H.R. No. 228
                                  R E S O L U T I O N
    1-1        WHEREAS, The Texas House of Representatives is pleased to
    1-2  recognize the Lions football team of John Tyler High School in
    1-3  Tyler, Texas, on winning the Class 5A, Division II championship;
    1-4  and
    1-5        WHEREAS, Exhibiting awesome talent and perseverance
    1-6  throughout the year, the athletic director, the team players, and
    1-7  the coaches deserve to be proud of their efforts and outstanding
    1-8  performance; and
    1-9        WHEREAS, Under the superior leadership of Head Coach Allen
   1-10  Wilson, the Lions had a perfect season with no losses; from there
   1-11  they progressed to winning the division playoffs; and
   1-12        WHEREAS, Their capture of the division championship
   1-13  demonstrated the team members' winning spirit, discipline, and
   1-14  courage; and
   1-15        WHEREAS, The Lions' superb success is attributable to the
   1-16  exceptional guidance of the coaching staff:  Demetrio Hernandez,
   1-17  Tom Collins, Billy Wilson, Kenneth Bickham, Randy Pool, Harold
   1-18  Wright, Hardy Brunette, Lonny Hagan, Ray Giddens, Robert Qualls,
   1-19  David Clapp, and Billy Blurton; managers, Kendrick Moss, Paul
   1-20  Defoore, and Greg Champion; trainers, Todd Ford, Alexia Sirles, and
   1-21  Roylena Stewart; and athletic trainer, Billy Laxton, and to the
   1-22  competitive spirit that characterized the overall performances of
   1-23  team members:  sophomores, Ziyad Anderson, Gary Barter, Cartese
   1-24  Black, Marlon Black, Torey Bledsoe, Jeremy Bowie, Cedrick Brooks,
    2-1  Caleb Brown, Claude Brown, Derrick Dilworth, George Duncan, Stephen
    2-2  Evans, Kelvin Fuller, Haven Gee, Keith Givens, Mario Guzman, Seneca
    2-3  Henderson, Donnie Howard, Isai Iglesias, Royce Jamerson, Mickey
    2-4  Jones, Kendell Kendrick, Porter Milton, Lamar Morgan, Michael
    2-5  Oliver, Charles Payne, Christopher Reyes, Marcus Robinson, Devon
    2-6  Rose, Calvin Sheffield, Cedrick Spencer, John Tennyson, David
    2-7  Warren, Robert Williams, Jason Witt, and Jeremy Witt; juniors,
    2-8  Jerrid Beal, Jason Borens, Nathan Bowie, Keith Buckner, Larinzol
    2-9  Davis, Eric Derrett, Brandon Dillard, Ira Dunlap, Richardo Dunn,
   2-10  Dameyon Evans, Brian Giddens, Steven Guzman, Kendrick Hartsfield,
   2-11  Nicholas Hernandez, Kedrick Jackson, Alvin Johnson, Kendrick
   2-12  Johnson, Keith Lee, Karanja Lewis, Rigoberto Lino, Nigel Love,
   2-13  Timothy McGowen, Miguel Morales, Derrick Mosley, Clint Neely, Jose
   2-14  Sandoval, Quincy Stewart, Quincy Watson, Justin Wheeler, Andre
   2-15  Williams, Reginald Wilson, Cory Witherspoon, and Cameron Wynn; and
   2-16  seniors, Morris Anderson, Kendrick Austin, Darwin Brown, Marc
   2-17  Broyles, Marcus Cain, Roderick Dunn, DaRoyce Gee, Taafee Hines,
   2-18  Raylon Horn, Nisan Nash, Demone Pierce, Michael Price, Jessie
   2-19  Taylor, David Townsend, and Robert Williams; and
   2-20        WHEREAS, These young athletes and the athletic department of
   2-21  John Tyler High School have brought honor to themselves, John Tyler
   2-22  High School, and the City of Tyler; the Lions are certainly worthy
   2-23  of the recognition bestowed on them; now, therefore, be it
   2-24        RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives of the 74th Texas
   2-25  Legislature hereby congratulate the Lions of John Tyler High School
   2-26  and their coaches, trainers, managers, and athletic director for
   2-27  winning the Class 5A, Division II championship and express its best
    3-1  wishes for continued success in the future; and, be it further
    3-2        RESOLVED, That a copy of this resolution be prepared for the
    3-3  team members and the staff of the athletic department as an
    3-4  expression of the high regard of the Texas House of
    3-5  Representatives.