Integrity, Intelligence & Enthusiasm

Noli Irritare Leonem

Leon High School was established in 1871 and has fielded a football team since 1915. Our first recorded game dates back to 1916. The continuously successful football program at Leon is one of the oldest and most highly revered aspects of Leon's historic tradition. This 2016-2017 season we celebrate 101 Years of Lion Football! Let the pride and tradition continue . . .

Stay Connected

Lion Players, Parents & Fans can stay up to date by liking us on facebook at Leon JV & Varsity Football; following us on Twitter @LeonLionsFB ; and, by joining our Text Alert System - text @leonfb to the number 81010

Fall 2016 News


  • Please review the 2016 Family Point System - each player's family should participate & volunteer.  See the Parent/Voluneer Tab above.
  • SENIOR NIGHT OCTOBER 28, 7 p.m. @ Cox Stadium. SENIOR PARENTS & PLAYERS: Senior players will be recognized on the field before kickoff. Senior parents (guardian, grandparent, aunt, etc . - whoever is escorting the senior player) should arrive at Gene Cox Stadium no later than 6 p.m. The public announcer will ask you to assemble in the North end zone at approximately 6:10/6:15 p.m. We share this evening with band & cheer/dance. Band will be announced first, then football, then cheer/dance. Football senior players and their parents should line up in numerical order. Dress for parents is Leon spirit wear or nice casual in Leon colors, please. When your player's name & number is called you should step forward to wave. Our team photographer will be on hand and Coach Cokely will be on the field with you. After your wave & photo, please return to the line until all have been recognized.
  • Volunteers needed for concession!  Varsity parents sign up to work a JV game at JV parents sign up to work a varsity game at
  • 2016 Fan Merchandise is now available for pre-order. See the Parent/Forms Tab above.  Make checks payable to Leon Touchdown Club & give to your position coach. Pre-orders are now
  • Order your team and individual player photos using the Parent/Form tab above.
  • The Touchdown Club needs to fill the following positions:  Vice President, Treasurer, Varsity Concession Coordinator, Membership Chair, Varsity Merchandise Coordinator & JV Merchandise Coordinator. Please contact President Eddie Estes or Coach Cokely if you can assist.
  • The Touchdown Club normally meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. in the Field House at Leon. Please send suggestions, news and any other Touchdown Club questions to President Eddie Estes at

Full News Listing

   © 2016 Leon Lions Football, All Rights Reserved