ODESSA — Permian senior Matt Jones has verbally committed to Baylor University and plans to continue his football career in Waco. The 6’3″, 230 pound linebacker gave his verbal pledge to Baylor on June 22.
Abilene, TX — Entering tonight’s meeting, fifth-ranked Permian and sixth-ranked Abilene High sat atop District 3-5A with matching undefeated records. The battle concluded with the Panthers claiming a 28-21 decision over the Eagles at Shotwell Stadium. The Mojo victory breaks Abilene’s 29-game district win streak and secures the District Championship.
Odessa, TX — Permian took advantage of being back in the state playoffs by defeating Mansfield Summit 45-31 in the 2006 5A Bi-District game at Ratliff Stadium.
Irving, TX — Permian and Converse Judson traded punches back-and-forth during the 1995 State Championship game. It all came down to a pass interference that wasn’t called, instead became an interception in the 31-28 barnburner at Texas Stadium.
Odessa, TX — On a cold and rainy night, Permian and Abilene Cooper met at Ratliff Stadium to decide who would be the 1994 District 4-5A Champion. The Cougars jumped out to a 16-10 halftime lead, but were shutout in the second half by the Panthers for a 31-16 Mojo victory.
Irving, TX — After falling behind 14-7 to San Antonio Marshall, Permian racked up 20 unanswered second half points to claim a 27-14 victory on Saturday afternoon. The 1991 Class 5A State Championship win in Texas Stadium marks the sixth state crown for the Panthers.
San Angelo, TX — Four quarters of head-to-head action from the district’s best resulted in a 21-15 slugfest favoring Permian over San Angelo Central. The Panthers are now guaranteed at least a share of the 4-5A title with tonight’s disposal of the Bobcats.