Brady Keane

Turner Smiley was the surprise star of the college football weekend

When Jalen Guyton went down, it could have sidetracked the Mean Green. Then Smiley stepped up.

When Jalen Guyton joined North Texas in the offseason from Trinity Valley Community College, he instantly ascended to the top of the depth chart as a much-needed deep threat in Seth Littrell’s offensive attack. Guyton lived up to the hype surrounding his arrival, as the former ESPN300 recruit caught 45 passes for 731 yards and eight touchdowns through the first…

The must-see Texas high school football games for bi-district

EVERY WEEK DURING THE HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL SEASON, BRADY KEANE PICKS OUT THE BEST FRIDAY GAMES IN EVERY 11-MAN CLASSIFICATION AROUND THE STATE. IF YOU'RE NEAR ONE, GET OUT AND SEE SOME FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS.

Teague (8-2) vs. Cameron Yoe (4-6) at Robinson’s Rocket Field Much like Kemp, Teague enters the first round of the playoffs looking for revenge after falling to Cameron Yoe 23-6 in the regional semifinals last season. Teague was also bounced by the Yoemen in the 2015 regional final and in the 2014 area round of the postseason. The Lions have…

Five players to watch in the bi-district round of the Texas high school football playoffs

Throughout the 2017 postseason, we'll pick out five players per round to spotlight ahead of crucial clashes for their teams.

With the playoffs finally upon us, here is one player from each classification that will have to have a big performance in the bi-district round to lead his team to a victory: 6A: San Antonio Brennan QB Jordan Martinez With Oklahoma State commit Jahmyl Jeter sidelined the last three weeks with an injury, the Bears have relied more heavily on…

North Texas won the college football weekend

The Mean Green has already locked up a division title with winnable games still to play.

When Seth Littrell took over the North Texas football program in December of 2015, he told fans the Mean Green wouldn’t be sitting at home anymore during the postseason. Coming off a 1-11 season that included a 66-7 loss to FCS Portland State on homecoming, it was a bold proclamation for a first-year head coach to make. But here we…

The must-see Friday night Texas high school football games for Week 11

EVERY WEEK DURING THE HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL SEASON, BRADY KEANE PICKS OUT THE BEST FRIDAY GAMES IN EVERY 11-MAN CLASSIFICATION AROUND THE STATE. IF YOU'RE NEAR ONE, GET OUT AND SEE SOME FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS.

6A: Midland Lee (8-1) vs. Odessa Permian (7-1) One of the state’s top rivalries adds another chapter at Grande Communications Stadium in what may be the biggest game between the two west Texas schools in almost 20 years. It’s the first time since 1995 that both teams enter the game with a record of 7-1 or better, according to the…

The must-see Thursday night Texas high school football games for Week 11

Every WEEK DURING THE HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL SEASON, BRADY KEANE PICKS OUT THE BEST THURSDAY GAMES AROUND THE STATE. IF YOU'RE NEAR ONE, GET YOUR FOOTBALL WEEKEND STARTED EARLY.

Somehow we’ve hit fast forward on the regular season and are now entering Week 11 of the Texas high school football season. It’s a week that will make or break the season of team’s across the state, and both playoff spots and district championships are on the line. Here a few must-see district title games that should kick off the…

Teams to watch: Franklin Lions

THROUGHOUT THE 2017 SEASON, WE'LL SPOTLIGHT TEAMS THAT FLEW UNDER THE RADAR ENTERING THE SEASON, BUT DELIVERED BIG RESULTS WHEN THEY STEPPED ON THE FIELD. TODAY'S TEAM IS THE FRANKLIN LIONS, A SQUAD THAT'S USED TO PLAYING DEEP INTO THE PLAYOFFS, AND NOW LOOKS LIKE A FAVORITE TO WIN THEIR REGION.

After finishing third in the ultra-competitive District 10-3A last season, it didn’t take Franklin long to make the climb back to the top of the standings. The Lions held on for close wins over both Cameron Yoe and Rockdale, solidifying themselves as the front-runner this season. After a loaded non-district schedule composed of all Class 4A teams, Franklin used losses…

The must-see Friday night Texas high school football games for Week 10

EVERY WEEK DURING THE HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL SEASON, BRADY KEANE PICKS OUT THE BEST FRIDAY GAMES IN EVERY 11-MAN CLASSIFICATION AROUND THE STATE. IF YOU'RE NEAR ONE, GET OUT AND SEE SOME FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS.

The Texas high school football regular season is rapidly drawing to a close, giving the Week 10 schedule several games that will determine both playoff positioning and district championships. If you’re looking for a game to get to, here are the must-see games in each 11-man classification: 6A: El Paso Montwood (8-0, 5-0) vs. El Paso Pebble Hills (8-0, 5-0)…

Hitchcock, East Chambers ready to battle for district supremacy

The Taco Bell Road Tour highlights marquee matchups across the Houston area throughout the season.

Taco Bell and Dave Campbell’s Texas Football have teamed up to feature one must-see Texas high school football matchup each week in the Houston area. This week: Hitchcock vs. East ChambersT, 7:30 p.m. Friday night at Buccaneer Stadium. Hitchcock and East Chambers have rolled through District 12-3A with relative ease so far this season. Both teams have allowed less than 20 points…