ARLINGTON - Longview 13, Temple 40 - September 25th, 2020

  • Longview's 41-10 loss to Temple dropped the Lobos to 0-1 on the season. It was the 35th time in Longview's 111 seasons that the Lobos have started the season 0-1.
  • It is Longview's 8th time under head coach John King, in his 17th season, to open the season 0-1.
  • Longview's season opening loss to Temple is the first time the Lobos have lost a season opener since losing in 2016 at Lufkin (35-24).
  • Longview and Temple met at AT&T for the first time on Friday night. It was the sixth different stadium the two schools have met at in seven meetings.
  • Longview dropped to 3-2 all-time at AT&T Stadium in Arlington.
  • The loss was Longview's first since a 2015 loss to Mansfield Lake Ridge (56-53), ending a two-game winning streak at the stadium.
  • All five contests at AT&T Stadium have come under head coach John King.
  • John King dropped to 2-1 as head coach against the Temple Wildcats.
  • John King dropped to 1-1 against Temple in neutral locations. The previous meeting at a neutral location was in Corsicana in 2011.
  • Temple became the 24th team to hold a win over Longview in the John King era (dating back to 2004). Only seven teams have multiple wins.
  • Friday's meeting was the 7th time the two programs have faced off on the gridiron. The 7 meetings against a single opponent ranks tied for 33rd all-time in school history.
  • Temple's 40-13 victory over Longview was Longview's 3rd all-time loss against the Wildcats. The 3 losses to a single opponent ranks tied for 21st most in school history.
  • Temple's 27-point victory over the Lobos Friday was the largest win for Temple in the series.
  • It was the first time Temple had scored over 28 points in a Longview team in their history.
  • The 27 point victory for Temple marked the fourth consecutive meeting where the game between the two schools has been decided by three scores or more.
  • Friday's meeting between Longview and Temple was the first regular season meeting between the two schools since 1954, and only the second overall.
  • Longview's loss to Temple marked the first regular season loss for the Lobos since a 2017 loss to Mesquite Horn (52-34).
  • The loss ended a 26-game winning streak in regular season play for the Lobos, the second longest in school history.
  • Longview' loss to Temple also marked the first non-district loss for the Lobos since a 2016 season opening loss to Lufkin (35-24).
  • The loss ended a 13-game winning streak in non-district games for the Lobos.
  • The 27-point loss ranks tied for third in school history for biggest losses to open a season, behind a 33-point loss to Midland Lee in 2000 and a 32-point loss to Coppell in 2012. The Lobos also lost by 27 in a season opening loss to Lufkin in 2014.
  • John King fell to 9-8 in the first game of the season.
  • John King fell to 48-17 in non-district contest as head coach of Longivew.
  • Longview's 13 points against Temple marked the 212 consecutive game that Longview has avoided a shut out, a school reocrd. The Lobos were last shut out on Novembber 6th, 2003 in a 14-0 loss to #5 ranked Lufkin.
  • Longview fell to 10-2-1 all-time when games are played on September 25th. It was their first loss on the date since 1953, snapping an 8-game winning streak.
  • Longview fell to 70-34-7 in their first game of the season, snapping a 3-game winning streak.
  • Longview has now lost two games in a row for the first time since losing two games on Dec 2015 & Aug 2016.
  • The Lobos have lost now two games in a row in the regular season since 2014, and have only lost two games in the regular season in a row twice under John King.
  • Longview's 17 penalties against Temple tied a school record for most penalties in a single game. This also happened in 2003 vs Evangel, 2003 vs John Tyler and 2004 vs North Garland. Longview's won all three previous contests.
  • Longview's 142 penalty yards vs Temple was the third most penalty yards in a single game in school history, behind 173 vs Evangel in 2003 & 145 vs John Tyler in 2003.
  • The 27-point loss by Longview was their worst loss since a 30-point loss to Lufkin in 2014.
  • The last two losses for the Lobos came by only two points.
  • Longview's 27-point loss to Temple was the fourth worst loss under head coach John King, behind a 33-point loss to Coppell (2012), a 30-point loss to Lufkin (2014) and a 28-point loss to Austin Westlake (2012).
  • The four score loss marked only the 6th time under John King the Lobos have lost by four scores.
  • The fourth quarter safety was the 17th safety allowed by Longview in school history, the first since a safety by Coppell in 2013.
  • The safety marked only the third safety allowed by a John King coached Longview team.
  • Temple's 30 point second half marked just the 10th time Longview has allowed 30 or more points in a half in school history.
  • Temple's 30 point second half was also just the 3rd time in school history the Lobos have allowed 30 or more points in the second half of play, following 1922 Texas High and 2010 DeSoto.

  • Jordan Allen started at quarterback for Longview in their season opening defeat to Temple, following a 39-game streak by Haynes King as the starting quarterback.
  • Landyn Grant threw the 1st touchdown of his career, becoming the 123rd player to toss a touchdown as a Lobo.
  • Jalen Hale caught his first touchdwon of the season.
  • Jalen Hale now has four receiving touchdowns in his Lobo career, the 63rd Lobo to register four receiving touchdowns in a career.
  • Markevion Haynes rushed for his first touchdown of the season.
  • Markevion Haynes now has two rushing touchdowns in his Lobo career, and two total.
  • Antonio Onofre was 1-for-2 in extra points against Temple, marking his third consecutive games dating back to 2019 to miss at least one extra point.