Smoaky's News & Notes
Mack to A&M, Lynch to Baylor
Tuesday, 22nd October 2013 - 11:28AM
Gladewater defensive lineman, Daylon Mack, the consensus top-rated player in Texas for the Class of 2015, has committed to play for Texas A&M.
Mack, 6-2, 310, announced his commitment on Twitter on Monday afternoon.
And, on Sunday, Troup athlete Blake Lynch, 6-2, 190, 4.5, committed to play at Baylor.
Both are in the Class of 2015.
Baylor's Goodley Honored by Earl Campbell Award
Tuesday, 22nd October 2013 - 11:01AM
TYLER, Texas - Baylor wide receiver, Antwan Goodley has been selected as The Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award National Player of the Week for the eighth week of the college football season.
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Pine Tree ISD accepts Fitzhenry's Resignation
Friday, 18th October 2013 - 10:52PM
Pine Tree I.S.D. school board accepted the resignation and settlement of Athletic Director and Head Football Coach Derek Fitzhenry on Friday, announced by school board president Charley Peck, "we as a school board came to this conclusion for what know is in the best interest of the student-athletes, Pine Tree I.S.D. and all concerned."
Pine Tree I.S.D. will pay Fitzhenry a separation amount of $39,000, Resignation and Settlement Details per Reagan Roy with KETK-NBC 56.
The agreement comes after a season of controversy surrounding Fitzhenry and the football program.
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Manziel selected Earl Campbell Award Weekly Winner
Monday, 14th October 2013 - 5:39PM
TYLER, Texas - Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel has been selected as The Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award National Player of the Week for the seventh week of the college football season.
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Former JT star earns Earl Campbell Weekly Honor
Tuesday, 8th October 2013 - 4:25PM
Tyler Announces the Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award National Player of the Week
TYLER, Texas – Southern Methodist University senior wide receiver Jeremy Johnson has been selected as The Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award National Player of the Week for the sixth week of the college football season.
The American Athletic Conference receiver set an SMU record with 217 receiving yards on 18 catches and three touchdowns in a triple overtime loss to Rutgers 55-52. Johnson broke a 45 year old school record for receiving yards.
Johnson is a graduate of John Tyler High School, Tyler, Texas.
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