Euless Trinity’s (Texas) Steve Lineweaver retires

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by Jeff Fisher

Euless Trinity High School football logoEuless Trinity‘s Steve Lineweaver is ending his career as a high school football coach.

The Dallas Morning News reports that Lineweaver told Hurst Euless Bedford ISD athletic director Mike Fielder, “after 47 years, it’s time”.

Lineweaver led Trinity to three Texas state championships in five years, winning 10 or more games over the last 11 seasons with the Trojans.  This past season, Trinity finished #16 in High School Football America’s regular season Top 25.  The Trojans only regular season loss was to Southlake Carroll, which also finished ranked in our final regular season Top 25.  Trinity advanced to the state quarterfinals where they lost on a last minute field goal to two-time Texas champ Allen, who will be playing for its third straight state title Saturday against Cypress Ranch.  Allen has won or shared the first two High School Football America “mythical” national championships.

Lineweaver’s record in 15 seasons at Euless Trinity was 175-29. When you add-in his seven-year stint as head coach at Commerce, he’s lifetime mark is 258-43-2.  Lineweaver led Commerce to the 1999 3A state title.

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Jeff Fisher
Jeff is an award-winning journalist and expert in the field of high school sports, underscored with his appearance on CNBC in 2010 to talk about the big business of high school football in America. Jeff turned to his passion for high school football into an entrepreneurial venture called High School Football America, a digital media company focused on producing original high school sports content for radio, television and the internet. Jeff is co-founder and editor-in-chief of High School Football America, which is a media partner with USA TODAY High School Sports.