MARSHALL MAVERICKS (2-2)

JACKSONVILLE INDIANS (1-3)

FRIDAY OCTOBER 30TH

TOMATO BOWL

7:30 PM KICKOFF

THE VENUE

TOMATO BOWL

Capacity: 8,300
Opened: 1940
Surface:  Artificial Turf
Video Scoreboard: YES

 

THE WEATHER

DIRECTIONS

BOUNCING BACK

THE MATCHUP

Marshall (2-2) (0-1)  is looking to bounce back from a disappointing loss to Pine Tree last Friday night.

The Mav's 25 consecutive game district winning streak that dated back to 2016 was snapped.

Marshall's 8 game winning streak over Pine Tree was snapped.  And it was the Pirate's first win at Maverick Stadium since 1985.

The Mavs are now (0-1) in district and in fifth place in the district standings.

A win this Friday over Jacksonville would put Marshall back in firm control of their playoff destiny.

THE HISTORY

Marshall and Jacksoville first met in 1916, making the Indians one of the Mav's oldest rivals.  

Marshall leads the overall series (16-6).

The pair played 10 games from 1916 to 1942, with Marshall going (10-0).

The series then took a 61 year hiatus from 1942-2003.

In 2004 the UIL aligned the programs into the same district, giving birth to one of the best 4A districts in the state that included Marshall, Jacksonville, and Kilgore.

In 2004 Kilgore won the 4A Div II state title, Marshall was the 4A Div I state runner up, and Jacksonville was a 4A Div II region semifinalist. 

Since 2004, the rivalry  has been fierce at times.  The two have been intermittent district mates for the last 15 seasons.

They have split (6-6) since 2004.  Five of the 12 games were decided by 8 points or less.

Marshall has won the last three meetings by a combined score of 118-41.

The Indians (1-3) (1-0) are coming off an explosive game Vs Hallsville that saw Jacksonville take a 59-44 win.

Jax QB Patrick Clater had 5 touchdown passes and rushed for another score in the offensive outburst.

 

He went 18-30 for 269 yards and rushed for 57 more.  

 

Jacksonville had 415 total yards on the night. 

Meanwhile Marshall was held to 176 total yards in their 24-7 loss to Pine Tree.  

Mav QB Brent Burris was 11-19 for 167 yards.  He had one TD and one INT.

 

Marshall had 9 yards rushing on the night .

PT had 359 total yards with 234 rushing and 125 passing.

THE PLAYMAKERS TO WATCH

JACKSONVILLE

MARSHALL

Tribe QB Patrick Clater went 10-30 for 269 Vs. Hallsville Friday night with 5 TD passes.  He also rushed for 57 yards and another score.

Devin McCuin had seven catches for 132 yards and two touchdowns.   He had four totes for 16 yards.

Dominik Hinojosa rushed for 60 yards on 13 carries, and caught two touchdown passes from Clater in the second half.

Mav QB Brent Burris is off to a fantastic start to his season going 54-96 for 967 yards.    He has 8 touchdowns and 3 interceptions on the season.

Running back Dominique Williams has 342 yards rushing and four touchdowns on 64 carries.  He also has 8 caches for 205 yards and another score.

Wide Receiver Demarcus Williams has 346 yards on 20 receptions and 4 scores.

Hayden Kelehan has 238 yards on 11 catches and a score.

A'derrian Brooks has 9 receptions for 107 yards and a score.  

Two other Mav WR's have also had receptions.

DID YOU KNOW.....???????

Did you know....

Marshall's largest margin of victory in school history came against Jacksonville in 1926.

Marshall won that game 102-0. 

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