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 . . .

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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.
  • VARSITY GAME VS. KATHLEEN (10/7) CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER.  Varsity players practice Thursday & Friday at normal times.
  • JV vs. Godby scheduled for Oct. 6 will now be begin at 5:30 p.m. (not 6:30) @ Leon - volunteers are needed in the concession stand.
  • CANCELLED - KATHLEEN GAME AWAY FOR VARSITY 10/7/2016 - Kathleen High School is located at 1100 Red Devil Way, Lakeland, Florida (aprx. 4 hrs 30 minutes). The Spirit Bus was cancelled.
  • 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 in. Pick up after practice Aug. 30.
  • Order your team and individual player photos using the Parent/Form tab above.
  • The Touchdown Club needs to fill the following positions:  Vice President, Varsity Concession Coordinator, Membership Chair, Varsity Merchandise Coordinator & JV Merchandise Coordinator. Please contact us 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.  The TDC WILL NOT meet Oct. 11, 2016 - this meeting will be rescheduled.  Please send suggestions, news and any other Touchdown Club questions to President Eddie Estes at

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