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Craven: What we learned from Thursday’s high school football action

Photo by John Hamilton Texas high school football takes center stage on Friday nights, but that doesn’t mean plenty can’t be learned from the matchups on Thursdays. This week was no different. Here are a few things we learned on the second Thursday of the regular season. 1. The Converse Judson offense is just fine. The Rockets scored just 12…

Daily Roundup (Sep. 4): Denton Ryan and Georgetown off to quietly strong starts, and Sumlin, Aggies may be poised for big year

Photo by Alison Plueckhahn 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 Denton Ryan rolls to a 2-0…

Arizona 42, UTSA 32: What We Learned

A few takeaways from UTSA's season-opening loss to Arizona.

Photo by Mike McNabb UTSA dropped its season-opener to No. 22 Arizona, 42-32 on Thursday night. What did we learn from the game? TexasFootball.com brings you a few takeaways from the game. UTSA lost to Arizona on the road, but the Roadrunners proved to everyone in the nation that 2015 isn’t the year to write off Larry Coker’s team. After losing…

TCU 23, Minnesota 17: What We Learned

Three thoughts from TCU's season-opening win over Minnesota.

Photo by Shane Roper TCU opened its season with a 23-17 win over Minnesota on Thursday night. What did we learn from the game? TexasFootball.com brings you three takeaways from the game. The TCU offense isn’t fully formed yet. With almost every starter back from an offense that ranked fifth in the nation last season, the Horned Frogs were (and…

Texas HS teams have history of beating outsiders

Photo by Matthew Visinsky When Euless Trinity took down nationally ranked No. 1 team De La Salle (CA) on ESPN last week, there was understandable chest-puffing from Texans. Here was a Trinity team — not even the top-ranked team in their own state — taking it to the supposed Best Team In The Country. It was another fine feather in…

Baylor-SMU, Midway-Mansfield highlight Slovacek’s I-35 Showdowns of the Week

Baylor-SMU, Midway-Mansfield highlight central Texas slate.

To honor the loyal football fans that travel great distances to support their favorite team, DCTF and our friends from Slovacek’s in West, Texas are proud to present The Slovacek’s I-35 Showdowns of the Week: Baylor (0-0) at SMU (0-0) 7:30 p.m. Friday at Gerald J. Ford Stadium in Dallas Everyone across the college football universe is itching to get…

Morning Jolt (Sept. 3): Relive Trevone Boykin’s most electrifying play from 2014

With TCU set to kick off tonight, revisit one of the Frogs' most dynamic plays.

Photo by Will Leverett This is the Morning Jolt, TexasFootball.com’s wake-up call to get up and start thinking about football. Finally, college football season kicks off in Texas tonight with two games involving Texas teams (though both are outside the Lone Star State). UTSA visits Arizona at 9 p.m. tonight, and TCU travels to Minneapolis to take on Minnesota at…

Craven: Young TCU needs style points

The Horned Frogs will be young, but CFP fate may start in Minneapolis.

Photo by Graham Staniforth The official start to college football is Thursday and TCU begins the season with a game against Minnesota. The Horned Frogs enter the season ranked 2nd in the Associated Press Preseason Poll and on Tuesday, TCU head coach Gary Patterson released the first depth chart of the season. It included a few surprised, two big omissions…