Recruits to watch: John Tyler (Texas)
December, 6, 2011
By Damon Sayles | ESPN.com
UNIVERSITY PARK, Texas -- Seventeen years ago, John Tyler (Tyler, Texas) became a nationally-recognized high school football team, and “Cujo” became a nationally-known nickname.
In one of the greatest -- and most unpredictable -- finishes in Texas high school playoff history, John Tyler defeated Plano East, 48-44, in a Class 5A Division II regional semifinal. Cujo went on to win the state championship. The game’s finish was so popular, it not only was shown on ESPN2, but it also won the 1995 Showstopper of the Year ESPY Award.
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