Matt Stepp

This Week in TXHSFB (Mar. 22): THSCA Hall of Honor, coaching changes and spring game dates

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

Former Arlington Lamar head coach Eddy Peach, who will be inducted to this year’s THSCA Hall of Honor in July. (LHS photo) We are officially on the “down side” of the off-season grind and although we are still over five months away from the first TXHSFB games of 2017, football-related activities will begin soon in the great state of Texas….

This Week in TXHSFB (Mar. 15): To spring ball or not to spring ball? We asked coaches

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

(Photo by Max Thompson) It’s spring break for the vast majority of school districts across the state, so instead of taking the week off here at DCTF, we decided to stick with the spring theme and talk a little spring football with coaches from across the state. The UIL allows the option of spring football for a maximum of 18…

This Week in TXHSFB (Mar. 8): 5A split fallout & a bizarre saga in Jasper headline the news

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

5A football will have a different look starting in 2018. (Photo by Shane Roper) The biggest news of the week certainly went down late last Wednesday as the UIL announced the results of the Class 5A referendum to split the divisions for football starting with the 2018 realignment. The referendum passed by a larger than expected margin of 147-77, which…

This Week In TXHSFB: Coaching hires, players transfers, coaching clinic info and a loss in the media world

DCTF'S HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL INSIDER BRINGS YOU THE OFFSEASON Texas high school football SCOOP!

Every week, Dave Campbell’s Texas Football high school football insider Matt Stepp shares the news and rumors around the Lone Star State. Got a tip? Contact Matt via e-mail or on Twitter. It’s been a wild offseason in East Texas in the coaching ranks, and that movement didn’t slow down this week. In fact, this week might have topped them all….

This Week in TXHSFB (Feb. 22): Big-time vacancies get filled with Texas High still looming

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

Cibolo Steele head coach David Saenz (Courtesy Photo) Some of the state’s biggest job openings saw their vacancies filled this week, and that headlines this edition of news and notes. We start in the Alamo City, where San Antonio’s top program in Cibolo Steele saw their vacant head football coach opening filled as co-defensive coordinator David Saenz was promoted to…

This Week in TXHSFB (Feb. 15): Busy offseasons in DFW and East Texas continue

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

Jeff Fleener (Photo courtesy Mesquite ISD) The movement in the DFW area has started to pick up the past couple of weeks and this week’s big new is out of Mesquite as the Skeeters didn’t keep their vacant HFC job open for long. MISD quickly moved to bring in Robbie Robinson’s replacement and on Monday night the school board approved…

This week in TXHSFB (Feb. 8): 7-on-7 changes, Jackson leaves Grapevine, Steele interviews & more

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

The 7-on-7 State Championships are getting a shakeup. (Photo by Richard Badillo) The biggest news of the weekend happened on Super Bowl, but it was about games this summer. The Texas 7-on-7 Board of Directors released their qualifying schedule, and the biggest change in formatting was the moving of the State Tournament to the final weekend of June instead of the…