Luke Blackwell ready to take over Mineola football program

Luke Blackwell ready to take over Mineola football program

MINEOLA, TX (KLTV) - A 1995 graduate of Mineola High School and the Yellowjackets defensive coordinator the past seven years, Luke Blackwell is no stranger to wearing orange and white. But, Blackwell is adjusting to life as the new head football coach and athletic director.

Having been apart of Mineola's historic run the past three seasons, Blackwell wants to keep the reigning Class 3A Division I champions on top.

"It's a culture, it's a mindset, it's having been there, understanding the process and the things that helped you get to that point," Blackwell said. "I think the challenge is to obviously not be satisfied with success that we have had, and to use that as motivation to build and be better."

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