The Wranglers are part of the Southwest Junior College Football Conference. The Cisco College Football Team offers an excellent opportunity for student athletes, including recently remodeled dorms and a top-notch facility. Scholarships and grants are available to qualified student athletes.
Head Coach: Russell Thompson
Defensive Coordinator: Jessie Green Offensive Coordinator: Ryan Taylor
Defensive Backs: Mark Gibson Offensive Line: Samuel Jenkins
Running Backs: Wawa Leota
We're working to raise funds for a brand new Wrangler Strength and Conditioning Center! This new facility will benefit all Wrangler Athletes. Help us build this new facility!
Date Opponent Location Time August 25th Rezolution Prep Academy Chesley Field 1:00 p.m. September 8th Texas A&T Institute Houston, TX 1:00 p.m. September 15th Kilgore College *Lions Benefit Bowl Chesley Field 7:00 p.m. September 22nd Navarro College Corsicana, TX 7:00 p.m. September 29th Trinity Valley Community College *Homecoming Chesley Field 1:00 p.m. October 6th New Mexico Military Institute Roswell, NM 4:00 p.m. (MST) October 13th Blinn College Chesley Field 3:00 p.m. October 20th Tyler College Tyler, TX 3:00 p.m. October 27th Northeastern Oklahoma A&M Chesley Field 1:00 p.m. November 3rd Semi-Final Playoffs TBA TBA November 10th Conference Championship TBA TBA December 1st Bowl Game TBA TBA
Home of the Cisco College Wranglers, Chesley Field holds 3000 and is located at 300 Front St. in Cisco, Texas
Adjacent to Chesley Field is our indoor practice facility utilized pre-game and during off-season.
Coach Thompson will begin his second season as Head Coach at Cisco College, after spending six seasons as the Defensive Coordinator at Tyler Junior College. Thompson started his coaching career at East Central University serving as the running backs coach in 1997-98. He spent the 1999 season coaching at Sulphur HS, in Sulphur, Oklahoma for Head Coach Jim Dixon. Thompson then spent four seasons at Kilgore College coaching the running backs from 2000-03. He spent the 2004 season at West Texas A&M University coaching the defensive line, before returning to the junior college ranks as defensive line coach at Garden City CC in 2005-06. He returned to Kilgore College in 2007-10 as Defensive Coordinator, helping the Rangers reach the playoffs in every season. Prior to being named HC for the Wranglers, Thompson served as DC for Tyler Junior College from 2011-16. Thompson is an East Texas native, graduating from Jacksonville HS. Thompson is married to wife, Susan, of 22 years and has a daughter named Rebecca, 11.
Coach Green is entering his 2nd season as the Defensive Coordinator and his 5th year as a Defensive Line Coach. Green’s previous coaching experience started at his alma mater Tyler Junior College for three seasons from 2014-2016 where he worked primarily as the Defensive Line Coach. After graduating HS from Mount Pleasant, Texas in 2006, Green attended Tyler Junior College for two seasons (2006-2008). After graduating with his Associates Degree in General Studies, Green transferred to Tarleton State University in 2010. Coach Green played two seasons in Stephenville, TX, playing for coaches Sam McElroy and Cary Fowler as head coaches. After graduating with his Bachelors in Interdisciplinary Business Administration in 2012, Green signed a free agent CFL contract with the Montreal Alouettes and was later traded to the Hamilton Tiger-Cats back in 2013. Coach Green comes from an athletic background. His sister who was a four time All-American in four different sports now resides in Longview, Texas. His dad retired from the National Football League after five seasons three with the Green Bay Packers and two and a half seasons with the Seattle Seahawks. He now resides in Mount Pleasant Texas.
Coach Gibson, a veteran of 30 years in the coaching profession, was born in Dallas, Texas where he prepped as a 4-year starter at Duncanville HS at Quarterback. Gibson continued his education at S.M.U. Graduating in 1982, after a career as a 2-year starter and 4-year letter winner at safety. After playing his final game, Gibson accepted his first coaching assignment as a student assistant coach while finishing his studies at SMU. Gibson holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and Physical Education. Gibson then made stops in coaching at Oklahoma State University, where he worked on his Masters and coached the defensive backs. Gibson coached the 1983-84 Bluebonnet Bowl Champion OSU Cowboys, working for coaches Jimmy Johnson and Pat Jones. Gibson made another coaching stop at the University of Miami, still working for the legendary football coach Jimmy Johnson, and in 1985 the Hurricanes played the University of Tennessee in the Sugar Bowl for the National Championship. Gibson’s has also served as a coach at New Mexico State, UNLV, and was the Head Coach at Bishop Gorman HS in Las Vegas, Nevada. Gibson returned to Texas where he coached at W.T. White HS in Dallas and then conference rivals TVCC, Tyler Junior College and Lon Morris. He also made a successful coaching stop at Evangel Christian Academy (Shreveport, LA) where the team finished as state champions in 2006, and runner up in 2007. Most recently he took the Defensive Coordinator job at Mississippi Delta C.C., and finally returned to Dallas, coaching at Parish Episcopal HS before rejoining Coach Thompson at Cisco College in January 2017. Gibson's Mom and Dad, Linda and Johnny are retired and living in Grand Prairie.
Coach Aguilar will be entering his first season at Cisco College, coaching the running backs and full backs. Aguilar spent two seasons at Tyler Junior College under Thompson, Taylor, and Green to start his playing career in college. Aguilar was a First Team all-conference selection at Center his sophomore year. He earned an Associate’s degree in History from Tyler JC in 2015. Coach Aguilar, Tuamasaga, and Jenkins were all teammates at TJC in the fall of 2014. Aguilar then transferred to Texas A&M University-Commerce where he would earn All-conference awards both years at Center. The team also won a conference title his first season and he saw a short playoff run as a junior, when Commerce earned their first ever playoff win at home. In his final season, Commerce went on to make a historic playoff appearance and win the Division II National Championship in 2017. Aguilar is a West Texas native growing up in Lubbock Texas, and graduating from Lubbock Roosevelt HS in 2014. Coach Aguilars’ Mom, Monica and husband Jacob still reside in Lubbock, with his younger brother, Jonah (5). His older sister, Elizabeth lives in Wichita Falls.
Coach Taylor will begin his sixth season in coaching, his second at Cisco College. Beginning in 2013, he spent four seasons coaching at Tyler Junior College, serving as the Offensive Line Coach for four seasons, with Offensive Coordinator duties the final two seasons. Taylor’s prep days were spent in Denison, TX where he graduated in 2006, playing for Coach Bob Brown. After HS, Taylor enrolled at Tyler Junior College for two seasons (2007-2008), where he was a two-time All-Conference selection playing offensive line. After earning his Associates Degree in General Studies, he moved on to the University of California – Los Angeles where he played two seasons for Coach Rick Neuheisel and OC Norm Chow (2009-2010). Taylor was an All-Pac-10 selection his senior season in 2010. In 2011, Taylor graduated from U.C.L.A. with his Bachelors of Arts Degree in History. Following graduation, he signed a Free Agent contract with the New Orleans Saints and spent the 2011 season playing for Coach Sean Payton. Coach Taylor’s parents Randy and Karen still reside in Denison, TX, and one brother, Jordan, is going on his fourth season playing WR for the Denver Broncos.
Coach Jenkins is going into year two in the coaching profession coaching the Offensive Line. Jenkins is originally from Austin, Texas but graduated from Duncanville HS 2012; he is a junior college product who graduated with his Associates degree from Tyler Junior College in the fall of 2014. While playing at Tyler Junior College he was awarded First Team All-Conference honors, and played under Coach Thompson, Coach Gibson, Coach Taylor, and Coach Green. After graduating from T.J.C., Jenkins earned his Bachelor's degree inCriminal Justice: Juvenile Justice from Alabama State University in Montgomery, Alabama where he was also a two year starter for Coach Brian Jenkins, until an unforeseen lower-body injury cut his career short halfway through his senior season in 2016. Jenkins was invited to multiple F.C.S. all-star games but did not attend because of his injuries. Jenkins joined the A.S.U. staff as an Offensive assistant through the summer of 2017, when he was hired at Cisco College. He grew up with is mother, Lisa Jenkins, a choir teacher at Lincoln HS and a Minister of Music at Golden Gate Missionary Baptist Church in Dallas, Texas, and his younger brother, Aaron Jenkins, a fellow offensive lineman at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Tight Ends Coach
Coach Tuamasaga will be entering his first season at Cisco College coaching the tight ends. Tuamasaga is originally from the Island of American Samoa, graduating from Samoana High School in 2013; he is a junior college product who graduated from Tyler Junior College in the fall of 2015, where he played under Coach Thompson, Coach Gibson, Coach Taylor, and Coach Green. Tuamasaga alongside Coach Jenkins and Coach Aguilar were teammates during the 2014-2015 season at Tyler Junior College. After he graduated from T.J.C., he then transferred to Houston Baptist University and earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology and was also a two year starter for Coach Shealy. Tuamasaga suffered a torn acl, which cut his 2017 season short, and although he had several workout invites from NFL teams he was unable to attend any due to the injury. His parents, Tua and Inailau Tuamasaga reside now in Killeen, TX. He was born and raised in the beautiful American Samoa and is the youngest of eight kids.
Step One: Admissions Application
Complete an Admissions Application online
1. Click to APPLY NOW
2. Complete the information and submit
3. Have your High School/GED transcripts for all schools AND current shot record sent to:
Cisco College Admissions
101 College Heights
Cisco, TX 76437
Step Two: Financial Aid Application
IMPORTANT: Needs to be completed by July 1 for it to be in place at the time of registration. If not in place for registration, be prepared to pay in full or arrange a payment plan for tuition, fees, books, and supplies. Contact Financial Aid with questions at (254) 442-5150.
Step Three: Take the TSI (Texas Success Initiative) and Housing Application
You may be exempt from the TSI. If you graduated from a high school in Texas, your STAAR scores can make you exempt. Click here to find out if you are exempt.
The TSI is offered at local community colleges and universities across the state, including Cisco College. If you wish to take the exam at Cisco, contact the counselors Leigh Dycus (254) 442-5023 or Misty Taylor (254) 442-5024.
Also, call the counselors to check for orientation dates over the summer
Be sure to submit your Housing Application:
- Visit the Student Life page
- Click on "Campus Living"
- Scroll down to the "Residential Life" section and follow the instructions.
For any questions, contact Lori Grubbs at (254) 442-5022.
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