Football

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: Jon Aguilar                             Tight Ends Coach: Buddy Tuamasaga

Schedule & Scores

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  • 2018 Roster
    NameNumberPositionClassHtWt.High School
    Chafin, Darion1WRFr.6'4"200Burkburnett
    Robinson, Kobe2WRFr.5'9"175Odessa Permian
    Kitna, Jordan3QBFr.6'3"210Waxahachie
    Hall, Xavier4LBSoph.6'2"225Cedar Hills
    McCarther, Austin5DBSoph.6'2"190Mansfield Lake Ridge
    Kruemcke, Blain6QBFr.6'2"200Plugerville
    McCook, Gage7WRFr.5'10"180Argyle
    Williams Jr., Jarvis8WRFr.6'3"190Dallas Skyline
    Jackson, Trey9DBSoph.5'10"180Waxahachie
    Rozner, Bradley10WRSoph.6'4"190Needville
    Stewart, Tyler11QBFr.6'2"195Arp
    Davenport, Donovan12QBFr.6'3"220Arlington Bowie
    Lee, Daniel13WRSoph.6'0"195Breaux Bridge (LA)
    Vaughn, Brendan14LBFr.6'3"225Forney
    Sheffield, Jakobe15DBSoph.5'10"180Missouri City
    Keller, Seth16KFr.5'9"175Colleyville Christian Academy
    Urias, Gage17KFr.5'9"165Lubbock Coronado
    Glenn, Seth18DBSoph.5'10"185Klein Oak
    Medlock, Kayce19RBSoph.5'11"195Arp
    Thomas, Tony20DBSoph.6'1"195Desoto
    Gentry, Cody21DBSoph.6'1"210Fort Worth Brewer
    Campbell, Justen22DBFr.6'0"190Atascocita
    Walker, Dylan23DSSoph.6'1"235Jacksonville
    Foster, Brandon24DBFr.6'1"200Rosenberg Tery
    Amie, Chan25DBFr.6'1"200Waskom
    Thornton, Jacoby26DBFr.6'2"190Midland
    Lewis, Tre'von27DBFr.6'2"185Houston Lamar
    McCalister, Tylan28RBFr.5'9"195Monahans
    Sproles, Duson29RBSoph.6'0"210Arlington
    LaFrance, Damian30RBFr.5'10"185Brazos High
    Sanders, Jacoree31DBFr.5'11"200Plano
    Murphy, Gunnar32HBSoph.6'3"230Melissa
    Leota, Samuelu33DLFr.6'2"315Euless Trinity
    Lufile, Michael34LBFr.6'1"220South Grand Prairie
    Roberson, Terrance35LBFr.6'1"220Breckenridge
    Aumavae, Sese36LBFr.6'1"225Leone (American Samoa)
    Simien, TJ37DLSoph.6'5"225Lake Travis
    Wheatley, Devontay38DLSoph.6'7"255Dallas Madison
    Feaster, Isaiah39LBSoph.6'0"215Austin LBJ
    Middlebrooks, Kylan40DBFr.6'0"205Mansfield
    Reagins, Billy41RBFr.6'1"220Kempner
    Hargrove, Toriano42LBSoph.6'0"205Arlington Bowie
    Rassmusen, Zach43TEFr.6'2"220Carrolton Newman Smith
    Wood, Seth44LBFr.6'2"240Lubbock Coronado
    Gilman, Surprise45LBSoph.5'11"210Arlington Bowie
    Echols, Willie46DLFr.6'1"220Midland
    Tripp, Lord47DLFr.6'3"235San antonio John Jay
    Whittington, Isaiah48FBSoph.6'0"245Converse Judson
    Tucker, Bryce49RBFr.5'11"190Langham Creek
    Easley, Ethan50DSFr.5'10"200Odessa Permian
    Green, Tony51DLFr.6'3"270Hutto
    Killian, Daniel52DLSoph.6'2"265Little Cypress Mauriceville
    Hernandez, Gabe53DLSoph.6'2"250Carrolton Creekview
    Sandoval, Raul54OLFr.6'0"275Granbury
    Maile, Latu55DLSoph.6'3"295Euless Trinity
    Harton III, Kenneth56DLFr.6'2"245Landry Walker (LA)
    Black, Zion57DLFr.6'1"260Mansfield Lake Ridge
    Obi, Desmond58DLFr.6'2"245Mesquite Poteet
    Reynolds, Jalen59DLFr.6'0"275Garland
    Landsteiner, Jackson (Cole)60OLFr.6'0"290Cibolo Steele
    Utu, Daniel61OLSoph.6'2"305Arlington Bowie
    Wells, Jordan62DLSoph.6'0"280Navasota
    Gomez, Nick63OLSoph.6'2"300Houston Spring Woods
    Gaitan, Javier64OLFr.6'2"285Mission
    Melendez, Daniel65OLFr.6'3"290Mercedes
    Tucker, Douglas66OLFr.6'6"290Dallas Parish Episcopal
    Pong, Jasen67OLFr.6'2"275Pearl City (HI)
    Yarbrough, Antwoine69DLFr.6'0"280Cedar Hill
    Inyang, Akanimoh70OLFr.6'1"320Plano
    Smith, Kam71OLFr.6'6320Lincoln (WA)
    Terrell, Jeremy72OLFr.6'3"280Dallas Madison
    Morales, Moises74OLFr.6'3"310La Hoya Palmview
    Cook, Terry76OLFr.6'4"295Elgin
    Chibesa, Rehobeth77OLFr.6'3"290Little Elm
    Montoya, Juan79OLFr.6'5"290JB Alexander Mission
    Luper, Jason80WRFr.5'11"175North Garland
    Sneed, Dequavas81WRFr.5'9"175Lancaster
    Muliaga, John82WRFr.6'4"200Fagaitua (American Samoa)
    Bolin, Bryon83TEFr.6'4"250Leonard
    Marshall, Donoven84WRSoph.6'3"200Mesquite Poteet
    Beasley, Jace85TEFr.6'6"255Mount Pleasant
    Ardister, JaidonDLFr.6'0"275Mexia
    Ballard, ChrisDLFr.6'2"285Mansfield Timberview
    Bellard, TheronDLFr.6'1"285Arlington
    Burns, JacobyDLFr.6'2"280Paducah
    Engelhardt, GunnarFBFr.6'0"220Lubbock Cooper
    Faulkner, JazerianDLFr.6'1"230Temple
    Gordon, BradyWRFr.5'10"175Frisco Centennial
    Guinn, TrentQBFr.6'1"190Mineral Wells
    Hackett, JekahreDLFr.6'1"285Mexia
    Hamilton, BrianQBFr.6'2"190Albany
    Hart, RonnieQBFr.6'1"225Leonard
    Jones, PatrickDBFr.5'11"185Evangel Christian (LA)
    McCoy, DillonWRFr.5'11"180Cisco
    Perez, JosiahOLFr.6'3"330Hutto
    Roberts, JacobyLBFr.5'10"205Euless Trinity
    Siliga, JayloniDLFr.6'2"290Euless Trinity
    Taito, EmmanuelOLFr.6'0"250Arlington Bowie
    Tshipamba, AllanDLFr.6'3"315Euless Trinity
    Welch, DrakeDLFr.6'5"245Wellington
    Williams, DaymondDLFr.6'3"245Cedar Ridge High Pflugerville
    Wilson, JaronRBFr.5'11"225Euless Trinity
    Wilson, KobeDBFr.5'10"180Dallas Carter
    Hill, PJDBFr.6'2"200North Richland Hills
    Collins, DevenOLFr.6'3"315Ennis
    Bell, XavierDBFr.5'10"190Elgin
  • 2018 Schedule
    DateOpponentLocationTime
    August 25thRezolution Prep AcademyChesley Field6:00 p.m.
    September 8thTexas A&T InstituteHouston, TX1:00 p.m.
    September 15thKilgore College *Military Appreciation Game and Lions Benefit BowlChesley Field7:00 p.m.
    September 22ndNavarro CollegeCorsicana, TX7:00 p.m.
    September 29thTrinity Valley Community College *HomecomingChesley Field1:00 p.m.
    October 6thNew Mexico Military InstituteRoswell, NM4:00 p.m. (MST)
    October 13thBlinn CollegeChesley Field3:00 p.m.
    October 20thTyler CollegeTyler, TX3:00 p.m.
    October 27thNortheastern Oklahoma A&MChesley Field1:00 p.m.
    November 3rdSemi-Final PlayoffsTBATBA
    November 10thConference ChampionshipTBATBA
    December 1stBowl GameTBATBA
  • Facilities

    Home of the Cisco College Wranglers, Chesley Field holds 3000 and is located at 300 Front St. in Cisco, Texas

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    Adjacent to Chesley Field is our indoor practice facility utilized pre-game and during off-season.

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  • Coaching Staff

    Russell Thompson

    Head Coach
    russell.thompson@cisco.edu

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    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.    


    Jessie Green 

    Defensive Coordinator
    jessie.green@cisco.edu

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    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.

    Mark Gibson 

    Defensive Backs
    mark.gibson@cisco.edu

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    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.


    Jon Aguilar 

    Running Backs
    jonathan.aguilar@cisco.edu

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    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.


    Ryan Taylor 

    Offensive Coordinator
    ryan.taylor@cisco.edu

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    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.


    Samuel Jenkins 

    Offensive Line
    samuel.jenkins@cisco.edu

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    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.


    Buddy Tuamasaga

    Tight Ends Coach
    buddy.tuamasaga@cisco.edu

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    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. 

  • Player Checklist

    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:

    1. Visit the Student Life page
    2. Click on "Campus Living" 
    3. Scroll down to the "Residential Life" section and follow the instructions. 

    For any questions, contact Lori Grubbs at (254) 442-5022.

  • Former Players

    2015 Class

    Richard Lagow, Indiana University

    Broderick Thomas, University of Alabama-Birmingham

    Greg Peace, University of Houston

    Marcus Daggs, Lamar University

    Greg Hardaway, SE Louisiana University

    Malik Ellis, Texas A&M Commerce

    Tyler Hogan, Lindenwood University

    Chris Johnson, West Texas A&M University

    Chris Gordon III, Tarleton State University

    Michael Knobloch, Tarleton State University

    Eric Conley, Northwestern Oklahoma State University

    Petar Stosic, Northwestern Oklahoma State University

    Aaryn Sharp, Northern Michigan University

    2014 Class

    Rey Baltazar, Louisiana-Monroe

    John O'Brien, Arizona State University

    Richard Griffin III, Abilene Christian University

    Carl Whitley, Abilene Christian University

    Tre' Johnson, University of North Texas

    Blake Turlington, Tarleton State University

    Devvon Miles, Tarleton State University

    Camron Owens, Tarleton State University

    Kenny Higgins, Tarleton State University

    Robert Gardner, SE Oklahoma State University

    Randel Clark, Texas A&M Commerce

    Wyatt Egan, Tarleton State University

    2013 Class

    Airron Cowthran, Lincoln Univeristy

    Dez Willis, Texas A&M Kingsville

    Johnathan Bowen, Texas Southern University

    Deion Price, Missouri Southern University

    Mario Henderson, Oklahoma Baptist University

    Jacob Harler, Charleston State University

    Felipe Parra, West Texas A&M University

    Hayden Vinson, Texas Tech University

    Blake Thomas, University of Colorado - Pueblo 

    Earnest Thomas, Langston University

    Jacorey McQueen, East Texas Baptist University

    Nick Sierra, SE Oklahoma State University

    Marquis Elder, SE Oklahoma State University

    Webster Jones, SE Oklahoma State University

    2012 Class

    Will Clark, Tarleton State University

    Casey McKenna, SE Oklahoma State University

    Devante Cloud, Texas State (Track)

    Terrell Smith, Texas State University

    Gerald Warner, Ouchita Baptist University

    Amaris Fields, Carson Newman

    Chase Anderson, Prairie View A&M

    John Andrews, SE Louisiana State

    Adam Curran, Lamar University

    Cedric Gilbert, Abilene Christian University

    Chris Thomas, UTEP

    Jordan Hamilton, Texas Tech University

    Ricky Pratt, University of North Texas

    Taylor Bible, Carson Newman

    Ross Hudson, Carson Newman

    AJ Stevenson, Faulkner University

    2011 Class

    Kali Rashaad, UTEP

    Tyrus McGlothen, Lamar University

    Jacob Morgan, Lamar University

    Lorenza Young, Nicholls State University

    Trent Davis, Angelo State University

    Tanner Henry, Anglelo State University

    Anthony Lewis, Angelo State University

    Jamal Nero, Texas Tech University

    Tavian Parnell, NW Oklahoma State University

    Charles Plaster, Henderson State University

    Etauj Allen, Ouachita Baptist University

    Terrance Franklin, SW Oklahoma University

    Tyler Wright, Lousiana Monroe

    Evan Perry, Lousiana Lafayette 

    Clifton Bellard, Bacone College

    Sterling Jones, Bacone College

    Chris Frazier, ETBU

    Corey McNeil, ETBU