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Booster Club Spotlight: Grapevine group boosts Mustang spirit

All-Star Inflatables highlights the team behind the team.

Kip Ewing has held various positions inside the Grapevine Football Booster Club, so he understands how to run a successful booster club campaign. He’s currently in his second term as president. He was also the freshman representative in 2011, and vice president in 2012 and 2014. The booster club wants locals to get excited about their local team, so it…

Daily Roundup (Sep. 16): A look at high school football families, and why Mahomes and Lauderdale are great together

Photo by Ashley Wirz Welcome to the daily roundup, a collection of prep and college news and notes from around Texas that we’ll be sorting out for you every weekday morning. So if you’re looking for something to sift through while avoiding work, or need some lunchtime reading, we’re here for you. High schools The Brewer family of QBs, Westlake/Austin…

Morning Jolt (Sept. 16): DCTF Six-Man Report — Week 3

Catching up with Tioga head coach Cody Patton after the Bulldogs' win over Throckmorton.

This is the Morning Jolt,’s wake-up call to get up and start thinking about football. is proud to present its weekly Six-Man Report, a glance into the world of six-man football (or Class 1A). This week, DCTF contributor Ken Capps traveled to Tioga and caught up with Tioga coach Cody Patton after his Bulldogs’ 50-16 win over Throckmorton.

The Subway Super Team — The Ultimate All-State Team

Nominate players today for the Subway Super Team!

Subway and Dave Campbell’s Texas Football are proud to announce the launch of a new Texas High School Football tradition: the Subway Super Team — the ultimate All-State team — to be chosen by you, the fans. Players from all regions of Texas and all classifications of Texas High School Football are eligible to be part of the Subway Super Team,…

Craven: Patterson’s stubbornness cost him Texas AD job

Texas athletic director reportedly fired after brief, tense tenure.

Photo by Will Leverett Nearly every outlet that covers Texas Longhorn sports, including the Austin American-Statesman who had it first, is reporting that Texas athletic director Steve Patterson won’t make it through today with his job intact. Patterson made two really good hires – Charlie Strong and Shaka Smart – in his short tenure as athletic director. However, Patterson also…

Morning Jolt (Sept. 15): You won’t believe these Texas high school football numbers

Three weeks in, Texas high school football is already producing some unbelievable numbers.

Photo by Russell Wilburn This is the Morning Jolt, your invitation to get up and start thinking about football. We’re three weeks in to the 2015 Texas high school football season, and while there has been no shortage of stunning plays and staggering upsets, it’s some of the numbers that have been most surprising. There’s still a long way to…

Morning Jolt (Sept. 14): Check out some of the best photos from the weekend of high school football in Texas

This is the Morning Jolt, your invitation to get up and start thinking about football. Dave Campbell’s Texas Football works with some of the best photographers in the state to shoot high school games across Texas. Check out some of their best work from the past week.

Texas 42, Rice 28: What We Learned

The Longhorns recover from Notre Dame blowout, but aren't completely convincing against Rice.

Photo by Justin Armstrong Texas managed to take down Rice on Saturday in Austin. What did we learn about the Longhorns and Owls? DCTF’s Mike Craven breaks it down. It wasn’t a perfect game, or even one that should make Texas Longhorn fans believe this team can compete against the top teams in the Big 12, but it was exactly what Charlie Strong’s…