LBJ Jaguars Head to State Semifinals


By Jack Orloff

Austin is celebrating the LBJ Early College High School Jaguars as they're headed to the state semifinals in football.

The Jaguars will play Chapel Hill this Saturday, Dec. 11 at 2:30 p.m. at the Ford Center in Frisco. Families can watch Saturday’s game via the NFHS Texan Live Network. You can purchase tickets via

The game is part of the 2021 UIL Texas Football State championship playoffs semifinals. The winner of the game will go on to play for a state championship title.

LBJ is the No. 1 4A-D1 ranked team in Texas. The Jaguars continue to own the gridiron this year under head coach Jahmal Fenner, taking down each opponent they have faced during their undefeated season of 14-0.

“I am excited to be the proud principal of a group of students who made a commitment to each to be the best,” said LBJ Principal Joseph Welch. “They have held each other accountable everyday in order to reach that goal and it has not only put us in the state semifinals but it has also created a group of campus leaders. They know they represent the excellence within our community and school.”