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One underrated player from each 6A region to watch in 2017

There are only so many headlines to go around in the Lone Star State, but these guys deserve a spotlight.

With over 1,400 high schools in the great state of Texas that play football in some form or fashion, there’s no way that every deserving player can be recognized properly with all-state honors or a scholarship to play at the next level. With that in mind, let’s take a look at some under-the-radar guys who could make a big impact…

Big 12 Media Days dispatch: Rhule embracing tough conversations about Baylor

We sent our summer interns to Frisco to get their feet wet during Big 12 Media Days. Here's what they sent back. 

Photo by Mary Scott McNabb The news and investigations regarding the correlation between sexual assault and Baylor Athletics appear to have no end in sight, but for Matt Rhule and Baylor Athletics, the hope for improvement, change, and healing is already in place. “When I arrived in Waco in December, I knew that there would be challenges, but I also…

Big 12 Media Days dispatch: Herman ready to lead Texas out of the storm

We sent our summer interns to Frisco to get their feet wet during Big 12 Media Days. Here's what they sent back. 

Photo by Jim Sigmon “Texas is back, folks!” This was Joe Tessitore’s bold statement after Texas’ double-overtime thriller over Notre Dame to open last season. Then Texas proceeded to go 5-7 including an overtime loss to Kansas, one of the many factors that led to the firing of Charlie Strong. In comes Tom Herman with the weight of the expectations of…

The 50 most important college players in Texas in 2017 — No. 1: TCU’s Kenny Hill

AS THE COLLEGE FOOTBALL SEASON EDGES CLOSER, WE TAKE A LOOK AT THE MOST PIVOTAL PLAYERS FOR EACH PROGRAM'S RESPECTIVE SUCCESS.

The importance of a player is not always defined by their skill level. The most important player on a team or in a unit is not always the best player on a team. This list is designed to breakdown the 50 most important players in Texas college football for the 2017 season. It is not a ranking of the 50…

Big 12 Media Days dispatch: Kingsbury knows he has to do more to improve the Red Raiders

We sent our summer interns to Frisco to get their feet wet during Big 12 Media Days. Here's what they sent back. 

Photo by Ashley Wirz Kliff Kingsbury may be the most dapper man in the room at Big 12 media days, and while that will shock no one, you could feel the swagger that he carried with him when he stepped to the podium. However, this is a team that is coming off a 5-7 (3-6) record. This has put coach…

Big 12 Media Days dispatch: Patterson expects much better from Frogs in 2017

We sent our summer interns to Frisco to get their feet wet during Big 12 Media Days. Here's what they sent back. 

Photo by Graham Staniforth The last time TCU evaluated a losing season, the Horned Frogs returned the following year to post a 7-6 record. Although the 2013 season was not what Gary Patterson envisioned for his program, TCU enters 2017 under similar circumstances with hope of a better outcome. After a 6-7 season (4-5 in the Big 12), the Horned…