Smoaky's News & Notes
Merry Christmas from Smoaky.com!
Tuesday, 25th December 2012 - 10:59PM
MERRY CHRISTMAS from Smoaky.com! And, from my incredible family, Cindy, Craig, Jennifer and me to yours!
Smoaky.com's gift is you the loyal and passionate membership, ten-years strong, and more growth this year than any year but one.
Thank you and Merry Christmas and enjoy the Holiday Season.
A year ago today...
Monday, 24th December 2012 - 5:12PM
We lost one of the great coaches in Texas High School Football history, John Outlaw of Lufkin.
You will always be remembered, Coach Outlaw.
David Smoak & Smoaky.com Membership
Manley Resigns at Pittsburg...
Wednesday, 19th December 2012 - 10:15AM
Robert Manley has turned in his resignation as AD/Head Football Coach at Pittsburg High School.
Manley told David Smoak, "It's just time to move on, I've had a nice run in this great part of Texas, but the past two years have been very difficult with the death of my father a year ago, and my mother's health hasn't been very good either." Manley continued, "And, honestly, I want to be with her up where she lives in Oklahoma."
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Paul Manziel with Smoaky on his son, Johnny Manziel
Thursday, 13th December 2012 - 7:21PM
Texas A&M's Manziel second Tyler native to win Heisman
Tuesday, 11th December 2012 - 9:03AM
Texas A&M redshirt freshman quarterback Johnny Manziel has been named the 2012 Heisman Trophy winner given annually to the best player in college football.
Manziel becomes the second player who was born in Tyler to win the award given to the best player in college football.
Manziel was born and raised in Tyler before his family moved to Kerrville, Texas, where he would become the state's Player of the Year at Tivy High School.
Manziel joins the Tyler Rose, Earl Campbell as the second player born in Tyler to win the award.
Manziel finished first among the voters, Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o was second, and Kansas State quarterback Collin Klein finished third.