Posts Tagged ‘football’

Emory Blake signs with St. Louis Rams

Former Austin High and Auburn wide receiver Emory Blake has signed with the St. Louis Rams. Blake finished his career with Auburn in 17th place with 1,233 career receiving yards and 9th with 13 receiving TDs. He also holds the Tiger record for the longest play from scrimmage in school history – 94 yard catch […]

Maroons in UT-Iowa State Game

Cayleb Jones caught his first pass for the Longhorns, a 23-yarder from Case McCoy, as the Longhorns defeated Iowa State 33-7 in an emotional game Saturday. Ironically, Chris Young also caught one pass for 23 yards for the Cyclones. The Iowa State senior, also from Austin High, now has 31 catches for the year. Texas, […]

Austin High loses to Bowie

With 18 seconds left in the game, leading 35-21, and Bowie’s ball inside the 20, the Bowie coach Jeff Ables chose to: A) Show class and good sportsmanship and take a knee to end the game. B) Try for a touchdown with a sweep around the left end, then let the clock run out. C) […]

Postseason awards for AHS Football

Several members of the 2011 Austin High football team earned individual postseason awards. Senior Cayleb Jones was named 5A 2nd team All-State. The outstanding wide receiver, who now stands 4th all-time in career receptions and has signed with UT, also earned All-Centex first team wide receiver, All-District 15-5A first team wide receiver and 2nd team […]

Rosenthal to lead Fighting Maroons

The Austin American-Statesman is reporting that the new football coach at Austin High will be Mike Rosenthal. Rosenthal, the former Notre Dame and New York Giant offensive lineman, coached the offensive line at Austin High the past 2 seasons.

Emory Blake back in action

After being out for much of 3 games, Emory Blake returned with 6 catches for 101 yards in Auburn’s 45-7 loss to Georgia.

Football ends with unexpected Playoff appearance

Austin High’s stunning defeat of Anderson in the last regular season game qualified the Maroons, by virtue of a tiebreaker, for the 2011 playoffs with a 2-8 record. Their opponent, the Leander Lions, came in with a 7-3 record and proved too strong, defeating Austin 35-14. In the loss, Cayleb Jones finished up his high […]

Maroons drop another

Austin High fell to 1-8 on the season after a 48-38 loss to Del Valle. Read the game story at

Emory Blake shines again for Auburn

Austin High alum Emory Blake caught 7 passes for 108 and a TD in Auburn’s 41-34 nail-biter over Mississippi State.

Maroons comes up short

In their strongest showing this year, Austin High fell to Westwood 31-30 Thursday night. With time expiring and the Maroons holding a 31-28 lead, the Warrior’s booted a 19 yard field to preserve their undefeated season and #2 ranking in Central Texas. For the Maroons, Michael Clawson passed for 333 yards and 3 TDs. Cayleb […]