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Matt Turner named finalist for Gilmer AD position

Matt Turner (Source: Gilmer ISD) Matt Turner (Source: Gilmer ISD)
Gilmer Offensive Coordinator Matt Turner has been named the lone finalist for the Gilmer ISD Athletic Director and Head Football Coach position.

Superintendent Rick Albritton released a statement Friday afternoon. Turner will be recommended at the March 23 board meeting.

Turner has been a Gilmer assistant for 12 years, working under former athletic director Jeff Traylor. Traylor left for an assistant coaching position at the University of Texas. 

Jeff Traylor discusses decision to leave Gilmer for Texas

Turner has also coached at Jacksonville and Marshall. As offensive coordinator in 2014, the Buckeyes had the second highest scoring offense in Texas high school football history.

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