Matt Stepp

This Week in TXHSFB (Jan. 18): Lehnhoff moves to AD, Norton crosses the border & big-time retirements

DCTF'S HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL INSIDER BRINGS YOU THE OFFSEASON TXHSFB SCOOP!

Scott Lehnhoff (Photo by Mary Scott McNabb) It’s been a massive week of coaching movement across the state of Texas with not only several big jobs opening, but also some fixtures in the Texas high school football coaching community announcing retirements. We lead off with the biggest shock of the week: Cibolo Steele head coach Scott Lehnhoff is moving up to…

This Week in TXHSFB: Sealy makes a big hire, 7-on-7 on the horizon

DCTF'S HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL INSIDER BRINGS YOU THE OFFSEASON TXHSFB SCOOP!

Shane Mobley (Courtesy Sweetwater ISD) The coaching carousel is rapidly picking up the pace with dominoes falling all over the state. Here are just a few of the biggest stories to drop over the last week. As we hinted in last week’s column, Sealy indeed did pick a candidate from West Texas as Sweetwater HC Shane Mobley was named HFC/AD…

This Week in TXHSFB: Coaching vacancy interviews are in full force

DCTF'S HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL INSIDER BRINGS YOU THE OFFSEASON TXHSFB SCOOP!

Allen RB Kirby Bennett (Photo by Gary Sanderson) With the Christmas holidays behind us, we are officially in full offseason mode at DCTF. That doesn’t mean news and notes from the TXHSFB world will stop, though!! The majority of news in the offseason months will certainly involve coaching changes, which will likely see a massive spike in the next couple…

The Off-Season Coaching Carousel Gets Rolling

DCTF'S HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL INSIDER MATT STEPP LOOKS BACK AT THE COACHING CHANGES IN THE TXHSFB RANKS!

With the 2016 Texas High School Football season in the books, our attention turns to the high school coaching carousel, which has been unusually busy as the offseason enters its infancy. Let’s take a quick look at some of the bigger jobs that have already opened up. The biggest news statewide has been the raiding of high school coaches by…

Stepp: UIL State Day 3 Sights and Sounds

DCTF'S HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL INSIDER TAKES A LOOK AT THE FINAL DAY OF THE STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS

One last look as the lights go out on the 2016 Texas high school football season. The final day of the 2016 Texas High School Football season ended in grand fashion at AT&T Stadium with the three largest state champions crowned in 5A Division I, 6A Division I and Division II. In the opening game, Highland Park won their fourth…

Stepp: UIL State Day 2 Sights and Sounds

DCTF'S HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL INSIDER TAKES A LOOK AT DAY TWO OF THE STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS

— The final Friday of the Texas high school football season began with the crowd at AT&T Stadium witnessing true greatness as the West Orange-Stark Mustangs capped off their second straight state title with a 24-6 win over Sweetwater. The WOS defense was considered one of the state’s best all year, and they cemented their legacy as a legendary unit by shutting…

Stepp: UIL State Day 1 Sites and Sounds

DCTF'S HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL INSIDER TAKES A LOOK AT DAY ONE OF THE STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS

The DCTF view of the UIL State Championships at AT&T Stadium on Thursday. – The first full day of action at the 2016 UIL Texas State Football Championships at AT&T Stadium certainly didn’t lack for storylines or entertainment value. In the first game of the day, Roshauud Paul cemented his legacy as one of the state’s best players ever as Bremond…

McGuire a stout addition to an increasingly Texan staff at Baylor

The third Texas high school football coach to join Matt Rhule's staff adds an unbelievable punch.

Photo by Mary Scott McNabb Just a week ago when Baylor hired Temple head coach Matt Rhule, the permeating thought around the Big 12 and amongst observers of the recruiting scene within the state of Texas was “Where are the Texas ties to the new Baylor staff?” Any thought of a lack of ties in the state – at least…

STATE SEMIFINALS PREVIEW: Breaking down every Texas high school football playoff game

Who will punch their ticket to the state championships? Matt Stepp previews every state semifinal game.

Allen (14-0) vs. The Woodlands (14-0), 1 p.m. Saturday at Austin’s DKR Memorial Stadium One of the best matchups of the season takes place in the state capital as unbeaten Allen and The Woodlands meet up. Allen passed another tough test a week ago as the Eagles’ depth was key in a 42-23 win over Duncanville. Allen’s big offensive line…