This Week in TXHSFB: Sweetwater Makes a Splash; SOC gets major transfer

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San Antonio Legacy Promotes Robert Bruce

In a job that most anticipated would stay in-house, Southwest ISD named Legacy offensive coordinator Robert Bruce as the next head coach at San Antonio Legacy. Bruce replaces John Tarvin who got the fledgling Legacy program off the ground in 2018 and led the Titans to the area playoffs a year ago. Coach Bruce is the brother of current San Antonio Wagner head coach Charles Bruce.


Russell Lucas to Sweetwater

After an incredibly successful thirteen year run at Hamlin, Russell Lucas last Monday was named the next head football coach/athletic director at Sweetwater. Lucas in thirteen seasons posted an impressive 128-43 overall record leading the Pied Pipers including taking Hamlin to the 2A-Division II state title game. Lucas who has only been a head coach at Rotan and Hamlin will try his hand at a larger program in Sweetwater that on paper appears to be primed for a breakout season in 2021 after a district title and area round playoff appearance in 2020.


South Oak Cliff Adds High Profile Transfer

Jayvon Thomas, a 2023 RB/DB has transferred from Corsicana to South Oak Cliff according to multiple reports on twitter and discussions with coaches on both staffs. The junior to be holds multiple FBS offers from the likes of Baylor, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Kansas, USC, Texas and Oregon.  Pending eligibility approval, Thomas will be a big addition to the Golden Bears and gives SOC another dangerous play-maker at the skill positions.

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