Class 4A Division I Region II Bi-District Playoff

Mansfield Legacy Broncos (8-2)

vs.

John Tyler Lions (7-3)

2 p.m. Saturday
City Bank Stadium, Forney

 

Coaches

  • Mansfield Legacy: Chris Melson
  • John Tyler: Ricklan Holmes

 

Last week

  • Mansfield Legacy: won 64-28 vs. Mansfield Lake Ridge
  • John Tyler: lost 55-54 at Whitehouse

 

Next week

  • Winner plays McKinney North or Texas High in a 4A Division I area-round playoff

 

Playmakers

Mansfield Legacy

  • RB Kijana Amous, Sr., 5-10, 195 (245 carries, 1,726 yards, 25 TDs; 10 catches, 110 yards, 2 TDs)
  • QB Terrance Ivery, Sr., 5-9, 170 (62 of 104, 902 yards, 12 TDs, 5 INTs; 118 carries, 1,080 yards, 6 TDs)
  • RB Kenton Mayberry, Sr., 5-9, 170 (103 carries, 615 yards, 7 TDs; 2 catches, 80 yards)
  • WR Josh Conrad, Sr., 6-1, 175 (21 catches, 334 yards, 3 TDs)
  • LB Everett Williams, Sr., 6-1, 225 (committed to Minnesota)
  • DE Chad Pursley, Sr., 6-4, 235 (committed to SMU)
  • LB Michael Sanders, Sr., 6-0, 200

 

John Tyler

  • QB Geovari McCollister, Jr., 6-2, 200 (161 of 244, 2,473 yards, 21 TDs, 6 INTs; 173 carries, 814 yards, 9 TDs)
  • S Terry Ausborne, Sr., 5-11, 175 (82 tackles, 4 iNTs, 1 pass break-up)
  • CB Isaac Warren, Jr., 6-1, 188 (28 tackles, 2 pass break-ups, 1 forced fumble)
  • DT Braylon Jones, Soph., 6-3, 275 (61 tackles, 10.5 for loss, 2.5 sacks, 5 QB pressures, 3 pass break-ups, 1 fumble recovery)
  • WR Jeremy Wilson, Jr., 5-8, 160 (35 carries, 422 yards, 7 TDs; 21 catches, 372 yards, 3 TDs)
  • RB Reggie Gipson, Sr., 5-10, 175 (86 carries, 384 yards, 12 TDs; 24 catches, 405 yards, 5 TDs)
  • WR Nick Cain, Jr., 5-10, 165 (45 catches, 797 yards, 6 TDs; 19 carries, 181 yards, 3 TDs)
  • DL Joshua Williams, Jr., 5-10, 225 (27 tackles, 9.5 for loss, 4.5 sacks)
  • WR Rodney Bendy, Jr., 6-4, 190 (25 catches, 338 yards, 4 TDs)
  • WR Duntayviun Gross, Soph., 5-8, 150 (44 catches, 524 yards, 2 TDs)

 

Just the facts

  • Mansfield Legacy averages 41.2 points and 458.9 yards per game.
  • The Broncos' defense allows 27.4 points and 343.2 yards per game.
  • Legacy has run 635 plays from scrimmage (517 rushes) for an average for 7.2 yards per snap.
  • The Broncos have been held to less than 300 yards on the ground once this season -- a 44-30 win over Lancaster.
  • The cumulative record of Legacy's opponents is 49-51.
  • Since becoming John Tyler High (previously Tyler High) in 1958, the Lions are 13-9 in first-round playoff games and have won five straight from 2008-12.
  • Since 2009, John Tyler is 55-13 overall and 14-4 in the playoffs.
  • John Tyler is averaging 40.5 points and 442.5 yards per game.
  • The Lions' defense is allowing 27.9 points per game.
  • John Tyler has run 619 plays from scrimmage for an average of 7.1 yards per snap.
  • Lions quarterback Geovari McCollister has either thrown for at least 200 yards or rushed for at least 100 in nine of his 10 games this season.
  • In John Tyler's three losses, it has been outscored on average 51-33. In the Lions' seven wins, they've outscored the opposition by an average score of 44-18.

 

Did You Know? The previous three John Tyler starting quarterbacks are all currently playing college football -- Jeremy Johnson (SMU), David Bush (McNeese State) and Greg Ward (Houston).