are a serious group.  Not to be fooled with.  And while the entire defense played so strong, had newcomes like Edgardo Resnediz, Matthew Whitley , Cade Ligon , Jacob Bubenik, Jake Self and Trevor Cowan all come in and contribute. This certainly was a complete team win.  A team prepared to win.

Preparing for a team that on paper looks pretty weak, is a giant killing way to lose your focus.  The Jackets had a great week one (Actually 0). But to not work even harder for the next contest is immature and foolish.  I really think this Jacket team team could become special.  Elite. But you only become elite if you get better every day.  You bare down harder in practice. Yes, harder than last week.  You only become elite if you stay focused, and remember one play changes a game. And you all become the leaders of making every practice play count for something.  Lulling, Cuero, and Navarro all plan on winning this week.  Llano must plan the same.  Working toward becoming elite is a season long task.

Not to forget.  Diego Miguel hit his first three extra points Friday night, but missed on his fourth try.  I’m  glad he got that missed one out of the way.  Jared Beasley came in for the Jackets second half kick offs and done good!

Lulling might have a pretty good football team.  We will find out Friday night if they worked hard this week in practice and decided to come to Llano and put their first game of the season behind them.  Llano needs to play like this game is their last.  An elite team would be thinking that way.

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